Seems like a quick easy way to pinpoint and acknowledge places where stress and negative emotions stem from and how to efficiently address them from a place of mindful neutrality
To identify and realize how to change even the simplest of core believes is to ￼become more self aware.
Activating event, automatic thoughts, consequences, disputing, new effect
I didn’t realize this was normal which was a huge relief I’m very excited about learning about the letter D and how to change my consequences
Phases and changes
It is interesting to know these are normal phases our mind takes.
Looking forward to see how to process theses steps…..
Good to learn. My triggers can be strong and before I know it. Even as soon as I wake up which can make the mornings hard
A long journey
That this will take time , and that i will get there . I want my anxiety to go away to leave me alone …
A guide to first reactions
This was a helpful map that should help me understand that first reactions need not be permanent.
Startling clear ABCDE tool
Out if seemingly complex drama that is definitely recycling through my head I can now stop at any point and begin quickly and effectively to live in reality with CBT tools nit helplessness
Wouldn’t the dispute come before the consequences? If an action causes a thought and then I disputed it would change the consequence yes?
Without doubt, it is my thoughts that have propelled
me into a state of anxiety, and depression. Medication has given me the motivation, to fix myself. Only I can do that. Not medication.
I am getting there, and I have already come off one of my meds.
Psychiatric treatment, did not help at all.
But I suppose it’s all about finding a specialist who actually cares!!!
ABCDE rigorous new way of thinking
Upsets can be sorted out
Upsets are consequences in the ABCDE
I CAN get the antecedents and beliefs and it is the upsets where I get stuck.
Having or growing or building confidence or flexing the muscle to get that I’m actually in a rip roaring upset or some low grade upset
To dispute. I love the word - I’m going to start disputing a lot more. Breaking up challenging this status quo of living in BC.
A happens. I can’t do anything but examine my beliefs and attitudes and dispute or change my well trod path of reacting.
I found the ABCDE Model a bit long and difficult to remember
The part about the consequences was useful to remember how to react to given situation.
First time I have heard of automatic negative thoughts. Useful framework.