In the space to the left of each item, please indicate whether each of the following statements is generally true or generally false of you, employing the following scale:
Never or Very Rarely True
Very Often or Always True
|1||When I'm walking, I deliberately notice the sensations of my body moving.|
|2||I'm good at finding words to describe my feelings.|
|3||I criticize myself for having irrational or inappropriate emotions.|
|4||I perceive my feelings and emotions without having to react to them.|
|5||When I do things, my mind wanders off and I'm easily distracted.|
|6||When I take a shower or bath, I stay alert to the sensations of water on my body.|
|7||I can easily put my beliefs, opinions, and expectations into words.|
I don't pay attention to what I'm doing because I'm daydreaming, worrying, or otherwise distracted.
|9||I watch my feelings without getting lost in them.|
|10||I tell myself I shouldn't be feeling the way I'm feeling.|
|11||I notice how foods and drinks affect my thoughts, bodily sensations, and emotions.|
|12||It's hard for me to find the words to describe what I'm thinking.|
|13||I am easily distracted.|
|14||I believe some of my thoughts are abnormal or bad and I shouldn't think that way.|
|15||I pay attention to sensations, such as the wind in my hair or sun on my face.|
|16||I have trouble thinking of the right words to express how I feel about things|
|17||I make judgments about whether my thoughts are good or bad.|
|18||I find it difficult to stay focused on what's happening in the present.|
|19||When I have distressing thoughts or images, I 'step back' and am aware of the thought or image without getting taken over by it.|
|20||I pay attention to sounds, such as clocks ticking, birds chirping, or cars passing.|
|21||In difficult situations, I can pause without immediately reacting.|
When I have a sensation in my body, it's difficult for me to describe it because I can't find the right words.
|23||It seems I am 'running on automatic' without much awareness of what I'm doing.|
|24||When I have distressing thoughts or images, I feel calm soon after.|
|25||I tell myself that I shouldn't be thinking the way I'm thinking.|
|26||I notice the smells and aromas of things.|
|27||Even when I'm feeling terribly upset, I can find a way to put it into words.|
|28||I rush through activities without being really attentive to them.|
When I have distressing thoughts or images I am able just to notice them without reacting.
|30||I think some of my emotions are bad or inappropriate and I shouldn't feel them.|
I notice visual elements in art or nature, such as colors, shapes, textures, or patterns of light and shadow.
|32||My natural tendency is to put my experiences into words.|
|33||When I have distressing thoughts or images, I just notice them and let them go.|
|34||I do jobs or tasks automatically without being aware of what I'm doing.|
When I have distressing thoughts or images, I judge myself as good or bad, depending what the thought/image is about.
|36||I pay attention to how my emotions affect my thoughts and behavior.|
|37||I can usually describe how I feel at the moment in considerable detail.|
|38||I find myself doing things without paying attention.|
|39||I disapprove of myself when I have irrational ideas.|
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