Awareness Check-in

I calm and reassure myself as I become aware of what is up with me.

BODY

Please do a quick body scan. Start with the top of your head, move through your body to your toes, and become aware of what is going on within your body.

Right now, the most comfortable part of my body is _____________________________________.
Right now, the most uncomfortable part of my body is _____________________________________.

FEELINGS

Please become aware of what you are feeling. Choose one of the “Big Four Feelings” – mad, sad, glad, afraid – OR use words from the Feelings Wheel handout, ” OR use your own words.

Right now, I feel ________________________________.

THOUGHTS

Right now, I am thinking:
_________________________________________________
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_________________________________________________.

CATCHING NEGATIVE SELF-TALK

I caught myself using this sentence to criticize or judge myself:
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REPLACING WITH HELPFUL SELF-TALK

I used this helpful, supportive sentence about myself to replace my negative self-talk:
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_________________________________________________.

NEEDS

I am aware of these three, current needs I have:
1) _______________________________
2) _______________________________
3) _______________________________

WANTS

I am aware of these three, current wants I have:
1) _______________________________
2) _______________________________
3) _______________________________

PRIORITIES

The most important thing for me to talk about today is: _________________________________________________
_________________________________________________
_________________________________________________
_________________________________________________.

QUESTION

The question I would most like to hear an answer to today is:
_________________________________________________
_________________________________________________
_________________________________________________
_________________________________________________.

Here is a printable version of the Awareness Check-in. (.pdf opens in a new tab.)

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