Are your clients being defensive? If so, self-affirmation may help.

Posted Posted in Communication, Motivation, Self-affirmation, Self-efficacy

Peter Harris and Ian Hadden, The Self-Affirmation Research Group, School of Psychology, University of Sussex, UK Have you ever been reluctant to face up to something you’d rather ignore? Maybe your fondness for something bad for you that you eat too often or your tendency to avoid health check-ups? Well, you’re not alone. Most of […]

Self-efficacy: En ”jeg-kan-godt”-overbevisning, der hjælper mennesker på vej til at ændre livsstil

Posted Posted in Motivation, Self-efficacy

Af Ralf Schwarzer, Berlins Frie Universitet, Tyskland og SWPS Universitet for Samfundsvidenskab og Humaniora, Polen At ændre ens adfærd er ofte ønskværdigt men svært at føre ud i livet. At stoppe med at ryge, spise sundt og følge en træningsplan kræver alt sammen motivation, en kontinuerlig indsats og generel vedholdenhed. Mens mange psykologiske faktorer har […]