Nothing is ever 100% Awful (Are you sure?)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 27 Apr 23 in Awfulzing, Books & Media, bookshop |

Over at the REBT-CBT Yahoogroup we have been having a fascinating–if-perennial–discussion about whether anything is truly awful . . . And, if it is true, as REBT asserts, that nothing is ever truly 100% awful, how can we convince clients of that?  5,047 total views Originally posted 2013-09-25 01:35:17.

 5,047 total views

Tags: , ,


Please don’t catastrophize over politics!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 21 Apr 23 in Anxiety, Awfulizing, Awfulzing |

It’s not as bad as you think!  . . .  Or is it ???  1,798 total views Originally posted 2018-11-15 19:37:25.

 1,798 total views

Tags: , ,



Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 11 Apr 23 in Acceptance, Awfulzing, disqualifying the positive, Postive thinkikng, Rational living |

  My friend Jimmy from the REBT-CBT Yahoogroup is feeling gloomy about current events, and seeing some of the really nasty things going on in the news as heralding the breakdown of modern society.  He is hardly the first to make that observation. Here is what I said . . .  9,332 total views Originally posted 2015-07-30 07:37:31.

 9,332 total views

Tags: , , , , , ,


Nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so

    Hi REBT Mates!  Do you STILL think that it is things “out there” upset us???  5,710 total views Originally posted 2016-03-11 04:47:10.

 5,710 total views

Tags: , , ,


Can Suicide ever be a rational act?

In light of recent events in the news and some of the lovely stuff that Jimmy and Steve posted here recently, I thought it might be appropriate to talk a little about suicide. First of all, if you are thinking about killing yourself or are having thoughts about harming yourself that are scaring you, pick […]

 4,892 total views

Tags: , , ,


Is Anything Truly Awful?  7,877 total views Originally posted 2014-10-16 07:25:31.

 7,877 total views

Tags: , , , ,


It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to . . .

Click to listen to the great Lesley Gore great 1965 oldie, It’s My Party (and I’ll cry if I want to) We have been having an lively discussion about  and adult  who behaves with emotional immaturity such as avoiding attending a party for fear of seeing a rival there as a teenager might.  4,542 total views Originally […]

 4,542 total views


Baby I Need Your Lovin’ . . . Really?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 6 Mar 23 in Awfulzing, Demanding, Love and Romance, Needs vs. Preferences, should statements |

Baby I Need Your Lovin’| Baby, I need your lovin’ I got to have all your lovin’ Baby, I need your lovin’ Got to have all your lovin’ ~The Four Tops, 1964      Awwwwww!  Ain’t that romantic?  Don’t that just make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside?     Ain’t it the truth? […]

 4,201 total views

Tags: , , , , ,


I can’t stand it!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 21 Feb 23 in Awfulzing |

Jonathan von Breton shared another Albert Ellis quote in his “The Daily Al” feature:   We say that nothing is awful, nothing. Rape, i ncest, terrorism, Hitler-it isn’t awful. Not that they aren’t bad, but a rational person would recognize that the world is inherently unfair.” Albert Ellis, Ph.D. … Founder of REBT   To […]

 1,305 total views

Tags: ,


Is anythnig ever truly 100% awful?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 13 Feb 23 in Acceptance, Awfulzing, General Semantics |

I enjoy the General Semantics (actually, more “ePrime”) exercise of debating whether anything is ever truly 100% awful.    4,236 total views Originally posted 2013-02-08 19:20:50.

 4,236 total views

Tags: , , ,

Copyright © 2018-2023 All rights reserved.
This site is using the Desk Mess Mirrored Child Child-Theme, v2., on top of
the Parent-Theme Desk Mess Mirrored, v2.5, from BuyNowShop.com

Never miss a post!

Don't let this happen you you!
Get FREE weekly Newsletter Digest of New Posts

We respect your privacy.