REBT vs. ACT ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 11 May 19 in Books & Media, Happiness, Mindfulness, REBT & Other therapies compared |

  We have been discussing visualizing, specifically as it relates to “Scary Pictures” in Russ Harris’s wonderful, “Happiness Trap.” The individual says that he prefers ACT to REBT-CBT, but that he has difficulty visualizing and therefore difficulty applying  the techniques in the “Scary Pictures” section of Russ’s book. 14,649 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2014-04-28 05:04:37.

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Happiness, is it real or is it Memorex?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 17 Apr 19 in Books & Media, Happiness |

We have been talking about ‘happiness.’  Is it real or a cruel, false hope propagated by self-help authors trying to peddle their books and seminars? Possibly a bit of both, me thinks. A reader quotes Will Ross’s website to help make his case for happiness 1,000 total views, 4 views today Originally posted 2012-11-14 22:17:42.

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What is the purpose of life?

We have been having a great time with our friends over at the REBT-CBT Forum discussing the timeless question, What is the Purpose of Life?  Actually, REBT has quite a bit to say about this, but I fear that what it has to say is not very satisfying to those who raise the question!  Click the […]

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Happiness of your life depends upon the the quality of your thoughts

1,670 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2016-04-11 07:31:06.

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The Meaning of Life

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 17 Mar 19 in Depression, General Semantics, Happiness, musterbation, musty thinking, Religion |

Perhaps there are such people as “pure philosophers” who placidly think about the “meaning of life” as a kind of “recreation,” and are not motivated to do so by existential angst.   4,114 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2015-03-11 05:39:27.

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It takes courage to be happy in a sad world!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 9 Mar 19 in Acceptance, Depression, Happiness, Irrationality in the arts & media, suicide, ULA, UOA, USA |

   It takes courage to be happy in a sad world!  I wrote this yesterday for someone who struggles with depression.  While I reckon no one would ever accuse me of being Little Mary Sunshine, this is a message of hope, albeit expressed in an oblique way. Please share your thoughts and feelings. 10,596 total views, […]

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What is REBT?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 7 Feb 19 in Acceptance, Basics, Guilt & Shame, Happiness, Rating, ULA, UOA, USA, What is REBT - CBT? |

This post is pinned to the top. Scroll down for recent posts REBT / Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy What the hell is it, anyway??? Click the blue  link below  for Will Ross’s excellent, easy-to-follow explanation . . . 34,136 total views, 6 views today Originally posted 2013-03-27 18:01:44.

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Don’t worry, be happy! :o}

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 21 Dec 18 in Happiness, job burn out, Perfectionism, Your Opinion Matters |

  Don’t worry, be happy!”           ~Meher Baba  Say what???  3,173 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2013-06-28 05:05:49.

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Four Albert Ellis Bestsellers for You.

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 17 Dec 18 in Albert Ellis, Anger, Basics, Books & Media, Depression, Happiness, Read any good books lately? |

When you buy using these affiliate links, I get a small commission which keeps me in coffee, which keeps me working, which keeps me providing you with this content… Thank you! Here are four classic, best-selling  REBT titles by Dr. Ellis that will give you a solid foundation to begin your studies of REBT-CBT or […]

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Is “happiness” possible or a cruel illusion?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 15 Dec 18 in Books & Media, bookshop, Happiness |

 Good Morning REBT Mates! We have been discussing whether it is really possible to be “genuinely happy and what REBT has to say about happiness. A reader shares this quote from the Dalai Lama “Achieving genuine happiness may require bringing about a transformation in  your outlook, your way of thinking, and this is not a […]

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