What is the theory behind this Journal worksheet for adults?
Gratitude has been strongly linked with improved physical and psychological health. A daily or weekly practice of counting one’s blessings is known to enhance happiness and overall positive mood. It also serves as a protection from depressive thoughts.
How will the worksheet help?
The worksheet will help your client practice gratitude daily for a week. It will make them aware of the positives in their lives that may have gone unnoticed or are not given much importance. Thus, teaching them to actively look for the good around them.
How to use the worksheet?
This worksheet can be used to get a client into the habit of ‘counting their blessings’ as a means of coping with depressive or anxious thoughts or simply to improve mental being. Clients are to track the habit daily.
Journal worksheet for adults
Life is a balance between the good and the bad. Overtime, we become habitual of ignoring the positive and focusing on the negatives. Use this journal for a week to note down your blessings, no matter how small.
|Three things I am grateful for today||Two things I accomplished today||One best moment of the day|
Allen, S. (2018). The Science of Gratitude [White Paper]. John Templeton Foundation. https://ggsc.berkeley.edu/images/uploads/GGSC-JTF_White_Paper-Gratitude-FINAL.pdf
Faisal, A., Sumbul, R., & Riaz, R. (2022). Treatment and Management of Anxiety: A Therapeutic Guide. Paramount Books.
You can download this worksheet here.