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How do we manage “job burnout”?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 20 Apr 18 in Demanding, Demanding, Depression, job burn out, Low Frustration Tolerance, Perfectionism |

A reader asks about managing job burnout What a great topic! There is an expectation that has become common since the 1960’s that work is “supposed” to be fulfilling, satisfying, fun, even meaningful . . .  4,850 total views, 0 views today Originally posted 2013-06-25 02:53:25.

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Three musts which hold us back

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 19 Apr 18 in Albert Ellis, Demanding, Disguised shoulds, musterbation, musty thinking, should statements |

  HOMEWORK OK, we know that REBT emphasizes various types of demands, including but not limited to, shoulds, oughts and musts, as well as a number of what I refer to as  disguised shoulds typically insincere  “Why?” questions. 532 total views, 0 views today Originally posted 2017-06-03 04:17:41.

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Is Anything Truly Awful? 2,929 total views, 0 views today Originally posted 2014-10-16 07:25:31.

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Guest Author, Dr. Edelstein : Negative emotions come from one type of irrational thinking

REBT (according to Ellis) posits that inappropriate negative emotions come from one type of irrational thinking . . . 457 total views, 0 views today Originally posted 2013-12-27 06:34:31.

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Is keeping emotions “bottled up” dangerous?

In my callow and shallow youth, I used to subscribe to the "teapot model" of emotions.  You know, our emotional systems are like teapots with water boiling, generating steam and pressure.  If the steam does not have an outlet, or the outlet becomes overwhelmed by too much steam expanding too quickly . . . POW !!!  Explosion […]

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Masturbation is good and delicious . . .

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 10 Apr 18 in Albert Ellis, Demanding, Your Opinion Matters |

  Masturbation is good and delicious.  Musterbation is evil and pernicious! ~Albert Ellis, PhD   Share you thoughts and comments! Please help to keep our blog dynamic and organic.  Comments? Agree? Disagree? How do you interpret this statement? Do you think it affects the way you practice and apply REBT-CBT? Does Dr. Ellis's "salty" language […]

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What, more “darling shoulds?”

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 7 Apr 18 in Albert Ellis, Demanding, musterbation, musty thinking, Religion, should statements |

It’s true!  I never tire of talking about my “darling shoulds,” 456 total views, 0 views today Originally posted 2015-03-20 05:06:07.

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Why “can’t” you rate the essence of a human?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 3 Apr 18 in Acceptance, ePrime, General Semantics, judgment, People Rating, Rating, Self esteem, self vs. behavior, USA |

From: Jane…@… Subject:  REX – General Semantics – Questions – REBT.info Date:  Sun, 15 Dec 2013 21:01:53 +0530 To:  AskRex@rebtinfo.info <askrex@rebtinfo.info>  Hey Rex, My name is Jane. I too practice REBT and it has significantly improved my life. I have been reading some of your articles on general semantics and E-Prime and find it very […]

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American exceptionalism (REBT style)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 2 Apr 18 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.” 899 total views, 0 views today Originally posted 2016-06-17 05:30:58.

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MUST I have what I want?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 2 Apr 18 in Demanding, Demanding, musterbation, musty thinking, Needs vs. Preferences, Wants vs. needs |

Hi REBT-mates! Do you believe that when you want something, you absolutely MUST have it . . . and that it is terrible when you don’t get what you must have? 216 total views, 0 views today Originally posted 2016-05-09 02:14:28.

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