Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Cost/Benefit of Health Action Plans and other Health Management topics.
You can plan to succeed, or you can ignore the signs that you are wasting your dollars and causing future health care expenses. Share some of your thinking with a reliable friend, family member, or consultant who can support you in your health behavior change. Here are some questions that you may want to answer in order to have a meaningful discussion with your advisors:
What have you learned about the behaviors you are doing and their effect on your health?
Name 3 behaviors that are improving your everyday health:
Why do you do these?
Name 3 behaviors that are derailing your health:
How will you change the behaviors right away?
How will this improve your health, and over what time period?
With whom will you share this information? When?
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|