It takes courage to be happy in a sad world!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 8 Jan 19 in Acceptance, Depression, Happiness, Irrationality in the arts & media, suicide, ULA, UOA, USA |

 I wrote this yesterday for someone who struggles with depression.  While I reckon no one would ever accuse me of being Pollyanna, this is a message of hope, albeit expressed in an oblique way. Please share your thoughts and feelings. It takes courage to be happy in a sad world!   10,380 total views, no views […]

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Is “mindfulness” CBT or just distraction?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 30 Dec 18 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?  1,160 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2014-02-10 22:42:51.

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Don’t worry, be happy! :o}

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 21 Dec 18 in Happiness, job burn out, Perfectionism, Your Opinion Matters |

  Don’t worry, be happy!”           ~Meher Baba  Say what???  2,972 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2013-06-28 05:05:49.

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Is “happiness” possible or a cruel illusion?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 15 Dec 18 in Books & Media, bookshop, Happiness |

 Good Morning REBT Mates! We have been discussing whether it is really possible to be “genuinely happy and what REBT has to say about happiness. A reader shares this quote from the Dalai Lama “Achieving genuine happiness may require bringing about a transformation in  your outlook, your way of thinking, and this is not a […]

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