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Making a Change That Matters

Topic Overview

Almost everyone wants to change or improve some part of his or her life. For some people, it's eating better or getting more exercise. For others, it might be quitting smoking or drinking less. But whatever the change, you have to be ready to make it. And the reality is that only you know when you're ready for a change.

No matter where you are—whether you're ready to change today or are thinking that nothing has to change—you've come to the right place.

Which of these sounds most like you?

  • Not Ready for Change?: "My life's too crazy to deal with anything new right now, and I'm fine. I don't think my behaviour is that big of a problem."
  • Thinking About a Change?: "Life could be better. I don't know how much I can do right now, but I think something needs to change."

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Current as ofSeptember 11, 2018

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Timothy Stockwell, PhD - Psychology
Christine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health