REBT, Mindfulness, Behaviorism potpourri

  From Vipasana to Zen to Mindfulness to CBT-REBT to Acceptance to the “Third Wave” of behaviorism, to Tourette’s (and maybe a few comments about the kitchen sink as well) 6,553 total views, 17 views today Originally posted 2015-07-05 04:09:57.

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How to deal with your past errors?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 21 Apr 19 in Albert Ellis, damning, downing, Ellis Quotes, People Rating, Rating, Shame, USA |

By honestly acknowledging your past errors, but never damning yourself for them, you can learn to use your past for your own future. ~Albert Ellis   965 total views, 26 views today Originally posted 2017-06-17 06:21:04.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 15 Apr 19 in Acceptance, Books & Media, bookshop, Mindfulness, Uncategorized |

Steven C. Hayes is the developer of ACT Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, author of 44 books and nearly 600 scientific articles, his career has focused on the understanding and alleviation of human suffering . . . 78 total views, no views today

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Stoic Philosophy and REBT

  The gods have released you from accountability for your parents, your siblings, your body, your possessions – for death and for life itself. They made you responsible only for what is in your power – the proper use of impressions. So why take on the burden of matters which you cannot answer for? You […]

3,819 total views, 1 views today

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Dr. Ellis on Unconditional Self Acceptance – Video

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 6 Apr 19 in Acceptance, Albert Ellis, Books & Media, Self esteem, ULA, UOA, USA, Videos |

This is part of a wonderful audio recording of Dr.Albert Ellis on Unconditionally Accepting Yourself and Others. Click to listen. 1,790 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-08-02 20:48:25.

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Depression following benzodiazepine withdrawal

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 3 Apr 19 in Acceptance, Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Ask Rex, Depression, Uncategorized |

  Mick wrote: I cannot help but feel that my life has been ruined by this withdrawal process. 10 months out and I am in another wave. I have so much brain fog its unreal, as well as many, many many other debilitating symptoms. I lost the person whom I thought that I would marry […]

2,940 total views, 1 views today

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“Unconditional” Self Acceptance ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 24 Mar 19 in Acceptance, Rating, ULA, UOA, USA |

What does “Unconditional”  in Unconditional Self Acceptance Mean  ??? A reader says that his English teacher advised that he avoid “modifiers” as they weaken the strength of the word they are modifying.  So, rather than “Unconditional Self Acceptance (USA)” he just leaves it at “self acceptance.”  Nothing wrong with that, but it does raise some […]

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Dealing with Social Anxiety

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 15 Mar 19 in Acceptance, Anxiety, Paradoxical cures, Social Anxiety, Uncategorized |

      Shy isn’t a joke! 3,328 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2013-04-22 21:06:21.

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Judge behavior, not self

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 11 Mar 19 in Acceptance, ePrime, Guilt & Shame, judgment, Rating, Self esteem, self vs. behavior, ULA, UOA, USA |

The long and the short of it is, however, that REBT-CBT–as do some  other modern psychological approaches and schools of psychology–encourages people to distinguish between self and behavior, and to recognize  judgments or global ratings as irrational and unhelpful, and to instead practice Unconditional Self Acceptance (USA), Unconditional Other Acceptance (UOA) and Unconditional Life Acceptance (ULA)  […]

3,078 total views, 1 views today

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Is anythnig ever truly 100% awful?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 10 Mar 19 in Acceptance, Awfulzing, General Semantics |

I enjoy the General Semantics (actually, more “ePrime”) exercise of debating whether anything is ever truly 100% awful. 2,681 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-02-08 19:20:50.

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