In order to succeed, you need to understand the three most important elements in changing a behavior:
- Readiness to change – Do you have the resources and knowledge to successfully make a lasting change?
- Barriers to change – Is there anything preventing you from changing?
- Expect relapse – What might trigger a return to a former behavior?
The worksheet below will help you determine what stage of change you are in now, and help you choose appropriate techniques for progressing toward your goal.
Note: You may find it useful to use one set of worksheets for each goal you’ve set.