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Challenging Negative Self-talk Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page we will provide you with a Challenging Negative Self-talk Thoughts Worksheet. It will help you know about the errors in the thinking and how to challenge them.

What is a Challenging Negative Self-talk Worksheet ?

Thinking errors or cognitive distortions are the faulty pattern of thoughts a person possesses in his mind. They are usually self defeating.They mostly occur when your thinking does not match with reality.Problems like anxiety and low self esteem are correlated with negative thinking.This worksheet will help you to remove those errors from your mind.

How will a Challenging Negative Self-talk  Worksheet  help?

This worksheet is designed to shed light on the possible cognitive errors . All thinking errors are mentioned and explained with the help of examples. It will help you to know about the cognitive distortions.

Instructions on how to use a Challenging Negative Self-talk Worksheet 

Thinking errors can be strong habits ,they are operated by the subconscious of mind. This worksheet will help you address those thoughts, challenge them and change them. Use this worksheet for challenging your thoughts.

Other  worksheets you may be interested in

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

Negative self-talk worksheet: Self-talk

Negative self-talk worksheets: Countering Negative Thoughts

Negative self-talk worksheets: Identifying my thinking patterns


On this page we provided you with a Challenging Negative Self-talk Worksheet. It  hopefully helped you know about the errors in the thinking and how to challenge them.

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

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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.