When we rely entirely on willpower to change our habits, we often find ourselves falling short. This is because willpower is a limited resource, and we have even less of it when we are stressed or fatigued. To help facilitate change, we need to shift our focus away from self control, and towards self regulation. Self control is about forcing yourself, and self regulation is about helping yourself. We can increase the behaviors that we want to do more of by putting supports and strategies in place to make them easier.
· Identify barriers to habit change.
· Examine ways to support habit change.
· Develop rituals and routines.
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