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Change Motivation Worksheet

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Change Motivation Worksheet

What is your long-term goal(s)?
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If you have listed more than one goal, please pick the one that you would most like to tackle first.
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List the three things in your life that are most important to you.

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How would making this change improve your ability to nurture these three things?

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Take a few moments to picture the “new you.” How will this person differ from the person that you are today?

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Mentally:
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Emotionally:
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As an example, take either yesterday or today. How would your day have gone differently if you already had made the change that you are currently contemplating?
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What are you most afraid of as you embark on this new journey?
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What could you do to prevent these fears from becoming a reality?
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List three to five specific and measurable short-term goals that will help you achieve your long-term goal (eg, exercising for 30 minutes/day or cutting out bedtime snacks). Include the date by which you would like to achieve each goal.

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Which of these changes do you think you will find the easiest to achieve? Which will rank as the most difficult?
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List one to three other difficult things that you have achieved in your lifetime. Did you learn any lessons during these times that you could apply to your current challenge?

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List five ways that you could keep yourself motivated on especially difficult days.

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How will you reward yourself when you reach your short-term goals? What about when you have achieved your long-term goal(s)?
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Do you talk to yourself like a friend would? If not, write below what sort of cruel things you say to yourself.
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Now, turn every one of those statements around. What would you say if someone said those same comments to you about someone you care about?
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Would any material things make this time easier for you? Examples might include new exercise clothes or a vegetable steamer.
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Who will you call for support when you are having a tough time sticking to your plan?
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Review Date 7/14

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G-0978 Change Motivation Worksheet

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