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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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? 162 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2019-01-05 21:41:42.
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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. 5,589 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2017-07-31 00:00:19.
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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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The Beck Diet Solution by Judith S. Beck This time, it’s going to be different. This time, you are going to diet successfully . . . 735 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-10-30 04:41:55.
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Mick wrote: I 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 […]
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We are very pleased to be able to bring you an exclusive, in-depth discussion-interview with San Francisco psychologist, Dr. Michael Edelstein, one of the pioneers of REBT and one of it’s leading proponents today, author of the now-classic “Three Minute Therapy,” and just out Therapy Breakthrough Without further ado, please enjoy “What are you telling yourself? . […]
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A reader asks if we can sabotage ourselves unconsciously 3,006 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-05-26 07:21:34.
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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 . . . 1,493 total views, no views today Originally posted […]
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