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Challenge from my Psychologist. Write down 3 positive things a day. Join me?

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fuzzpig Thu 05-Sep-13 20:10:16

Background in brief - history of abuse and lengthy depression, self harm, lots of therapy in teens inc psych ward stay. Now suffering from CFS (also known as ME) and having CBT as part of the treatment.

So, we were talking about low self esteem, negative inner voice etc, and she suggested doing this to gradually build up evidence against these thoughts. I've done similar briefly in the past but having done a lot of psychological 'inner work' this year I feel ready to make it stick and I thought doing a thread on it would make me more likely to bother!

I'm off to watch telly with DH in a mo (Big Bang Theory 6 arrived yesterday grin) so won't be back til tomorrow but if anyone wants to do this with me then jump in! Could be stuff you've achieved, nice things that have happened etc.

Mine are:

- Had my consultation over the phone for the first time - was worried it'd feel weird but I stuck with it and found it really helpful.

- Contacted a friend to arrange a meet up while he's visiting home (I hardly ever initiate anything like that)

- Wrote in my treatment journal the same day as my session, instead of leaving it for weeks!


BigBirthdayGloom Wed 05-Feb-14 22:35:24

Spent nothing today
Ate no junk
Made something gorgeous at craft session with friend

iMe Fri 07-Feb-14 22:19:56

1. Although yesterday went terribly, today was much much better.
2. Lovely friend came to help me out today.
3. Blissful bath to relax.
4. DD being very helpful and cooperative, DS sleeping better

BB01 Sun 09-Feb-14 10:27:15

Doing yesterday's again :

1)Got jobs done courtesy of mil looking after DD
2)Had an early night of naughtiness with DH (about our third since birth of DD)
3)Made casserole for PILs and managed not to cry (usually do something wrong and spend evening berating myself)

jesy Thu 13-Feb-14 11:19:48

Positive things today

1, watch a happy film ,i dont want you crying ( text of nice bloke )
2, my sandbags were delivered , need to protect my fish

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