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Amanda Knowles

On this page, we will provide you with the Core beliefs Worksheet. It will help you to work on your self limiting core beliefs.

What is Core Beliefs Worksheet

According to Cognitive Behavioural therapists, Core beliefs are our most profound assumptions about ourselves, the world, and others. They are the beliefs that are installed in our mind and shape our world.  To be honest, nothing matters more than the core beliefs. They are the main drivers of our issues, including our automatic negative thoughts. 

How will Core Beliefs Worksheet help

Core beliefs are shaped by our experiences, they guide you through life. They can be positive as well as negative. Negative core beliefs are self-limiting. Self-limiting beliefs are as the name indicates limiting, dark and filled with pessimistic thoughts, e.g the world is cruel, nobody is there for me. By becoming aware of your core beliefs you will be able to challenge them. For details on how to challenge your Core Beliefs, See our worksheet on Challenging the Negative Core Beliefs Worksheet

Instructions for the Core Beliefs Worksheet

Core beliefs are convictions instead of realities. This worksheet aims at making its clients aware of their core beliefs. Acceptance is the first step towards recovery, by accepting and knowing your core beliefs you will be able to challenge them and change them into positive experiences.

You can download this worksheet here.


On this page, we provided you with the Core beliefs Worksheet. Hopefully, It helped you in understanding your self limiting core beliefs.

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


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.

Amanda Knowles

Sara Quitlag 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.