Your Opinion Matters "Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they're alive and human." ~Albert Ellis This is one of the premises of REBT-CBT that often confuses and pisses off people. It is closely related to the irrational belief / […]
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Mick wrote: "cannot help but feel that my life has been ruined by this withdrawal process. 10 months out and I am in another wave. I have so much brain fog its unreal, as well as many, many many other debilitating symptoms. I lost the person whom I thought that I would marry one day. […]
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Regarding this (out of context) quote by a phsrink, "Indeed, once my client accepted his thoughts and feelings, shaking off his shame and guilt, he saw his problems with greater clarity and proceeded down the path to recovery", a reader asks How does accepting your thoughts and feelings relate to shaking off shame and guilt? […]
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Here is a good one from the 2008 archives about self-esteem and self acceptance: By refusing to “devalue yourself because of your ignorance” perhaps you do understand more than you think. 143 total views, no views today Originally posted 2015-04-16 04:22:58.
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I enjoy the General Semantics (actually, more "ePrime") exercise of debating whether anything is ever truly 100% awful. Continue reading if you would like to know why REBT firmly asserts that NOTHING is ever 100% awful… 2,103 total views, 0 views today Originally posted 2013-02-08 19:20:50.
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