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The Big ‘R’ — Recognizing negative self-talk

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a The Big ‘R’ — Recognizing negative self-talk. It will help you recognize your negative thinking pattern and change them with positive alternative thoughts.

What is The Big ‘R’ — Recognizing negative self-talk?

Self-talk is your internal monologue, your inner feelings that are a part of your unconscious mind. We often tend to criticize ourselves when faced with difficulties in life without realizing it. This worksheet will help you out in recognizing those negative self-talk that you do to yourself when faced with daily life stressors.

How will The Big ‘R’ — Recognizing negative self-talk help?

When we think negatively about ourselves, our productivity is affected. We become depressed and hopeless. Our relationships also get affected. This worksheet will help you in recognizing your negative self-talk and modifying it with positive thinking.

Instructions on how to use The Big ‘R’ — Recognizing negative self-talk

Fill the table related to your negative self-talk with the help of examples provided.

You can download this worksheet here.

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On this page, we provided you with The Big ‘R’ — Recognizing negative self-talk, which hopefully helped you recognize your negative thinking pattern and change them with positive alternative thoughts.

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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.