Please don’t catastrophize over politics!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 22 May 22 in Anxiety, Awfulizing, Awfulzing |

It’s not as bad as you think!  . . .  Or is it ???  1,383 total views,  3 views today Originally posted 2018-11-15 19:37:25.

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The Sky is Falling!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 17 May 22 in Awfulzing, REBT & Other therapies compared, Uncategorized, z-17 |

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Is “should” ever necessary?

A faithful reader asks What’s the best response to “I should have ______  (done x y z more) and if I had, things would be different now”?     Thank you.”       Ah, yes!  Our “Darling Shoulds!”  How we resist relinquishing them!   As if they were some jewel more precious than diamonds!   😉   7,594 total views, […]

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 9 May 22 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 . . .  8,828 total views,  1 views today Originally posted […]

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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???  5,163 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2016-03-11 04:47:10.

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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 […]

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Is Anything Truly Awful?  6,856 total views Originally posted 2014-10-16 07:25:31.

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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.  4,213 total views,  1 views […]

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Baby I Need Your Lovin’ . . . Really?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 19 Mar 22 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? […]

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I can’t stand it!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 15 Feb 22 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 […]

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