Fixed Mindset and Mental Health Worksheet

A fixed mindset has been reportedly influential in developing mental health issues and experiencing more stress in life events in comparison to growth mindsets. They experience negative self-conscious emotions like shame and distress.

What Are the Theories Behind This Worksheet?

Mindset theory proposed by Carol S. Dweck presents two kinds of beliefs as mindsets, namely fixed mindset and flexible/growth mindset. It suggests that in a fixed approach, people believe that their attributes/potential and abilities are unchangeable and they can not make any difference with effort or learning, making them vulnerable to struggle with mental health challenges.

How Will This Worksheet Help you?

The benefit of this worksheet is to understand the role of a fixed mindset in one’s life and to plan for altered processing to manage mental health challenges.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

This worksheet will benefit everyone interested in working on their mental health and functioning effectively.

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