Day 4 of 31-Day Series “Your Last Health Resolution”
How to change? I’m sure I can provide a definitive solution to this age old problem in a short blog post. No problem.
Despite my sarcasm, we actually can find an answer for you. The operative word is “we”. I’m going to provide you a framework to determine how you can change yourself.
Along with owning a personal training company, I also work with an online health and wellness platform called DailyEndorphin. We focus on corporate wellness and helping people change behavior. Part of my work involves research into what we call “user experience”. I look at how to create an experience online that will result in changed behavior offline.
When analyzing the user experience, I look through the lens of the Fogg Behavior Model. BJ Fogg, founder of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford, has developed a behavior model to explain how real change occurs. The simple equations is: behavior = motivation x ability x trigger. It looks like this in graph form: