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Stop, Think, and Act Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we provided you with a Stop, Think, and Act worksheet. It will help you to delay your reaction time and improve your decision-making skills.

What is the Stop, Think, and Act Worksheet?

STOP, Think, and Act is a beneficial skill to learn to live a wise life and make the right decisions. It focuses on delaying your reaction time. It teaches you to stop and reflect before reacting to any emotional or distressing thought or situation. Stop yourself!  Think hard before making any decision. Take a step back from the case; carefully do a cost & benefit analysis. 

How will the Stop, Think, and Act Worksheet help

Learning self-control of your emotions is essential to lead a healthy, well-balanced life. After, this worksheet you will be mindful of your actions. Put some sense and perspective in your mind. See the bigger picture. Practice the best possible outcome.

Instructions of the  Stop, Think, and Act Worksheet

To use the  Stop, Think, and Act Worksheet, give yourself the message to STOP and think before taking any action. Analyze the problem first, and then simply take out the worksheet and start filling it.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with a Stop, Think, and Act Worksheet. Hopefully, it has helped you delay your reaction time and improve your decision-making skills.

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.

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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.