The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a major toll on people's sense of schedule. Lack of motivation and the removal of daily routines has negatively affected health behaviors, leading to an increase in snacking and sitting around the house more frequently than before the pandemic. This brief summarizes the findings from a national survey aimed at understanding behavior change and goal setting during the pandemic and provides tips for getting back into healthy habits.
COVID-19, Healthy Monday, Health Behaviors
Mental and Social Health | Public Health | Social and Behavioral Sciences
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The authors are affiliated with The Monday Campaigns, a public health initiative associated with leading health institutions that seeks to reduce the incidence of preventable diseases by dedicating every Monday to health.
Serrur, Michael and Rose, James, "Staying at Home: How Well Did Americans Maintain Their Health Behaviors during COVID-19?" (2021). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 140.
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