Stages of Change

The Transtheoretical Model AKA The Stages of Change & Why They Matter

The Transtheoretical Model Whether you know it or not, the Transtheoretical Model is followed when a person wants to adjust his or her behavior. The Transtheoretical Model evaluates an individual's willingness to change his or her behavior. It offers a plan to guide a person through the stages of change from action to maintenance. Understanding the Stages of Change Theories The theory of change encompasses both biological and social influences and can be applied to a...Click Here to Keep Reading

Self Reflection: Recognizing Limits for a Happier and Healthier You

Recognizing Limits The path to achieving new goals is by recognizing limits. An important aspect of goal-setting is balance and ensuring that you don't take on too much at a time. Below are some tips to achieve your goals without taking on too much at once. With the start of a new year, comes a multitude of self-expectation and new goals to set and achieve. Remember, when recognizing limits; it doesn't mean you are limited,...Click Here to Keep Reading
Reduce Stress with an Adult Coloring Book (Colored Pencils and coloring book page)

Reduce Stress with an Adult Coloring Book

Ever hear of an adult coloring book? If you thought coloring was an activity for kids, think again! In recent years, coloring books for adults have been rising in popularity. These books are not typical coloring books you’d see for children, which usually include large pictures of animated animals or people. Adult coloring books contain much smaller and more intricate black and white outlines to color in. According to an article published by Forbes, these...Click Here to Keep Reading
girl in meditation pose

Introducing Meditation: The Benefits and Apps Edition

Introducing Meditation Apps and Benefits Our lives are often full of excitement, twists, and turns lurking around every corner. Sometimes it’s hard to find time to yourself, to simply disconnect from the hustle and bustle of your life. If you’re finding difficulty in carving out some much-needed relaxation, maybe meditation might be right for you. Benefits of Meditation Aside from a few moments to yourself and relaxation, meditation also has some other surprising benefits. Stress...Click Here to Keep Reading
What does forgiveness mean to you?

Positive Psychology: What Forgiveness Means for You

To understand forgiveness, you must get into the philosophy of what forgiveness means. These remarkable quotes are a good starting point to understanding what forgiveness means. As you go through this document, take note of quotes and phrases that stand out to you. Everyone is battling with a different circumstance, so what might work for you might not work for someone else. Forgiveness Quotes from PsychologyTools.org: When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to...Click Here to Keep Reading