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Getting Hooked WorkSheet
On this page we will provide you with a Getting Hooked WorkSheet. It will help you to accept and deal with all the negative thoughts that keep you hooked.
What is Getting Hooked WorkSheet?
Hooked is a term used in ACT therapy which refers to being hooked, overwhelmed by the thoughts that come into our mind, the automatic negative thoughts that are maladaptive. Whenever we experience such thoughts, the first reaction is that we try to suppress or ignore them unconsciously, we don’t address them. Acceptance therapies are about accepting and acknowledging the things as they are. Getting hooked is the term used when we are unable to ignore, avoid or get rid of the thought and it starts to affect us in any way, the thoughts start keeping us busy. It will help you to learn to acknowledge your feelings and thoughts rather than avoiding them and putting them away, since by doing that you only make them grow stronger, they don’t go away.
How Getting Hooked WorkSheet will help?
The worksheet will help you to accept the things and address them as it is, the thoughts that keep you restless, busy and hooked up needs to be addressed properly otherwise they will only keep getting reinforced and stronger with time. Acceptance is about experiencing the unwanted thoughts without evaluating them or trying to change them. The worksheet will make you understand the importance of accepting the things as it is and how, avoiding the thoughts and ignoring them is never the solution or the long term strategy.
Instructions on how to use the Getting Hooked WorkSheet
Use the worksheet to understand and deal effectively with the thoughts that keep you hooked up.
You can download this worksheet here.
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On this page we provided you with a Getting Hooked WorkSheet, which hopefully helped you to deal with all the negative thoughts that keep you hooked.
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