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Judge behavior, not self

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 11 Mar 19 in Acceptance, ePrime, Guilt & Shame, judgment, Rating, Self esteem, self vs. behavior, ULA, UOA, USA |

The long and the short of it is, however, that REBT-CBT–as do some  other modern psychological approaches and schools of psychology–encourages people to distinguish between self and behavior, and to recognize  judgments or global ratings as irrational and unhelpful, and to instead practice Unconditional Self Acceptance (USA), Unconditional Other Acceptance (UOA) and Unconditional Life Acceptance (ULA)  […]

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What’s wrong with saying, “I am an EXCELLENT person” ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 11 Feb 19 in Acceptance, ePrime, General Semantics, Perfectionism, Task Perfection vs. Self Perfection |

 We have  bee having a lively–if somewhat perennial–discussion about why REBT dos not favor motivation and bolstering of “self esteem” by using global labels and “rating,”  such as “I am an EXCELLENT person.” 180 total views, no views today Originally posted 2018-12-26 19:54:03.

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The Myth of Self-esteem!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 12 Dec 18 in Acceptance, Albert Ellis, Books & Media, bookshop |

Stop being a dupe of the “Self-esteem MAFIA!” 95 total views, no views today

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 27 Nov 18 in Acceptance, Uncategorized, Videos |

Please check out and support The REBT Advocates Youtube Channel  => bit.ly/REBTvocates , A wealth of information with a pioneer in the field, Dr. Michael R. Edelstein with Tommy Bateman. This one is about “Accepting Unconditional Acceptance.”   Please watch and add your comments. 270 total views, no views today

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Simple, Effective Strategies To Immediately Boost Your Self-Esteem

Posted by Anna Kucirkova on Sat 29 Sep 18 in Guest Author |

We hear the words “self-esteem” a lot. From the time we’re young, we’re told that we need have a good sense of self-esteem, and that …

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The world sucks, and I can’t stand it!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 27 Sep 18 in Acceptance |

Hi All, A reader complains about having difficulty controlling anxiety with regard to society and politics. What great questions! You bring up several related but separate issues. 1. CAN’T HELP THINKING! I doubt that this is true. You choose to think the thoughts you think . . . 1,104 total views, no views today Originally posted […]

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Will Unconditional Self Acceptance make me lose my edge?

Sean B. in Florida writes: Rex.  I think I understand the idea of unconditional self acceptance, in theory at least. But I am afraid that adopting it will cause me to lose my edge and stop striving for excellence in my career.  If I accept myself unconditionally, then do I have to accept it if I […]

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Escape the “Self Esteem” Trap! Today!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 21 Sep 18 in Acceptance, Rating, Self esteem, self vs. behavior, ULA, UOA, USA |

  So called “self-esteem” is a fallacy, a racket invented by what I call the “Self Esteem MAFIA” . . .   1,416 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-03-21 21:08:40.

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