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Negative thinking patterns

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 11 Oct 20 in David Burns, Depression, Ten Cognitive Distortions |

  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” […]

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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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We miss Robin Williams

It seems like only yesterday that we were saddened and shocked to learn of the suicide of  the national treasure, Robin Williams . . .  3,129 total views Originally posted 2014-08-12 19:41:28.

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What do do when the meds don’t work?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 10 Sep 20 in Anxiety, Depression, medication |

 What do do when the meds are not working? A loyal reader complains that the meds his pshrink is prescribing for anxiety are not helping.  9,352 total views Originally posted 2015-08-15 17:21:33.

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What is the purpose of life?

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 […]

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 19 Aug 20 in Aaron Beck, Anxiety, Books & Media, bookshop, David Burns, Depression |

     David D. Burns, author of the now-classic, Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy was Part of Beck’s team that developed CBT at the University of Pennsylvania in the 1980s . . .  1,261 total views Originally posted 2019-02-26 22:11:09.

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Life after people (?)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 14 Aug 20 in Acceptance, Books & Media, Depression, Other stuffs, Videos |

Please watch the wonderful-but-chilling and sobering 2015 documentary “Life After people” It explores what would happen if human beans suddenly disappeared,    1,538 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2016-04-23 06:09:24.

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Conversation with Aaron Beck, Founder Cognitive Therapy

  Fascinating Conversation with Aaron T. Beck, founder of Cognitive Therapy Watch this fascinating video about the life and times of Dr. Beck,  and join in the discussion.   4,843 total views Originally posted 2013-04-08 21:04:46.

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Is depression inherited or learned?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 3 Aug 20 in Depression, Disputing, Ellis Quotes |

“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.”  1,761 total […]

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Depression following benzodiazepine withdrawal

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 23 Jul 20 in Acceptance, Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Ask Rex, Depression, Uncategorized |

  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 […]

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