The topic of this episode is Learning and Change – and how can we learn from our relapses, and missteps.
First of all, I want to correct a mistake I did in Episode 23: Understanding Change – and Why Is So Difficult to Change, where I spoke about a specific model to explain change that was developed by a team of psychologists in the 1990s: Prochaska, Norcross, and Diclemente.
I said that according to this model, if someone wants to change a habit or behavior, they will go through a 5-Stage Process.
My mistake was to describe this system with only 5 stages, when the authors speak of 6 stages. (more…)