Each January, thousands of people resolve to better themselves in some way. Healthwise has added a new suite of content to their Knowledgebase on making changes and setting goals that uses strategies based on behavior change techniques. Here’s some sample copy available to use for those who license the Healthwise Knowledgebase.
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Making a change that matters
Almost everyone has something that he or she wants to change. But no matter how good our intentions are to stick with a goal, taking on any major change can be intimidating. Whatever the change, you have to be ready to make it. Based on behavior change theory, knowing where you are on your journey can help you to change unhealthy behaviors for good. Using this guide, you’ll answer questions and be directed to information and resources that can help you where you are today. Whether you’re thinking about a change, planning for a change, or trying to keep your change going, here’s how to do it—and how to avoid the barriers that can keep you from meeting your goals. [Create a hyperlink to the Making a Change That Matters Topic Overview on your website. DOCHWID=abp2710]
The long and short of goal setting
This year, are you thinking about making a change for the better? It’s hard to adopt a healthy new behavior or change a bad habit, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Before you set your goals and make a plan, find out what type of goals increase your chances for success. With the right goals in mind, you’ll have what it takes to improve your health. This year, don’t let your goals get away from you! Learn how to create goals that are right for you with these great tips. [Create a hyperlink to the Setting Goals Topic Overview on your website. DOCHWID=zx3176]
How to kick a habit
If you’ve decided to change a habit—whether it is becoming more active, quitting smoking, or doing something else to improve your health—congratulations! You have taken an important step by focusing on future goals. Now it’s time to take action. But have you ever tried to change a habit and then, before you knew it, you were back doing the same old things again? Don’t get discouraged. Get a plan. Learn four steps that are proven to help people make a change for living better. [Create a hyperlink to the Change a Habit by Setting Goals Topic Overview on your website. DOCHWID=abk7429]
New year, new you
If you’ve decided to make a change this year, you might be feeling excited or nervous. Many people who are thinking about change feel this way. Kick-start your change with these strategies for creating a plan. Making a change includes mapping a course for success—and this information will give you a lot of bang for your buck. Start by focusing on three questions about why you want to change. Then use the four checklists that follow to create a customized plan that really will keep you on track, every day, all year long. [Create a hyperlink to the Planning for a Change That Matters Topic Overview on your website. DOCHWID=abp2716]
Ready to kick the smoking habit?
Whether it’s a New Year’s resolution or your doctor’s recommendation, you’re finally giving your smoking habit some serious thought. You’d really like to quit, but are you ready? Your success or failure can depend on how ready you are to quit. Use this interactive tool to learn if you’re ready or not. [Create a hyperlink to the Interactive Tool: Are You Ready to Quit Smoking? on your website. DOCHWID=te7959]
Teasers for Social Media Networks (Less than 140 characters)
- Thinking about a change? Planning for a change? Trying to keep change going? Here’s how. [Insert a shortened URL to the Making a Change That Matters Topic Overview on your website. DOCHWID=abp2710]
- Learn how to create goals that are right for you with these great tips. [Insert a shortened URL to the Setting Goals Topic Overview on your website. DOCHWID=zx3176]
- Want to kick a habit? Check out these helpful tips. [Insert a shortened URL to the Change a Habit by Setting Goals Topic Overview on your website. DOCHWID=abk7429]
- Making a change? Having a plan can make a big difference. Start here. [Insert a shortened URL to the Planning for a Change That Matters Topic Overview on your website. DOCHWID= abp2716]
- Are you ready to quit smoking? Your success or failure starts here. [Insert a shortened URL to the Interactive Tool: Are You Ready to Quit Smoking? on your website. DOCHWID=te7959]
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