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How to deal with your past errors?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 19 Jun 22 in Albert Ellis, damning, downing, Ellis Quotes, People Rating, Rating, Shame, USA |

By honestly acknowledging your past errors, but never damning yourself for them, you can learn to use your past for your own future.” ~Albert Ellis    2,707 total views,  3 views today Originally posted 2017-06-17 06:21:04.

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“Unconditional” Self Acceptance ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 13 Jun 22 in Acceptance, Basics, Rating, ULA, UOA, USA |

What does “Unconditional”  in Unconditional Self Acceptance Mean  ??? A reader says that his English teacher advised that he avoid “modifiers” as they weaken the strength of the word they are modifying.  So, rather than “Unconditional Self Acceptance (USA)” he just leaves it at “self acceptance.”  Nothing wrong with that, but it does raise some […]

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Task perfection vs. self-perfection

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 30 May 22 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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Escape the “Self Esteem” Trap! Today!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 25 May 22 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”  ~Rex  2,709 total views,  3 views today Originally posted 2017-03-21 21:08:40.

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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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Acceptance is not love!

   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  4,931 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2013-05-02 07:39:44.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 25 Apr 22 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.

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Are opinions incompatible with REBT-CBT?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 24 Apr 22 in Acceptance, Demanding, Events, Rating, ULA, UOA, USA |

Are opinions incompatible with REBT???         What do you think?  1,770 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2013-04-20 18:13:40.

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Will Unconditional Self Acceptance make me lose my edge?

    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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Can Suicide ever be a rational act?

In light of recent events in the news and some of the lovely stuff that Jimmy and Steve posted here recently, I thought it might be appropriate to talk a little about suicide. First of all, if you are thinking about killing yourself or are having thoughts about harming yourself that are scaring you, pick […]

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