AS@W Antidepressant Skills at Work: Dealing with Mood Problems in the Workplace
Solving Problems Effectively
Step 2 Think of actions to help solve the problem

Write down three things you could do to help solve the problem. Consider things you can do that don’t depend on somebody else. For now, don’t try to decide which one is best: just come up with different actions you might carry out.

The key is to brainstorm different ideas – don’t worry if you tried something before and it didn’t work: situations change. And don’t worry whether your action will solve the problem completely – your aim now is to do something to work toward the problem, not to fix the whole problem. [see Assertiveness: A Powerful Tool for Problem-Solving. ]


Don’t worry if you tried something before and it didn’t work — situations change.

Write three possible things you might do about the problem you identified.

Possible Actions:











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