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Please don’t catastrophize over politics!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 3 Jun 20 in Anxiety, Awfulizing, Awfulzing |

It’s not as bad as you think!  . . .  Or is it ???  694 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2018-11-15 19:37:25.

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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!   😉   6,751 total views […]

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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???  4,446 total views Originally posted 2016-03-11 04:47:10.

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Armageddon

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 17 Apr 20 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 . . .  8,151 total views,  2 views today Originally posted […]

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

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 12 Apr 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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I cried because I had no shoes…

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 28 Mar 20 in Awfulzing, Emotions, Guilt & Shame |

I cried because I had no shoes . .  3,062 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2017-03-25 07:16:16.

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I can’t stand it!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 24 Mar 20 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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Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 23 Mar 20 in Albert Ellis, Anger, Awfulzing, Books & Media, bookshop, damning, Uncategorized, Videos |

 938 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2019-03-14 20:12:41.

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Is anythnig ever truly 100% awful?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 16 Mar 20 in Acceptance, Awfulzing, General Semantics |

I enjoy the General Semantics (actually, more “ePrime”) exercise of debating whether anything is ever truly 100% awful.    3,344 total views Originally posted 2013-02-08 19:20:50.

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The Sky is Falling!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 22 Feb 20 in Awfulzing, REBT & Other therapies compared, Uncategorized, z-17 |

 643 total views Originally posted 2019-03-06 06:56:30.

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