People are simultaneously smarter and dumber than you think. They often know what they’re doing is bad. They’re not usually lacking information. The issue is motivation. Overcoming ambivalence. Once people get motivated, they often make the change themselves with little help.
So how do we motivate them and get them to commit to change? Therapists call it “Motivational Interviewing”. It can produce results in as little as 15 minutes. It can improve relationships. And it can stop you from wanting to scream into a cushion.
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