Questions to ask yourself

 

 

1. Is this thought a fact or an opinion?

 

2. Am I only noticing the negative?

 

3. Am I predicting the worst case scenario will happen?

 

4. What evidence do I have which means this thought is true?

 

5. What advice would I give to a friend if they felt like this?

 

6. What are the benefits of me thinking in this way?

 

7. Will this thought still be bothering me in the future?

 

8. Am I underestimating my ability to cope?

 

9. Are there any helpful coping strategies that I could put into place?

 

10. Is there an alternative way of looking at this thought?

 

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