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Negative self-talk worksheets: Identifying my thinking patterns

Amanda Knowles
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On this page, we will provide you with Negative self-talk worksheets: Identifying my thinking patterns It will help you identify thinking patterns.

What is Negative self-talk Worksheets: Identifying my thinking patterns

When faced with daily life stressors, we often tend to think negatively but are unaware of it. This worksheet will help you to recognize your negative thinking patterns and then challenge and modify them. To cope up with daily life situation, Thoughts that are negative, irrational, and mere assumptions are like a mental filter that doesn’t let us see and interpret a situation clearly, hence it is very important either to get rid of them or to channel them into rational and alternative thoughts. In CBT only facts are catered to, opinions and assumptions are brushed aside.

How is the Negative self-talk worksheets: Identifying my thinking patterns will help?

What we think is how we behave, our actions depict our thinking patterns. Negative thinking results in negative outcomes like sadness, anxiety, or depression. This worksheet will help you identify the triggers that make you think negatively. 

Instructions on how to use the Negative self-talk worksheets: Identifying my thinking patterns

Follow the guidelines which are mentioned in the worksheet step by step and use this worksheet daily at the end of each day.


On this page, we provided you with Negative self-talk worksheets: Identifying my thinking patterns, which hopefully helped you identify thinking patterns.

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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.

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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.