Worry Jar Worksheet
What is the theory behind the Worry Jar worksheet?
The worry jar worksheet is intended to summarize all your worries in a safe place so you get relief from carrying them with you all the time. We get negative and unpleasant thoughts all the time, there are some days when we keep thinking about our worries, fears, and anxieties that can in any way affect our mental and physical well-being. But putting all your worries in one place can give you a sense of relief and comfort that you have put them in a place and you don’t need to carry or think about them all the time.
How this worksheet will help you?
This Worry jar worksheet will help you in many ways, some of which are: 1) The Worry Jar worksheet can improve your overall mental and physical well-being by minimizing the intensity of negative thoughts and worries. 2) You develop a sense of control over your thoughts by keep realizing that you have put your worries in a place and you don’t need to think about them now. 3) You can have time to get ready to think about a particular worry and solve them in an effective manner when you are ready. 4)It gives you a sense of relief and catharsis.
How to use this worksheet?
- Take a printout of a hard copy of this worksheet.
- Use it whenever you feel like there is so much going on in your mind and you need to clear out some space for other important things.
- Write down your worries in the jar that are bothering you.
- Now, whenever you are ready to think about the solutions for your worries, use the second section of the worksheet where you can write the most helpful solutions for each worry.
You can download this worksheet here.