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The Research Her

The Research Her is a weekly science communication podcast for us that provides reliable and relatable topics from how hair products affect health to the effects of Instagram on mental health. It encourages improvement of the disproportionate amount of research focused on minorities. Host Elissia Franklin is a black woman in chemistry who shares the woes and rewards in her field while learning of research in many areas.

Mar 8, 2019

This week, we discuss how to form and maintain behavior changes so that we can work toward wellness. I discuss 5 aims that everyone should have when forming new long term behaviors. I open up about some of the old habits that I learned to break and tricks on how I did it.


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Show sources:

Theoretical explanations for maintenance of behaviour change: a systematic review of behaviour theories by 

Dominika Kwasnicka, Stephan U Dombrowski, Martin White & Falko Sniehotta

*Note* I am not an expert in this field. All literature interpretations are from my perspective and do not always reflect the intention of the authors.