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Should Statements Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a Should Statements Worksheet which will help you learn not to use a should statement in your life.

What is a Should Statements Worksheet?

Should statements are a typical negative thought habit, also known as a cognitive distortion, that may lead to feelings of anxiety and panic.  They also make unrealistic demands and place undue strain on ourselves, making us feel guilty or as though we've failed. This worksheet will help you in realizing this so that you stop using should statement in your life.

How will a Should Statements Worksheet help?

It will help you in recognizing your negative should statements and allow you to change them into positive ones. It will help you to reduce your anxiety and depression associated with the pressure of should statements that you may use.

Instructions on how to use a Should Statements Worksheet

There will be scenario-based examples of should statement styles and how one can use alternative positive statements in that particular situation. Read them carefully and then write examples from your own life in the space given.

You can download this worksheet here.

Other  worksheets you may be interested in

Below are links to a few more worksheets which are closely related to the worksheet above.

I’ Statements Worksheet

I’ Statements Practice Worksheet

Assertive Statements Worksheet


On this page, we provided you with a Should Statements Worksheet, which hopefully helped you learn not to use should statements in your life.

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

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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.