Q: The intense Mr. X writes about a pattern of trying to “put 10 pounds of shit into a five pound bag,” that is, making unrealistic plans, and then feeling frustrated, and anxious about not accomplishing what he set out to do. Sound familiar? 28 total views, 1 views today
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Negative thinking patterns can be immensely deceptive and persuasive, and change is rarely easy. But with patience and persistence, I believe that nearly all individuals suffering from depression can improve and experience a sense of joy and self-esteem once again.” ~David Burns, author “Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy” […]
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A loyal reader complains of being “depressed about nothing in particular.” Sound familiar? 4,697 total views, 4 views today Originally posted 2014-07-16 06:50:09.
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“You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.” ~Albert Ellis This one really pisses some people off, especially those who are quite invested in thinking about their depression as “genetic” and “inherited.” 749 total […]
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A reader asks about managing job burnout What a great topic! There is an expectation that has become common since the 1960’s that work is “supposed” to be fulfilling, satisfying, fun, even meaningful . . . 5,608 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2013-06-25 02:53:25.
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“Much of what we call emotion is nothing more or less than a certain kind – a biased, prejudiced, or strongly evaluative kind – of thought.” ~Albert Ellis, Rational Psychotherapy and Individual Psychology 1,432 total views, no views today Originally posted 2016-03-08 20:20:42.
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Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and ‘self-esteem’ …” Click the blue link below to join the discussion and share how you feel about the quote from Dr. Burns. 666 total views, 3 views today Originally posted 2017-07-25 22:47:22.
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