Care recipient (cr) engages in negative thinking

Try: #talk with the cr and explain that there are also many great wonderful and positive things going on in the world not just the negative #ask the cr to write in the journal on a daily basis to document three things to be thankful for #ask the cr to watch the news on tv and write down something positive for every negative comment that is made #read one short inspirational story with the cr daily #look through family photo albums with the cr and reminisce about happy times #ask the cr to look into the mirror smile and laugh several times a day #say how enjoyable it is to be around the cr when the focus is positive instead of negative

Materials: Journal pen inspirational books that suit the cr’s values family pictures mirror

Categories: Emotional Psychological

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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