New book on rational drinking!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 16 Apr 21 in Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Books & Media, Rational Thinking |

I am very pleased to remind you of a book by my friends Dr. Michael Edelstein (left) and the late Will Ross (right)*, two people eminently qualified to teach us about how distorted thinking and irrational beliefs lead to excessive, self-destructive behaviors such as alcoholism and drug addictions.    2,263 total views,  1 views today Originally posted […]

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The Beck Diet Solution

The Beck Diet Solution by Judith S. Beck This time, it’s going to be different. This time, you are going to diet successfully . . .     1,498 total views,  3 views today Originally posted 2017-10-30 04:41:55.

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Is drinking alcohol rational?

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!  2,242 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2013-02-15 18:41:00.

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Depression following benzodiazepine withdrawal

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 29 Mar 21 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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It is good to think about the future!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 14 Mar 21 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!  15,765 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2015-08-30 20:58:55.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 21 Feb 21 in Addictions, Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Alcoholism, bookshop |

What does REBT have to say about alcoholism and drug addiction ?  1,306 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2019-06-25 05:40:19.

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39 grams of sugar in a can of Coke! Yuck!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 17 Feb 21 in Addictions, Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Uncategorized |

    Did you know there are 39 grams (9.3 teaspoons) of sugar in this little 12 ounce can of Coke?   Yuck!    1,046 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2019-02-02 21:54:25.

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Interview with Dr. Edelstein

  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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Ten Pounds of Shit in a Five Pound Bag?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 25 Jan 21 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?      951 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2019-01-05 21:41:42.

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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 . . .  3,229 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2014-08-12 19:41:28.

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