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Sometimes, just taking a moment to think about these facts can help us recognize our irrational thoughts. You may come up with a more balanced thought … endstream endobj 1478 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/Index[56 1371]/Length 55/Size 1427/Type/XRef/W[1 1 1]>>stream 0000005706 00000 n 0000004980 00000 n /Type /Page /CropBox [ 0 0 612 792 ] /Resources << /Font << /F1 7 0 R /F2 11 0 R /F3 15 0 R /F4 19 0 R /F5 27 0 R Challenging thoughts that are irrational and negative is an important part of making anxiety go away. 0000022003 00000 n The Challenging Anxious Thoughts worksheet will teach your clients about the CBT concept of irrational and rational thoughts, as they relate to anxiety. 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