Changing for Good: A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward
Changing for Good: A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward

Book Changing for Good: A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward

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This self-help book is based on over 20 years of research and outlines a comprehensive six-stage program that aims to help individuals overcome bad habits and move forward in a positive direction.

"Changing for Good" has received praise from readers and professionals alike. One of the book's strengths is its emphasis on the importance of recognizing the stages of change and understanding how progress through each stage can lead to lasting change.

The authors use real-life examples and case studies to illustrate the six-stage program and provide readers with practical tools and exercises to help them apply the concepts to their own lives. The book also emphasizes the importance of a supportive environment, including friends, family, and professional support, in helping individuals achieve their goals.

Another strength of the book is its focus on individual differences and the recognition that change is a personal process that can vary from person to person. The authors emphasize the importance of tailoring strategies to meet each individual's unique needs and circumstances, which can increase the likelihood of success.

Overall, "Changing for Good" is a comprehensive guide to making lasting changes in one's life. Its evidence-based approach and practical strategies make it a valuable resource for anyone looking to overcome bad habits, improve their health and well-being, and move forward in a positive direction.

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Excerpt:

SUMMARY OF SOME CHANGE PROCESS TECHNIQUES

Process: Consciousness-Raising
Goals: Increasing information about self and problem
Techniques*: Observations, confrontations, interpretations, bibliotherapy

Process: Social Liberation
Goals: Increasing social alternatives for behaviors that are not problematic
Techniques*: Advocating for rights of repressed, empowering, policy interventions

Process: Emotional Arousal
Goals: Experiencing and expressing feelings about one’s problems and solutions
Techniques*: Psychodrama, grieving losses, role playing

Process: Self-Reevaluation
Goals: Assessing feelings and thoughts about self with respect to a problem
Techniques*: Value clarification, imagery, corrective emotional experience

Process: Commitment
Goals: Choosing and commiting to act, or belief in ability to change
Techniques*: Decision-making therapy, New Year’s resolutions, logotherapy

Process: Countering
Goals: Substituting alternatives for problem behaviors
Techniques*: Relaxation, desensitization, assertion, positive self-statements

Process: Environment Control
Goals: Avoiding stimuli that elicit problem behaviors
Techniques*: Environmental restructuring (e.g., removing alcohol or fattening foods), avoiding high-risk cues

Process: Reward
Goals: Rewarding self, or being rewarded by others, for making changes
Techniques*: Contingency contracts, overt and covert reinforcement

Process: Helping Relationships
Goals: Enlisting the help of someone who cares
Techniques*: Therapeutic alliance, social support, self-help groups
Changing for Good: A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward

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