Why Is Personal Change So Tough to Do?

Engage Three Levels of Change for Self-Improvement Published on October 31, 2013 by Dr. Bill Knaus, Ed.D. in Science and Sensibility.

Admit it. You want to change something about yourself. You want to assert your opinions but you keep holding yourself back. You have a smoking habit that you still want to kick. You feel crippled by anxiety and want to feel emotionally fit. You procrastinate too much and want to act more productively. You are unhappy with the people you date, but keep putting off searching for a suitable mate.

If you are like millions of others, when it comes to making serious personal changes—the kind that can do you considerable good--you put on the brakes when you had better accelerate. Let’s explore why you might stop yourself and how to start and accelerate actions to make positive changes.

Is it possible for you to get past these and other change barriers when the change that you have in mind is more important than the cost of breaching the barrier? If so, then let’s look at a three levels of change intervention to overcome interferences from change blockers and to get on your way to forge a stronger, confident, you. Continue Reading..