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What, more “darling shoulds?”

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 15 Apr 19 in Albert Ellis, Demanding, musterbation, musty thinking, Religion, should statements |

  It’s true!  I never tire of talking about my “darling shoulds.” 1,045 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2015-03-20 05:06:07.

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Guest Author, Dr. Edelstein

REBT (according to Ellis) posits that inappropriate negative emotions come from one type of irrational thinking . . . 1,364 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-12-27 06:34:31.

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Disguised “Should” statments

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 20 Mar 19 in Disguised shoulds, musterbation, musty thinking, ought, should statements, Why? questions |

  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. 1,347 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2017-01-30 21:19:36.

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How to stop being offended by every little thing

The world would be a better place if everyone stopped being offended by every little thing.” 1,294 total views, no views today Originally posted 2016-06-18 09:45:44.

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Whine! Whine! Whine!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 16 Mar 19 in Albert Ellis, Demanding, must, musterbation, musty thinking, Rational Songs & Limericks, Videos |

Dr. Ellis loved making fun of his and our distorted thinking and irrational behavior with humorous rational songs, and  limericks.  Humor is, of course, fun, but also very powerful in helping us break the bonds of our irrational thinking.  Here is a special video by Dr. Ellis singing his famous “Whine! Whine! Whine!” song about […]

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 14 Mar 19 in Albert Ellis, Anger, Awfulzing, Books & Media, bookshop, damning, Uncategorized, Videos |

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What is the difference between healthy & unhealthy emoting?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 14 Mar 19 in Albert Ellis, Demanding, Emotions |

  When adversities happen to people, they can choose to make themselves either (1) healthfully negative, sorry and regretful and annoyed and frustrated and disappointed about the happening  or (2) unhealthfully negative . . .    765 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-07-16 21:52:38.

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Don’t take it personally!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 20 Jan 19 in Emotions, Rational living, Rational Thinking |

Everyone is familiar with the expression “Don’t take it personally!” Good advice in my opinion, but what does it mean and how can we actually achieve it? 1,312 total views, no views today Originally posted 2016-04-29 21:30:29.

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Anger Management Workbook

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 11 Jan 19 in Books & Media, bookshop |

  The Anger Management Workbook: Use the  S.T.O.P.  Method to Replace Destructive Responses with Constructive Behavior 143 total views, no views today Originally posted 2018-12-09 03:20:41.

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Is “should” ever necessary?

A faithful reader asks What’s the best response to “I should have ______  (done x y z more) and if I had, things would be different now”?     Thank you.” Ah, yes!  Our “Darling Shoulds!”  How we resist relinquishing them!   As if they were some jewel more precious than diamonds!   😉  6,155 total views, no views today […]

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