On this page, we will provide you with an Avoidance & Suffering Diary Worksheet. It will help you to maintain a record of the problems and solutions you have used.

What is Avoidance & Suffering Diary Worksheet?

Suffering is a condition of being in pain and unpleasantness. Suffering can be physical, psychological, or social. It puts a person in a miserable state. We encounter different types of unpleasantness in our daily life. People avoid things, events, and situations that are overwhelming or distressing for them. The avoidance at the spot may feel like an escape but in the long run, it is always damaging the mental health. The worksheet is about learning to cope up effectively with your sufferings by identifying them and keeping a track of them.

How Avoidance & Suffering Diary Worksheet will help?

Every human being is prone to face different problems in different domains of life. And every person has a unique set of capacities to deal with suffering. This worksheet will help you to keep track of your sufferings, your methods to avoid those and the resources you had devoted for this purpose.

Instructions on how to use Avoidance & Suffering Diary Worksheet.

Keeping an avoidance and suffering diary will help you to assess your capabilities and enhance coping abilities for future use. You have to record every suffering (physical, psychological, social) and then the ways to avoid those sufferings. 

Other  worksheets you may be interested in

Below are links to a few more worksheets which are closely related to the worksheet above.

Mastery And Pleasure Activity Diary

Free printable sleep diary worksheet

Cravings Diary Worksheet


On this page, we provided you with the Avoidance & Suffering Diary Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to maintain a record of your problems and solutions you have used.

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.

Mental help Resources

The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.

If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.