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, […]

How to maintain health behaviours long term?

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

By Dominika Kwasnicka, SWPS University, Poland and University of Melbourne, Australia The ultimate goal of health promotion programmes is to promote long-lasting change and health care professionals can play a role and help patients to improve their health outcomes and maintaining behaviour change. We know that health behaviour change is difficult to initiate and it […]

Träning för äldre: hur mycket är för mycket?

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

Av: Anne Tiedemann, The University of Sydney, Australia “Brist på aktivitet ödelägger människans goda tillstånd medan rörelse och metodisk fysisk träning räddar och förvarar det” Platon, 400 f.Kr. Det har länge varit känt att regelbunden fysisk träning är viktig för hälsan och välbefinnandet. Hälsofrämjande meddelanden riktar sig ofta till barn och ungdomar, med mindre fokus […]