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How To Open Up People’s Minds to Change — PsyBlog

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Dr Emily Falk, who led the study, said:    “We were particularly interested in using self-affirmation to help people become more active because sedentary behavior is one of the biggest health threats faced by both Americans and people around the world    Our findings highlight that something as simple as reflecting on core values can fundamentally change the way our brains respond to the kinds of messages we encounter every day.    Over time, that makes the potential impact huge.”

Just remember, you cannot change anyone. Only the person can change herself or himself.

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