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It takes courage to be happy in a sad world!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 8 Jan 19 in Acceptance, Depression, Happiness, Irrationality in the arts & media, suicide, ULA, UOA, USA |

 I wrote this yesterday for someone who struggles with depression.  While I reckon no one would ever accuse me of being Pollyanna, this is a message of hope, albeit expressed in an oblique way. Please share your thoughts and feelings. It takes courage to be happy in a sad world!   10,382 total views, 2 views today […]

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You don’t get to judge me! (or do you?)

You don’t get to judge me!”   676 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-09-08 20:05:28.

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Nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so

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.   2,731 total views, 4 views today Originally posted 2016-03-11 04:47:10.

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To Whine or Not To Whine

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 18 Nov 18 in Humor, Irrationality in the arts & media, Rational Songs & Limericks |

Jimmy Walter, one of the regular contributors at the REBT-CBT Forum Yahoogroup http://bit.ly/REBT-Yahoo  was generous enough to allow us to use his wonderful spoof on Hamlet's timeless soliloquy.   Special treat, at the end, see video of Dr. Ellis's singing his famous "Whine! Whine! Whine!" song…     898 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2013-01-23 08:05:17.

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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 . . .  1,224 total views, 3 views today […]

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Do anti-depressant medications work?

We have been having a fascinating discussion that I reckon is best framed as “Do anti-depressant medications work?”  It would be witless to try to have a credible discussion here about the science.  But we don’t need to delve too deeply into the science when the semantics of the question is so much more compelling and […]

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