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Futurehealth Plenary Talk by Senia Maymin People sometimes find themselves addicted to certain behaviors. And they have the resolve to change, but not the tools to change. Now Positive Psychology highlights some tools to change behaviors. How can you modify behaviors for good? What are some tools and techniques? What tools and techniques will work for you? In what order can you combine the tools of positive psychology towards behavior modification? In this talk, we will discuss self-regulation, the happiness-choice tradeoff, the Ben Franklin method, creating new trigger activities, lessons from goal theory and hope theory, and incremental successes.
People sometimes find themselves addicted to food, to drugs, to alcohol, to people-pleasing, to shopping, to mindless time-wasting. And they have the resolve to change, but not the tools to change.

Now Positive Psychology highlights some tools to change behaviors. How can you modify behaviors for good? What are some tools and techniques? What tools and techniques will work for you? What's the first thing you should do, and then what's the second thing? In what order can you combine the tools of positive psychology towards behavior modification?

In this talk, we will discuss self-regulation, the happiness-choice tradeoff, the Ben Franklin method, creating new trigger activities, lessons from goal theory and hope theory, and incremental successes.

(Sources of information are books and articles by Locke, Latham, Lopez, Snyder, Seligman, Reivich, Bandura, Baumeister, Graybiel, Schwartz, and Franklin.)



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People sometimes find themselves addicted to food, to drugs, to alcohol, to people-pleasing, to shopping, to mindless time-wasting. And they have the resolve to change, but not the tools to change.

Now Positive Psychology highlights some tools to change behaviors. How can you modify behaviors for good? What are some tools and techniques? What tools and techniques will work for you? What's the first thing you should do, and then what's the second thing? In what order can you combine the tools of positive psychology towards behavior modification?

In this talk, we will discuss self-regulation, the happiness-choice tradeoff, the Ben Franklin method, creating new trigger activities, lessons from goal theory and hope theory, and incremental successes.

 


Author: Senia Maymin

Senia Maymin, MBA, MAPP consults to corporations about Positive Psychology. Senia is the Founder and Editor of Positive Psychology News Daily (www.pos-psych.com), a daily news site about the latest Positive Psychology research and applications. She also runs a blog on positive psychology ideas at Senia.com. Senia has a background in entrepreneurship, finance, high-tech, and video production. She speaks English, Russian, French, and Japanese. Senia received her AB in Mathematics and Economics at Harvard, her MBA at Stanford, and her Master in Applied Positive Psychology at UPenn.

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