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Rate Your Readiness to Change

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These questions can help you assess your readiness to make changes in your life and identify what might be holding you back.

1. On a scale of 0–10, with 0 being “not at all important” and 10 being “extremely important,” how important is it for you to change right now?

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

• Why are you at the number you picked and not at zero?

• What would need to happen for you to get to a higher number?

2. If you did decide to change, how confident are you that you could do it? Rate your confidence level on a scale of 0–10, with 0 being no confidence that you could change and 10 being absolutely certain you can.

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

• Why are you at the number you picked and not at zero?

• What would need to happen for you to get to a higher number?

Adapted from Ellen R. Glovsky, PhD, RD, LDN, and Gary Rose, PhD, Institute for Motivation and Change, 2007.

 

 

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