USEFUL TO KNOW SELF-MONITORING 1, 2 [MENTAL HEALTH]
You have come across the principles of self-monitoring . This is where you write down your activities and emotions each week, using a specifically designed worksheet . Self-monitoring , is so core to behavioural activation that you start it right at the beginning of your self-help programme, and continue to use it all the way through to the end. The leading authors of behavioural activation books report that there are eight main questions you can ask yourself through self-monitoring , which you can see below.
THE EIGHT MAIN QUESTIONS FOR SELF-MONITORING
1- How active am I?
You use self-monitoring to assess your overall level of activity .
2- What are the connections between what I do and how I feel?
You can begin to see how mood and activity are linked.
3-What sorts of emotions am I feeling ?
You can identify the range of different emotions…
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