A Sturgeon Bay psychologist says making a new behavior a new habit for your New Year’s resolution requires patience as well as willpower. Dr. Dennis White suggests that our feelings sometimes get in the way of accomplishing our goals. He says you need to have a triple-whammy of behavior, combined with consistent thoughts and feelings.
Dr. White encourages you to hang in there with the new behavior for a while and your feelings will eventually catch up. You can listen to the entire audio of this week’s Mental Health Minute with Dr. Dennis White with this story below.