You aren't what you think! For teens with negative thinking habits, cognitive restructuring is a simple and effective cognitive behavioral approach to help you break free from the nine most common negative thinking habits. In this workbook, you'll learn to target the negative thinking habits that can cause you to worry or feel bad, such as the I can't habit, the doom and gloom habit, the all or nothing habit, the jumping to conclusions habit, and more!
Each chapter will walk you through simple explanations of each kind of negative thought, as well as the sorts of behaviors, emotions, and bodily sensations that might be expected. You'll also gain an understanding of unhelpful or unrealistic thoughts, how to challenge them, how to replace them with more realistic and helpful thoughts, and an action plan for moving forward. Your thoughts don't have to define who you are and how you experience life. Filled with real-life examples, these simple and effective techniques provide a step-by-step action plan that will help you kick negative thinking habits to the curb for good!