It takes courage to be happy in a sad world! I wrote this yesterday for someone who struggles with depression. While I reckon no one would ever accuse me of being Little Mary Sunshine, this is a message of hope, albeit expressed in an oblique way. Please share your thoughts and feelings. 13,050 total views […]
13,050 total views
Perhaps there are such people as “pure philosophers” who placidly think about the “meaning of life” as a kind of “recreation,” and are not motivated to do so by existential angst. 6,677 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2015-03-11 05:39:27.
6,677 total views, 1 views today
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 […]
4,269 total views, 1 views today
We have been having a great time with our friends over at the REBT-CBT Forum discussing the timeless question, What is the Purpose of Life? Actually, REBT has quite a bit to say about this, but I fear that what it has to say is not very satisfying to those who raise the question! Click the […]
5,151 total views
We have been having a fascinating discussion that I reckon is best framed as “Do antidepressant medications work?” 7,953 total views Originally posted 2013-08-06 19:00:08.
7,953 total views
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 […]
2,135 total views, 1 views today
2,554 total views Originally posted 2017-07-25 22:47:22.
2,554 total views
“You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.” ~Albert Ellis This one really pisses some people off, especially those who are quite invested in thinking about their depression as “genetic” and “inherited.” 2,246 total […]
2,246 total views, 1 views today
Negative thinking patterns can be immensely deceptive and persuasive, and change is rarely easy. But with patience and persistence, I believe that nearly all individuals suffering from depression can improve and experience a sense of joy and self-esteem once again.” ~David Burns, author “Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy” […]
2,333 total views, 1 views today