You can practice Reframing by taking these steps:
You can use this exercise to overcome your fears and doubts.
Write down negative thoughts that are preventing you from reaching your goal. Write them under “Tick.”
Examine the negatives. Are you blowing things out of proportion?
Substitute an objective, positive thought for each subjective, negative one. Write those under “Tock.”
Adapted from Michalko, M. (2006) Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques (Paperback 2nd edition) Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA
W(RAP) It Up: Create a plan to move forward.
You’ve learned how to use ReFraming to respond to challenges positively, which is an essential part of being resilient. Click on the link below, print it out and think about: what should you stop doing, continue doing, and start doing.
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