Healthy Weight: Thought-Tracking Journal

The upsetting situation Stop: My discouraging thought Ask: Is that a helpful thought? Choose: My new, encouraging thought Example My diet isn’t going well right now. I can’t lose weight. Why should I even try? Who says I can’t lose weight? How am I going to lose weight if I keep thinking like this? I can make good…

Healthy Weight: Thought-Tracking Journal

Topic Overview

The upsetting situation

Stop: My discouraging thought

Ask: Is that a helpful thought?

Choose: My new, encouraging thought

Example My diet isn't going well right now. I can't lose weight. Why should I even try? Who says I can't lose weight? How am I going to lose weight if I keep thinking like this? I can make good, positive changes in my life. I'll start by cutting back on snacks . . . and pretty soon I'll see the weight start to come off.

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Credits

Current as ofMarch 28, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Catherine Devany Serio, PhD - Psychology, Behavioral Health

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