by Bridgette DeBoer

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January 21, 2014
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Change your mind, change your behavior

Changing seems difficult at times. Eating better, beginning an exercise program, quitting smoking or refraining from technology can be difficult to change. When this happens there is ambivalence in the mind. Many times we attempt to make a change at the request of another or thinking we “should” change. This means part of the mind may think change is needed but another part of the mind may not want to change. Having ambivalence about change creates a “must have, can’t have” tug of war between you and the behavior. A battle with a habit is not fun. It can cause …

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 21, 2014 11:05AM Published Jan 21, 2014 11:02AM Copyright 2014 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.