What is the theory behind this Self-control Worksheet?
Self control is a much needed skill in the pursuit of goals. It ensures one is able to inhibit or limit their unhelpful impulses, behaviours and emotions to work towards goal attainment. It is part of executive functions of the brain that require careful planning, problem solving and decision making skills. It is thus important to be aware of what triggers one’s unhelpful impulses and what scenarios weaken one’s self-control function. .
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will help a client in developing a plan to practise self-control in their lives. It will provide them with a self-observation chart that they can use to identify circumstances surrounding the unhelpful impulse or behaviour that they are wishing to control. This will help in planning appropriate strategies.
How to use the worksheet?
This worksheet can be given to clients who are struggling with impulse control or self-control issues in their day to day lives. Instruct them to observe the undesirable behaviour or impulse that they wish to control and fill the chart accordingly.
You can download this worksheet here.