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Automatic negative thoughts (ants worksheet)

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with an automatic negative thought (ants worksheet, which will help you in alternating your automatic negative thoughts with positive and healthy thoughts.

What is an Automatic negative thought (ants worksheet)?

Automatic Negative thoughts (ANT) are those that arise in reaction to ordinary situations, whether they are conscious or subconscious. These thoughts are irrational and upsetting and can disrupt one's mental health functioning. One should make an effort to alternate these negative thoughts with positive ones. This worksheet will enable you to do so.

How will Automatic negative thoughts (ants worksheet)help?

It will help you to change your automatic negative thoughts with positive and healthy ones. It will also enable you to handle difficult situations with a positive mind.

Instructions on how to use automatic negative thoughts (ants worksheet)

Fill the table related to your thoughts at the end of each day.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with Automatic negative thoughts (ants worksheet)which hopefully helped you in alternating your automatic negative thoughts with positive and healthy thoughts.

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.