Sean B. in Florida asks 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 […]
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Some people, I think, are uncomfortable with the concept of “acceptance, believing that acceptance equates to passivity, to “resignation,” to not being proactively engaged in problem solving, in working hard to have a full, rich life. 2,990 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2014-04-10 18:13:25.
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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? 1,157 total views Originally posted 2019-01-05 21:41:42.
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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.” 1,408 total views Originally posted 2018-12-26 19:54:03.
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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. 2,090 total views Originally posted 2012-11-02 04:37:07.
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