Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 23 May 19 in quotes, REBT & Other therapies compared |

  The beginning of wisdom is learning to call a thing by its right name. ~Confucius, Chinese social philosopher and politician, 551-479 B.C., whose teachings deeply influenced East Asian life and thought. 22 total views, 22 views today

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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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It’s perennial: Difference between REBT & CBT???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 19 May 19 in REBT & Other therapies compared |

 We are pleased to have Dr. Edelstein discuss the differences between REBT and CBT. Albert Ellis introduced Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) in 1955, a radical change from the traditional therapies popular at the time.    6,596 total views, 3 views today Originally posted 2017-09-15 00:00:57.

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Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better! (Sure you are!)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 18 May 19 in Postive thinkikng, Rational Thinking, REBT & Other therapies compared |

Every day, in every way I am getting better and better!” Yeah, right, sure! To quote that brilliant 20th Century philosopher, Curly of the Three Stooges  … “Nyuck, nyuck, nyuck!”   If you believe that, we would like to ask simply, How is that going for you?    1,388 total views, no views today Originally posted 2012-11-03 04:15:21.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 17 May 19 in Addictions, Culture, REBT & Other therapies compared, Uncategorized |

INTERNET ADDICTION Lots of people are writing and speaking about internet addiction these days. I like Tim Pool because he is a “straight-shooter.” His reports are penetrating, precise and fair. In this video Tim explores  how internet addiction is something deliberately designed and exploited by the social media giants. Well-worth your 15 minutes . . […]

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Is “mindfulness” CBT or just distraction?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 15 May 19 in Mindfulness, REBT & Other therapies compared |

   In the context of a larger discussion we have been having  regarding “mindfulness” practices and CBT-REBT, a reader raises an important question about whether mindfulness constitutes a “distraction” or is it the antithesis of distraction?  1,641 total views, 4 views today Originally posted 2014-02-10 22:42:51.

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Introducing RLC Rational Life Coaching

  Sat 2 Jan 2016, 10:22 pm Hi there REBT Mates! I normally prefer to maintain just a little bit of decorum on this blog, and avoid posting stray dogs, stray thoughts, flashes of inspiration and what not until they have had a chance to gel just a bit and until I have had an […]

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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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How do you react to things?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 10 May 19 in Books & Media, REBT & Other therapies compared, stoic, Uncategorized |

  It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.    ~Epictetus, Greek slave and philosopher, 55-135 AD 196 total views, 3 views today Originally posted 2018-12-26 20:28:29.

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Learn more about hypnosis and how it relates to REBT-CBT . . .   92 total views, 2 views today

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