How to set goals that work?

Posted Posted in Goal setting, Planning

By Tracy Epton, University of Manchester, United Kingdom Goal setting is a popular technique There are many different techniques that can be used to change behaviour (93 according to a recent list!). Goal setting is a well-known technique that most people have used at some point. Goal setting is used by charities (e.g., Alcohol Concern, […]

Harnessing your imagination: Using the power of mental imagery to change health behaviour

Posted Posted in If-Then Plans, Interventions, Mental Imagery, Planning

Martin S. Hagger, Curtin University, Australia and University of Jyväskylä, Finland and Dominic Conroy, Birkbeck University of London, UK What is mental imagery? People are usually quite good at imagining things. For example, people often act out future actions or scenarios in their mind, or daydream about fanciful possibilities. These imagined situations are often unstructured […]

The Power of Planning

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Kuasa Merancang Peter M. Gollwitzer, Universiti New York Semua orang mempunyai tabiat yang tidak baik. Anda makan bila rasa tertekan atau minum alkohol dengan terlalu banyak semasa bersantai dengan rakan-rakan. Tekanan yang anda rasai adalah disebabkan oleh sikap anda sendiri yang sering menangguhkan kerja kerana terlalu asyik melayari media sosial, atau melibatkan diri anda dalam […]