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Malls as dopamine factories

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 29 Jul 19 in Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Culture, Other stuffs |

  I have been thinking about shopping malls as “dopamine factories.” Neon and other bright, colorful, “noisy” stimuli dopamine  neurons . . .  1,689 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-02-07 07:36:45.

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We miss Robin Williams

It seems like only yesterday that we were saddened and shocked to learn of the suicide of  the national treasure, Robin Williams . . . 2,443 total views, no views today Originally posted 2014-08-12 19:41:28.

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Can we sabotage ourselves unconsciously?

A reader asks if we can sabotage ourselves unconsciously   3,201 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-05-26 07:21:34.

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It is good to think about the future!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 4 Jul 19 in Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Depression, Rational living, Time management |

  How far can you imagine into your future? For those suffering from addictions, alcoholism and depression, only about 9 days! 14,609 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2015-08-30 20:58:55.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 25 Jun 19 in Addictions, Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Alcoholism, bookshop |

What does REBT have to say about alcoholism and drug addiction ? 136 total views, no views today

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Depression following benzodiazepine withdrawal

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 25 Jun 19 in Acceptance, Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Ask Rex, Depression, Uncategorized |

  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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A cat has PAWS on it’s claws, but a comma has pause on it’s clause!

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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Ten Pounds of Shit in a Five Pound Bag?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 21 May 19 in Acceptance, Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Perfectionism, Procrastination |

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?     331 total views, no views today Originally posted 2019-01-05 21:41:42.

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Guest Author, Michael R. Edelstein : Beat Your Smoking Addiction

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 5 May 19 in Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, musterbation |

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. 5,720 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-07-31 00:00:19.

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New book on rational drinking!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 22 Apr 19 in Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Books & Media, Rational Thinking |

  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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