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Cognitive Distortions: Predicting The Future Worksheet

Amanda Knowles
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On this page, we will provide you with Cognitive Distortions: Predicting The Future Worksheet. It will help you to recognize and challenge your irrational thought of predicting the future.

What Cognitive Distortions: Predicting The Future Worksheet?

Predicting the future is a cognitive distortion that refers to assuming the worst of a situation and assuming one’s predictions about an outcome will be accurate. It is a thinking trap that affects your cognitive abilities and creates a mental filter in your thinking style.

How will the Cognitive Distortions: Predicting The Future Worksheet help?

The only way to fight these cognitive distortions is to know about them and understand how they work. This worksheet will help you challenge your way of thinking and predicting your future. Nobody has seen the future. How come anyone can expect and foresee what the future holds. This worksheet will make you more aware of your rational thoughts. 

Instructions on how Cognitive Distortions: Predicting The Future Worksheet

Whenever such irrational thought appears, you identify them and then work on your irrational thoughts and replace them with positive reviews.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with a Cognitive Distortions worksheet that hopefully helped you recognize and challenge your irrational thought of predicting the future.

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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.

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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.