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 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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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!” 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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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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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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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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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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