#359 Beyond 'Just Do It': Understanding the Real Stages of Change

The Nope Coach

Apr 22 2024 • 15 mins

Suzanne discusses the limitations of the motivational slogan 'Just Do It', particularly when applying it to making lasting changes in one's life.

She elaborates on the actual stages of change, including pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, maintenance, and termination, using personal fitness as a primary example.

Suzanne emphasizes the importance of recognizing these stages and being patient and compassionate with oneself throughout the process. She also discusses the concept of relapse and the necessity of acknowledging what is being given up when making a change.

Suzanne encourages listeners to embrace the stages of change, seek support when needed, and approach transformation with a holistic perspective.

In this episode Suzanne talks about:

  • The Myth of 'Just Do It' and the Reality of Change
  • Exploring the Stages of Change: From Pre-contemplation to Action
  • The Often Overlooked Relapse Phase and Its Impact
  • Acknowledging What We Give Up During Change
  • The Importance of Compassion and Support in the Change Process

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