It’s official! “Awfulize” is now a word!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 23 Nov 20 in Anger, Awfulizing, Awfulzing, Basics, Demanding, Demanding, Emotions, Low Frustration Tolerance, must |

Dr. Ellis coined the term “awfulize” by transforming the adjective “awful” into a verb. The language of REBT can sometimes sound a little contorted, especially when employing “ePrime,” in it’s preference for  using more verbs and adverbs than nouns and adjectives.  Now, it is official! “Awfulizing” has made it to the big time and is […]

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Pissed beyond all measure!!!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 19 Nov 20 in Anger, Awfulizing, Basics, Demanding, Uncategorized |

Have you ever been “pissed beyond all measure”? Are you ready for your morning REBT safari?  3,599 total views Originally posted 2014-10-17 18:57:05.

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Four Albert Ellis Bestsellers for You.

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 4 Nov 20 in Albert Ellis, Anger, Basics, Books & Media, Depression, Happiness, Read any good books lately? |

When you buy using these affiliate links, I get a small commission which keeps me in coffee, which keeps me working, which keeps me providing you with this content… Thank you! Here are four classic, best-selling  REBT titles by Dr. Ellis that will give you a solid foundation to begin your studies of REBT-CBT or […]

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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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REBT, Mindfulness, Behaviorism potpourri

  From Vipasana to Zen to Mindfulness to CBT-REBT to Acceptance to the “Third Wave” of behaviorism, to Tourette’s (and maybe a few comments about the kitchen sink as well)  7,354 total views Originally posted 2015-07-05 04:09:57.

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Disguised shoulds?

Greta Van Susteren,  former Fox News Analyst Are Greta’s “disguised shoulds” showing? We have been talking about the model of REBT where demanding (shoulds, oughts, musts, etc.) are at the root of disturbance.  I thought it might be a good occasion to reprise my concept of “disguised shoulds.”  4,036 total views Originally posted 2014-10-01 06:33:55.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 29 Sep 20 in Anger, Culture, internet addiction, social media |

Facebook, Twitter, et al benefit when you are pissed off! They like it when you are pissed off, angry, outraged, offended.  Watch this amazing 17 minute video and share your comments after . . .  1,607 total views Originally posted 2019-05-22 07:11:23.

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It’s settled! Laughter is the best policy!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 29 Sep 20 in Anger, Humor, Uncategorized |

Grrrrrrr or Hahahaha ??? When something goes wrong, is it “”REBT Kosher” to intentionally laugh rather than lash out in anger?    5,975 total views Originally posted 2015-07-28 03:11:17.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 19 Jul 20 in Albert Ellis, Anger, Awfulzing, Books & Media, bookshop, damning, Uncategorized, Videos |

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How to Keep People From Pushing Your Buttons!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 15 Jun 20 in Albert Ellis, Anger, Books & Media, bookshop, Demanding, Low Frustration Tolerance |

God knows, we all need this one these days!    715 total views Originally posted 2018-12-10 12:00:48.

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