Please don’t catastrophize over politics!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 1 Aug 21 in Anxiety, Awfulizing, Awfulzing |

It’s not as bad as you think!  . . .  Or is it ???  1,143 total views Originally posted 2018-11-15 19:37:25.

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How to deal with your past errors?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 20 Jul 21 in Albert Ellis, damning, downing, Ellis Quotes, People Rating, Rating, Shame, USA |

By honestly acknowledging your past errors, but never damning yourself for them, you can learn to use your past for your own future.” ~Albert Ellis    2,322 total views Originally posted 2017-06-17 06:21:04.

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Ten Cognitive Distortions & Four IB’s

REBT-CBT is built on the premise that we all make fundamental mistakes in the way we think about ourselves, other people and life in general, and that these mistakes (irrational beliefs and cognitive distortions) are the real cause of (virtually all) of our misery and dysfunction and failure. This is so important!   Continue reading to see […]

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Internet addiction?

A reader shares that on occasion they find a new and interesting venue on the internet and end up using it compulsively, wasting a lot of time, and then feeling disgusted with themselves. They believe that if they make a decision to get involved with an internet venue, they can just make a decision to […]

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Pissed beyond all measure!!!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 21 Jun 21 in Anger, Awfulizing, Basics, Demanding, Uncategorized |

Have you ever been “pissed beyond all measure”? Are you ready for your morning REBT safari?  3,992 total views Originally posted 2014-10-17 18:57:05.

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Avoid shoulds, oughts, musts!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 18 Jun 21 in Demanding, Demanding, Homework, must, musty thinking, Should |

HOMEWORK Avoid using moralistic, absolutist “shoulds”, “oughts”, “musts”, et al. We don’t want to be rigid and dogmatic in this (and in all things). While keeping in mind there are perfectly innocuous uses of “should”, “ought”, “must”, it is nonetheless an excellent discipline to make the effort to avoid them, and to monitor yourself using […]

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Not fair!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 14 Jun 21 in Basics, Culture, Entitlement, Low Frustration Tolerance |

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American exceptionalism (REBT style)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 13 Jun 21 in General Semantics, overgeneralization, People Rating, Rating |

On another thread, we have been discussing America being the greatest country in the world, that is so called “American Exceptionalism.”  2,023 total views Originally posted 2016-06-17 05:30:58.

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How to stop being offended by every little thing

The world would be a better place if everyone stopped being offended by every little thing.”  2,669 total views Originally posted 2016-06-18 09:45:44.

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How to Keep People From Pushing Your Buttons!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 7 Jun 21 in Albert Ellis, Anger, Books & Media, bookshop, Demanding, Low Frustration Tolerance |

God knows, we all need this one these days!    900 total views Originally posted 2018-12-10 12:00:48.

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