social support

Replace your ‘partners in crime’ with true friends

Are you trying to lose weight, sustain a regular exercise routine, eat better food, or generally lead a healthier lifestyle? Are you relying on willpower to avoid temptations, form good habits or stop bad habits? As I've mentioned before in my blogs willpower is not an infinite resource, and therefore you need to employ other strategies to help you succeed in your wholesome objectives. One ...
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Goals and social support

This week one of my clients wrote out his health and fitness goals. It is admirable to see the value he has placed on significant other people being involved, either as support or part of his reason for having goals in the first place. I particularly liked his reasons for wanting to change – ‘be fit enough to support and enjoy – wife, children and grandchildren’, and that he ‘still has things [he ...
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