成为一个更好的自己作为改变行为的理由

Posted Posted in Mental Imagery, Possible selves

温妮弗里德·格巴德(Winifred Gebhardt),莱顿大学,荷兰 大约在九年前,我一夜之间成了素食主义者。在我当时正在读的一本小说中,主人公解释了他为什么不能吃“在某个时候心脏一直在跳动”的东西。这几句话就像一道惊雷。我意识到这正是我的感受。于是我立刻停止吃肉和鱼,从那以后我就一直坚持这种新的饮食习惯。新的行为完全符合“我是谁”。 相反,过去我经常慢跑,能轻松跑7公里。然而,我从不认为自己是一个“爱运动的人”,每当遇到诸如生病之类的障碍时,我就变成了一个懒汉。我现在不再试图“运动”,而是尽可能在白天散步。我认为自己是个“活跃的人”。

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 […]