scientific approach to accomplishing your resolution. Start by understanding
your habits and events that trigger them. Make sure you are aware of how you
live and how various parts of your life are interconnected..
This lecture reviews procedures you can follow to understand how your
environment and external events affect your habits.
- Analyze how external events affect your motivation
- Create a flow chart of events leading to your diet and exercise habits
- Analyze cycles of repetitive events
- Make list of routine events and analyze their influence on your diet and
Read Chapter 5: Tools for
Understanding complex projects in thinking person's weight loss and
exercise program. Pages 66-79.
- Lecture on understanding your lifestyle
Advanced learners like you, often need different ways of understanding a topic. Reading is just one way of understanding. Another way is through writing about what you have
read. The enclosed assessment is designed to get you to think more about the concepts taught in this session.
- What does a D shape symbol in a flow chart mean?
- What are the steps in creating a list of routines?
- What are the steps in flow charting?
- Why should list of events that lead to one person's over eating
focus on repetitive events?
- What is meant by "steady state" in your daily routines?
Every week ask a question
or comment on the lecture.
Complete Table 3 and Figure 2 in
Chapter 1 of the book Thinking Person Weight Loss & Exercise
Create a cycle map of one or more of your habits.
Please scan your work and email to the instructor or
mail your work to 1319 Ozkan St. Mclean VA 22101.
- A child behavior management flow chart
- The Precede-Proceed planning framework
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