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Monday, 18 January 2016

You eat what you are? Changing identity to motivate healthy eating


If you've resolved to eat more healthily this New Year's, you might find that imagining yourself as a healthy eater is the key to changing your behaviour for the better. Writing in the journal Self & Identity, Amanda M. Brouwer and Katie E. Mosack explore the concept of 'self as doer' and whether it could be of use in changing people's eating habits.

You eat what you are? Changing identity to motivate healthy eating
Pamela is a former accountant, recovering journalist and international cat herder, disabled and chronically sick with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia and Cervical spondylosis, fluent in three languages; English, Spanish and Rubbish. Mostly writes in the latter. She likes Genealogy, Model Railways and Cats.

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