Worksheets & Exercises

Here I've put some of the worksheets that I think are useful for a variety of life stressors. I hope that you find something helpful in this little library!

Assertive Communication

A communication style in which a person stands up for their own needs and wants, while also taking into consideration the needs and wants of others, without behaving passively or aggressively.

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Behavioural Activation Exercise

You can begin to decrease depression by engaging in activities you find enjoyable, and by taking care of responsibilities that you have been neglecting.

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Wooden Toothbrushes

Challenging Negative Thoughts

Depression, poor self-esteem, and anxiety are often the result of irrational negative thoughts.Challenging irrational thoughts can help us change them.

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Dog in Cone

 Mindful Breathing  ( Dr. Weil's 4-7-8 )

 This breathing exercise is utterly simple, takes almost no time, requires no equipment and can be done anywhere. Although you can do the exercise in any position, sit with your back straight while learning the exercise. 

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Breathe

Core Beliefs

Think of core beliefs like a pair of sunglasses. Everyone has a different "shade" that causes them to see things differently.

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Tortoise sunglasses

'I' Statements Exercise

 This technique will allow you to communicate what is upsetting while minimizing blaming. If our statements feel too blaming, the person we are trying to speak to will often become defensive. 

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Holding Hands

Automatic Thoughts Worksheet 

Oftentimes, our automatic thoughts are negative and irrational. Identifying these negative automatic thoughts and replacing them with new rational thoughts can improve our mood. 

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Thinking Man

Decatastrophizing Worksheet

While cognitive distortions are normal, they can be harmful. Catastrophizing is letting your worries go unchecked. Let's step back and decatastrophize.

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Stressed Woman

 Relationship Growth Activity

 Sometimes in relationships we become so focused on the problems that we forget to see our partner as a person. You can strengthen your relationship by learning more about your partner.

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Loving Couple