THE JOY CHOICE.
New Science and Strategies for Helping Your Patients Achieve and Sustain their Self-Care Behaviors and Lifestyle Goals.
Participants will learn about the science showing the key role that flexible thinking plays in sustaining exercise and intentional eating practices.
PRESENTER: Michelle Seagar, PhD, MPH, MS
Michelle is an award-winning, NIH-funded researcher at the University of Michigan with almost thirty years studying how to help people transform their thinking so they can adopt healthy behaviors in ways that can survive the complexity and unpredictability of the real world. Michelle’s translational research is widely recognized as relevant and practical. She is an advisor to World Health Organization, was named inaugural chair of the United States National Physical Activity Plan’s Communication Committee, an adviser to the Department of Health and Human Services, and formally directed the University of Michigan’s Sports, Health, and Activity Research and Policy Center. For her entire career she has combined interdisciplinary academic research with real-world health coaching to pioneer methods that create sustainable healthy behavior change, and which have been adopted to boost patient health, employee health and well-being, and gym membership retention. She speaks around the world and is frequently interviewed in major media outlets like The New York Times, NPR, and Prevention. Her new book, THE JOY CHOICE showcases the exciting new science and method for breaking down all-or-nothing thinking and cultivating the in-the-moment decisions that support self-care, health, and well-being.
Resources: The Joy Choice