Jonathan von Breton shared another Albert Ellis quote in his “The Daily Al” feature: We say that nothing is awful, nothing. Rape, i ncest, terrorism, Hitler-it isn’t awful. Not that they aren’t bad, but a rational person would recognize that the world is inherently unfair.” Albert Ellis, Ph.D. … Founder of REBT To which […]
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Nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so Hi REBTmates! People, places, things and events do not upset us. Rather, we upset ourselves by our distorted, irrational, unhelpful theories, interpretations, attitudes, evaluations and judgments about those events. 2,631 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2016-03-11 04:47:10.
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Over at the REBT-CBT Yahoogroup , http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/REBT-CBT-FORUM/info , we have been having a fascinating-if-perennial discussion about whether anything is truly awful . . . And, if it is true, as REBT asserts that nothing is ever truly 100% awful, how can we convince clients of that? 2,922 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2013-09-25 01:35:17.
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Dr. Ellis coined the term “awfulize” by transforming the adjective “awful” into a verb. The language of REBT can sometimes sound a little contorted, especially when employing “ePrime,” in it’s preference for using more verbs and adverbs than nouns and adjectives. Now, it is official! “Awfulizing” has made it to the big time and is […]
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Many people feel that have a lot at stake in the U.S. midterm elections tomorrow. Remember, please; disappointing results are disappointing, but NOT THE END OF THE WORLD. Catastrophizing can very very painful and destructive. REBT is the most direct way to keep from upsetting yourself over situations outside of your control. Hypnosis can be […]
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I enjoy the General Semantics (actually, more "ePrime") exercise of debating whether anything is ever truly 100% awful. Continue reading if you would like to know why REBT firmly asserts that NOTHING is ever 100% awful… 2,510 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2013-02-08 19:20:50.
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Is Anything Truly Awful? 3,541 total views, no views today Originally posted 2014-10-16 07:25:31.
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Boss Mr. Dithers bullies employee Dagwood”Blondie” comic strip King Features Syndicate Does the usual advice for improved communications skills and more assertiveness help us to deal with a boss who bullies? 2,342 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2016-03-11 21:21:31.
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