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Why Is Change So Hard?

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Maintenance

In this stage, the change has been established for the past six months and the threat of returning to old behaviors becomes less intense or frequent.

There is always a chance of relapsing to old behaviors and re-cycling through the stages, so it’s important to continue planning for events that may trigger it. Recalling what helped through previous stages, reflecting upon mistakes made and how to prevent them without over analyzing or judging will help here.

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