Anger What event are you reacting to?

Rate how serious the trespass/offense is against you from 1 to 10?____

Is your response proportionate to the trespass? ____

If exaggerated, dispute the thoughts sustaining your feelings of anger.

For example state the truth in a firm inner voice. Its not the end of the world.

Im mature enough to forgive him or her.

He/she probably didnt really wish to upset me.

Use the Calming Response as above and then focus your complete attention
on the next task you need to accomplish.

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Sadness What event are you reacting to?

How grave is the loss on a scale from 1 to 10? _______

Is your response proportionate to the loss? _____

If exaggerated, use the following procedure:

Is the loss going to last forever? ______(yes or no)

Is the loss going to ruin everything? _____

Is the loss my entire fault? _____

If not, dispute exaggerated negative beliefs with, I can ________ to recover my loss.

Ill put together a plan to recuperate.

Act daily on this plan and note your efforts in some fashion.

To remain motivated, compliment yourself when youve acted to further your
personal interests and moved closer to your dreams.