Sun 26 May 2013, 8:54 pm A reader asks if we can sabotage ourselves unconsciously Hi all, One of the things I like about REBT is that it helps me keep things simple. Not that depth psychology and other schools of psychology have no interest or value, but they often tend to be unnecessarily […]
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A reader brings up some interesting questions about depression and other problems following withdrawal from dependence on benzodiazepines (related to Valium) even seven months after discontinuing use. He says that he has "PAWS (Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome)" Although this is a BIG subject, and although my response is necessarily fairly "global" and general, there are, I […]
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Regarding this (out of context) quote by a phsrink, "Indeed, once my client accepted his thoughts and feelings, shaking off his shame and guilt, he saw his problems with greater clarity and proceeded down the path to recovery", a reader asks How does accepting your thoughts and feelings relate to shaking off shame and guilt? […]
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Disney is putting virtual reality on it’s new roller-coaster to enhance the experience. My gawd! Isn’t the reality of the roller coaster experience stimulation enough already??? Do you feel panicky or dull when you do not get your usual dose of stimulation? Me thinks we are all becoming just a little bit “faux-ADHD” in the […]
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I have been thinking about shopping malls as “dopamine factories.” Neon and other bright, colorful, “noisy” stimuli dopamine neurons . . . 384 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-02-07 07:36:45.
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"Negative thinking patterns can be immensely deceptive and persuasive, and change is rarely easy. But with patience and persistence, I believe that nearly all individuals suffering from depression can improve and experience a sense of joy and self-esteem once again. ~David Burns, author "Feelikng […]
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A Loyal Reader asks : How many books on REBT/CBT does a non-professional need to read? Good question! To find out, click the blue link below… 1,999 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2013-02-05 21:36:37.
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Slightly off-topic, but we were discussing whether the use of alcohol is (ever) rational, and it resulted in the following rant on my part. Excuse me if my bias is showing just a wee tad! Human beans seem to have always had an appetite for mood altering-mind altering substances . . . 258 total views, 2 views today […]
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