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It is good to think about the future!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 20 Oct 17 in Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Depression, Rational living, Time management |

How far can you imagine into your future? For those suffering from addictions, alcoholism and depression, only about 9 days! 13,301 total views, 6 views today Originally posted 2015-08-30 20:58:55.

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Guest Author, Michael R. Edelstein : Beat Your Smoking Addiction

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 8 Oct 17 in Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, musterbation |

Beat Your Smoking Addiction   By Dr. Michael R. Edelstein, Author “Three Minute Therapy” Three Minute Refutations (TMR) involve a powerful exercise for changing your addictive thinking. 4,225 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-07-31 00:00:19.

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Can we sabotage ourselves unconsciously?

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 cat has PAWS on it’s claws, but a comma has pause on it’s clause!

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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Malls as dopamine factories

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 28 Sep 17 in Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Culture, Other stuffs |

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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Is drinking alcohol rational?

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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New book on rational drinking!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 17 Sep 17 in Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Books & Media, Rational Thinking |

  I am very pleased to mention publication of a relatively  new book by my friends Dr. Michael Edelstein (left) and the late Will Ross (right)*, two people eminently qualified to teach about how distorted thinking and irrational beliefs lead to excessive, self-destructive behaviors such as alcoholism and drug addictions.             […]

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We miss Robin Williams

On 11 August 2014, we were all saddened and shocked to learn of the suicide of  the national treasure, Robin Williams, particulary I think members of my generation. Robin was a year younger than me, and could have continued to make people laugh for perhaps another 20 years or more. 1,495 total views, 2 views today Originally […]

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Internet addiction?

A reader shares that on occasion they find a new and interesting venue on the internet and end up using it compulsively, wasting a lot of time, and then feeling disgusted with themselves. They believe that if they make a decision to get involved with an internet venue, they can just make a decision to […]

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Interview with Dr. Edelstein

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 15 Jul 17 in Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Alcoholism, Anger, Anxiety, Procrastination, Self esteem |

We are very pleased to be able to bring you an exclusive, in-depth discussion-interview with San Francisco psychologist,  Dr. Michael Edelstein, one of the pioneers of REBT and one of it’s leading proponents today, author of the now-classic “Three Minute Therapy,”     and just out “Therapy Breakthrough”  Without further ado, please enjoy “What are you telling […]

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