REBT Mates, it may have been yours truly who coined the term “disguised shoulds.” Dishonest “why” questions are one of the most obvious examples. Dishonest “whys” pretend to ask for an explanation when in fact they are really making a “should” statement. 1,116 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-01-30 21:19:36.
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HOMEWORK OK, we know that REBT emphasizes various types of demands, including but not limited to, shoulds, oughts and musts, as well as a number of what I refer to as disguised shoulds typically insincere “Why?” questions. 1,289 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-06-03 04:17:41.
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We have been having a fascinating, wide-ranging discussion which I think boils down to a few basic-but-important questions: 1. Is it necessary to avoid shoulds, oughts, musts and why’s? in everyday speech? 2 What is the difference between “task-perfection” and “self-perfection.” 3. Can we be motivated without . . . 2,457 total views, 1 views today […]
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I would like to share an excellent video by Daniel Phillip. Dan’s short presentation impressed me because it offers a clear and “user-friendly” introduction to REBT, and provides some insight into REBT’s emphasis on “musty” thinking and “awfulizing.” Click the blue link below to watch the video, continue reading and add your comments and questions 880 total […]
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How do we deal with anxiety about the future of a son who is not doing well in high school? Ã‚Â ReadÃ‚Â Vinayak’s question and our answer. Ã‚Â 3,647 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2014-07-13 03:53:10.
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It’s true! I never tire of talking about my “darling shoulds,” 854 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2015-03-20 05:06:07.
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Hi REBT-mates! Do you believe that when you want something, you absolutely MUST have it . . . and that it is terrible when you don’t get what you must have? 440 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2016-05-09 02:14:28.
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