Trying to change our habits and behaviour is hard. You’ll know this yourself – think of something you’ve tried to change, maybe exercising a bit more, drinking a bit less or eating more healthily. Was it easy? Did you get stuck?
Even when our motivation is high creating long term change in our lives is difficult. As clinicians we’re often trying to facilitate that change to help a patient to achieve their goals. So how do we help them to adhere to the shared plan we’ve created and get the results they want? We discussed 4 key strategies in our BJSM editorial which I expanded on in our recent video.
Learn more on this important topic by listening to our new podcast with my friends and co-authors Dale Forsdyke and Adam Gledhill hosted by Stefan Griffin at BJSM: