What's your health goal? Why people fail and how to succeed

Is there a health-related change you need or want to make? In this webinar recording, Dr. Diana Sherifali discusses how a ‘tiny habit’ approach can help people reach their health goals to manage or help to prevent chronic disease.


Learn the answers to the following questions:

  • 0:00 How can health goals help prevent or manage chronic disease?
  • 6:13 How can health coaches help?
  • 11:05 What is a tiny habit? 
  • 16:45 Why do tiny habits work?
  • 19:04 What role does motivation play?
  • 20:45 How do you get started?
  • 31:33 What should I look for in a health coach?
  • 38:20 How can tiny habits be used for weight loss?
  • 44:16 What do you do if you have memory problems?
  • 47:05 What can I do if I struggle to keep my goals?

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