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Stress Management for Health Course

Self Talk Constructive Alternative Form










        I would like a new car


        I would like to lose

    10 pounds weight



























        We cant afford it




Negative Self Talk

Constructive Alternative




        Anticipation of arriving late for an important meeting


        Fear of giving a wedding speech



        Returning an item to a shop











Source: Stress Correspondence Course

Palmer S. (Handout 13)





        This is going to look so awful



        Will they laugh at my jokes

     and stories


        What is they dont believe

     its faulty




        I may be late but its not

     the end of the world


        They will probably laugh at

     some of them


        I will ask them to try it out

     in the shop

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