Ambivalence, impulsive thinking, and feeling lost are common problems we all face. This DBT Quick Tips video covers the skill of how to make a pro and con graph. The key here is to listen to yourself from all angles. Doing what others want us to do, ignoring mixed feelings, or giving up on making good choices is a no-win scenario. This skill puts you in control of your life keeping you the one calling the shots as opposed to the rest of the world.
Weighing the evidence is a foundational CBT intervention designed to challenge negative self beliefs, personal schemas, and “what-if” rumination.