How Come Certain People Change So Quickly…and For Other People It Takes

In the past few episodes of The Change Lab, Dr. Heinz has discussed the five stages of change (precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance). But some personal changes seem to happen in an instant, not in a slow progression through these five stages of change. 

In today’s episode of The Change Lab, Dr. Heinz answers a question she got from one of her colleagues about this very issue: why do some people change instantaneously without seeming to go through these stages? If you’ve been wondering why some people seem to “Just Do It”, this episode will help you understand what’s really going on. 

Doors close for Dr. Heinz’s new group coaching program, New Year’s Evolution, on Friday, December 29th. If you want to change something about your life, you want a program that is 100% grounded in the science of change, and you want a guide to take you through it, New Year’s Evolution is for you! Go to to join.

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