Week One DQ 3 - about our parents behavior; current beliefs...

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Week One DQ 3 Post a 150- to 300-word response to the following discussion question by clicking on Reply: Figure 1.4 on page 18 in your textbook lists factors that influence behavior change. Select one type of factor and describe it in detail. How might knowing about factors that influence change help you with personal development? I have chosen to describe and talk about the predisposing factors, which cover life experiences factors that are very important since they are experiences that we can learn from; knowledge is also an important factor as the saying “knowledge is power” is very true, we need to have good sound knowledge to guide in the right direction; cultural and ethnic heritage can give us information
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Unformatted text preview: about our parents behavior; current beliefs and values are also a big influence on what we do and how we do it; attitudes plays a big role in helping us achieve our goals; age, sex, and race are factors that can determine certain health conditions; income and education can dictate what kind of life style we follow; access to health care can give lead to preventive illnesses. Knowing about all these factors can help us manage a good balanced life style by providing us with the knowledge needed to know when and how to exercise, knowing about a condition that our parent had can help us keep it under control or even get rid of it and lead a good healthy life style....
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