Browsing All posts tagged under »I want to change«

Maintaining

September 23, 2011

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By this stage (in the seven stages of change), you’ve done most of the thought and grunt work needed to start reaching your goal. If you set out to lose 25 lbs, by this stage the numbers on the scale are going way, way down. If you decided you wanted to meet a great partner, […]

Preparation

September 16, 2011

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Once you’ve identified and dissolved some of your hindering beliefs, you are now ready to move into the third stage of change-Preparation. This is one of the most important stages. Adequate and proper preparation for any kind of change is what’s needed to succeed. And the converse is true as well. If you don’t prepare, […]

Contemplation

September 14, 2011

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In The Seven Psychological Stages of Change, Contemplation is the second stage. By now, you’ve successfully navigated the first stage of Pre-Contemplation which means that you’ve identified the major subconscious messages that have been holding you back from changing. Those tricky, limiting subconscious thoughts have been brought to the forefront of your conscious mind and […]

Pre-Contemplation

September 12, 2011

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As much as you may desire to change, you won’t be able to until you get to a place where you are solidly ready to get both the resources and motivation you need to change. Now, before you run out and try to amass tons of resources and self-help motivational tools, there’s something you really […]

The Seven Psychological Stages of Change

September 8, 2011

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When I first started my coaching practice, I couldn’t figure out why some clients would get coaching tools, use them and almost immediately start transforming their lives whereas others would want to spend their 60-minute sessions just talking about what they wanted to accomplish. This latter group didn’t seem interested in coaching at all, but […]

Ready to Change? Read this FIRST.

September 6, 2011

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After working with countless numbers of clients from all walks of life, on issues ranging from relationship woes to job dissatisfaction, I’ve discovered the number one reason why people don’t change:¬†They aren’t ready to. I know this may sound too simple. With all of the theories and reasons and literature out there on the difficulties […]