Experiences Questionnaire

EQ (Fresco, i in., 2006)

1. I think about what will happen in the future.

2. I remind myself that thoughts aren’t facts.

3. I am better able to accept myself as I am.

4. I notice all sorts of little things and details in the world around me.

5. I am kinder to myself when things go wrong.

6. I can slow my thinking at times of stress.

7. I wonder what kind of person I really am.

8. I am not so easily carried away by my thoughts and feelings.

9. I notice that I don’t take difficulties so personally.

10. I can separate myself from my thoughts and feelings.

11. I analyze why things turn out the way they do.

12. I can take time to respond to difficulties.

13. I think over and over again about what others have said to me.

14. I can treat myself kindly.

15. I can observe unpleasant feelings without being drawn into them.

16. I have the sense that I am fully aware of what is going on around me and inside me.

17. I can actually see that I am not my thoughts.

18. I am consciously aware of a sense of my body as a whole.

19. I think about the ways in which I am different from other people.

20. I view things from a wider perspective.