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Self-help program

3. The benefits and drawbacks of change

It’s natural for change to feel challenging or scary. This exercise will help you assess the advantages and disadvantages of your behaviour and thought patterns.

Exercise: The benefits and drawbacks of change


You will learn to evaluate your current activities and thinking, and the benefits of change.


Choose a suitable topic from your life and title it, for example "The benefits and drawbacks of staying at home or exercise when I'm feeling down". 

Write down the drawbacks of change and its benefits, on paper according to the template or print out the pdf.

In this exercise, both the way of thinking and your activities are evaluated.

Table for writing down the benefits and drawbacks of change

Evaluate your current activities and the worth of change

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