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Stress Management for Health Course

ABC Stressful Thinking/Feelings Identification Log


ABC, Stressful Thinking/Feelings Identification Log


Activating event, write down details of the event


Beliefs/self talk, thoughts, attitudes, images, assumptions, opinions about event at (A), write down automatic negative thoughts


Consequences/Emotions, write down your resulting unpleasant emotions eg stress, anxious, tense, angry, frustration












Instructions: In column A write down your problem/activating event, in column B write down your stress inducing automatic negative thoughts and beliefs around that activating event.  In column C write down your resulting stress related emotions/behaviours.  (See the example copy of ABC Log to help you complete this form)

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