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?