Staying well while staying at home

Posted Posted in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Coping, Habit, Mental Health, Planning, Routines, Self-monitoring, SMART Goals

By Dr Federica Picariello and Professor Rona Moss-Morris, King’s College London, the UK. Within weeks around the world, daily life dramatically changed, and uncertainty seized our future in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Beyond the immediate and urgent need to slow down the spread of COVID-19 through rapid and widespread behavioural change (i.e., self-isolation, […]

Hvordan opprettholde helseatferd på lang sikt?

Posted Posted in Habit, Motivation, Self-monitoring, Self-regulation

Av Dominika Kwasnicka, SWPS Universitet, Poland, og Melbourne Universitet, Australia Det endelig målet til helsefremmende programmer er å drive langvarige endringer. Helsepersonell kan spille en rolle i å forbedre pasienters helseutfall og å opprettholde adferdsendring.  Vi vet at helseatferdsendring er vanskelig å initiere og det kan være enda mer utfordrende å opprettholde på lang sikt. […]

Physical activity in older age: how much is enough?

Posted Posted in Goal setting, Motivational interviewing, Self-monitoring

By Anne Tiedemann, The University of Sydney, Australia “Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it”… Plato, 400 BC. It’s long been known that making physical activity a regular habit is important for health and wellbeing. But health promotion messages often […]