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Negative self-talk worksheets: Replacing Irrational Beliefs

Amanda Knowles
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On this page, we will provide you with the Negative self-talk worksheets: Replacing Irrational Beliefs.  It will help you to know how to challenge and replace your irrational beliefs with positive, rational thinking patterns.

What Negative self-talk worksheets: Replacing Irrational Beliefs?

Negative self-talk is the tendency to criticize yourself. We often think negatively about our self which diminishes our ability to think confidently and positively. Irrational Beliefs are the decisions an individual makes about themselves, the world, and their future. These decisions are based entirely on what you have learned through life experiences and what meaning you have attached to those experiences, your past experiences shape today’s thinking patterns and decisions. The negative automatic thoughts if not dealt with and catered properly,  form your negative schemas that end up making your core beliefs.

How will Negative self-talk worksheets: Replacing Irrational Beliefs  help

Thoughts are challenged and examined by providing evidence. When the evidence that underlies core beliefs is challenged, the core beliefs can be changed. If the information or the evidence that has been provided favors the core belief then that evidence is given attention but when that is against the core belief, it tends to be ignored.

Instructions for the Negative self-talk worksheets: Replacing Irrational Beliefs

Core beliefs are convictions instead of realities. This worksheet aims at making you aware of your core beliefs and carefully review the evidence for and against the core belief.

Conclusion

On this page, we provided you with the Negative self-talk worksheets: Replacing Irrational Beliefs. Hopefully, It helped you how to challenge and replace your irrational beliefs with positive, rational thinking patterns.

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

You can download this worksheet here.

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.