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Task perfection vs. self-perfection

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 13 Oct 21 in Acceptance, Perfectionism, Rating, Task Perfection vs. Self Perfection, ULA, UOA, USA |

  Many confuse the REBT idea of Unconditional Self-acceptance (USA) with being cavalier unconcerned about how well they perform, and fear that embracing might cause them to lose their edge in a competitive, results-oriented society, possibly losing their work ethic and slipping into a passive, dysfunctional lifestyle. While this concern is understandable, it is unfounded. […]

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Judge behavior, not self

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 12 Oct 21 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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More internet addiction / Time Management

Guest Author Gunars K. Neiders, Psy.D. Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist I , myself, am trying to build more self-discipline by using . . .  4,619 total views Originally posted 2013-04-17 18:14:17.

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“Secondary disturbance” is not secondary in signifance.

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 22 Aug 21 in Acceptance, Basics, Depression, Disputing, ULA, UOA, USA |

We have been having some great discussions lately over at the REBT-CBT Forum Yahoogroup.  Thm raised an honest and important question and was kind enough to allow me to re-post it here.  Thanks, Thm!  His question and my response follows. Your follow-up comments and questions are encouraged and welcomed.  6,296 total views Originally posted 2013-12-07 03:57:31.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 12 Aug 21 in Acceptance, Albert Ellis, quotes, ULA, Uncategorized, UOA, USA |


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

 

Accept everybody. . .
just because they’re alive and human.

Click to continue reading seven more juicy, profound and irreverent quotes, leave a comment or ask a question because we LOVE hearing from YOU!

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Originally posted 2014-11-07 07:14:42.

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Simple, Effective Strategies To Immediately Boost Your Self-Esteem

Posted by Anna Kucirkova on Sat 7 Aug 21 in Acceptance, Guest Author, Self esteem, ULA, UOA, USA |

Guest author, Anna Kucirkova offers up some thoughtful tips on self-esteem.    1,458 total views Originally posted 2018-03-28 13:51:42.

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Dr. Ellis on Unconditional Self Acceptance – Video

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 9 Jul 21 in Acceptance, Albert Ellis, Books & Media, Self esteem, ULA, UOA, USA, Videos |

This is part of a wonderful audio recording of Dr.Albert Ellis on Unconditionally Accepting Yourself and Others. Click to listen.  3,372 total views,  3 views today Originally posted 2013-08-02 20:48:25.

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Stoic Philosophy and REBT

  The gods have released you from accountability for your parents, your siblings, your body, your possessions – for death and for life itself. They made you responsible only for what is in your power – the proper use of impressions. So why take on the burden of matters which you cannot answer for? You […]

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It takes courage to be happy in a sad world!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 9 May 21 in Acceptance, Depression, Happiness, Irrationality in the arts & media, suicide, ULA, UOA, USA |

   It takes courage to be happy in a sad world!  I wrote this yesterday for someone who struggles with depression.  While I reckon no one would ever accuse me of being Little Mary Sunshine, this is a message of hope, albeit expressed in an oblique way. Please share your thoughts and feelings.  12,536 total views, […]

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What is REBT?

Posted by Will Ross on Sat 24 Apr 21 in Acceptance, Basics, Guest Author, Guilt & Shame, Happiness, Rating, ULA, UOA, USA, What is REBT - CBT? |

This post is pinned to the top. Scroll down for recent posts REBT / Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy What the hell is it, anyway??? Click the blue  link below  for Will Ross’s excellent, easy-to-follow explanation . . .  45,275 total views,  5 views today Originally posted 2013-03-27 18:01:44.

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