Stages of Change #5- Maintenance-Living it!

SuccessChange is an ongoing process. Once action has been taken maintaining that change is an extended process. Maintenance involves, making a commitment to ensure that the change is lasting. During maintenance stage,there is the possibility of relapse to one of the previous stages of change. To help minimize the chance of relapse, it is important to have a support system and a strong commitment to maintenance. In turn this can help ensure that change is lasting.