Slightly off-topic, but we were discussing whether the use of alcohol is (ever) rational, and it resulted in the following rant on my part. Excuse me if my bias is showing just a wee tad! Human beans seem to have always had an appetite for mood altering-mind altering substances . . . 371 total views, 4 views today […]
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On 11 August 2014, we were all saddened and shocked to learn of the suicide of the national treasure, Robin Williams, particulary I think members of my generation. Robin was a year younger than me, and could have continued to make people laugh for perhaps another 20 years or more. 1,564 total views, no views today […]
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Sun 26 May 2013, 8:54 pm A reader asks if we can sabotage ourselves unconsciously Hi all, One of the things I like about REBT is that it helps me keep things simple. Not that depth psychology and other schools of psychology have no interest or value, but they often tend to be unnecessarily […]
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I have been thinking about shopping malls as “dopamine factories.” Neon and other bright, colorful, “noisy” stimuli dopamine neurons . . . 549 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2017-02-07 07:36:45.
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The Beck Diet Solution by Judith S. Beck 3.85 866 Ratings This time, its going to be different. This time, you are going to diet successfully, lose weight with confidence, and, most importantly, keep it off forever. That’s because The Beck Diet Solution is the first book that teaches dieters how to […]
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How far can you imagine into your future? For those suffering from addictions, alcoholism and depression, only about 9 days! 13,479 total views, no views today Originally posted 2015-08-30 20:58:55.
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Beat Your Smoking Addiction By Dr. Michael R. Edelstein, Author “Three Minute Therapy” Three Minute Refutations (TMR) involve a powerful exercise for changing your addictive thinking. 4,368 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-07-31 00:00:19.
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A reader brings up some interesting questions about depression and other problems following withdrawal from dependence on benzodiazepines (related to Valium) even seven months after discontinuing use. He says that he has "PAWS (Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome)" Although this is a BIG subject, and although my response is necessarily fairly "global" and general, there are, I […]
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I am very pleased to mention publication of a relatively new book by my friends Dr. Michael Edelstein (left) and the late Will Ross (right)*, two people eminently qualified to teach about how distorted thinking and irrational beliefs lead to excessive, self-destructive behaviors such as alcoholism and drug addictions. […]
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