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Friday, 19 November 2010

Keeping a Diary

In CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) clients are often recommended to record their anxious thoughts and their daily activities in a diary.

This can help to distance you from the experience of anxiety or depression if you are feeling negative and it can also give you a more objective record of how your day goes - of any good points as well as the negative things that you may have a tendency to focus on if you are feeling stressed or down.

To read more about what you might include in your daily diary if you want it to be a useful tool in dealing with stress, anxiety or negative thoughts, click on the link below:

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2 comments:

  1. I really found this very interesting as one of my friend suffers from CBT and see David Bonham was simply superb with his Technics! hats off to David Bonham. I have also shared this with face book, as many we don't know might be suffering from CBT..forgot to say this blog is really wonderful to go through..thanks


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  2. Thanks for your comment. Just to clarify any confusion: CBT is not something you suffer from! It is a particular psychological approach for helping people suffering from problems such as anxiety or depression.

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    David

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