Regarding this (out of context) quote by a phsrink, "Indeed, once my client accepted his thoughts and feelings, shaking off his shame and guilt, he saw his problems with greater clarity and proceeded down the path to recovery", a reader asks How does accepting your thoughts and feelings relate to shaking off shame and guilt? […]
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“When adversities happen to people, they can choose to make themselves either (1) healthfully negative, sorry and regretful and annoyed and frustrated and disappointed about the happening or (2) unhealthfully negative creating feelings of horror, terror, anxiety, depression, rage, and other disturbed feelings, along with dysfunctional behaviors. And even if they create these dysfunctional feelings and behaviors, […]
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Will practicing REBT turn you into a Pollyanna ??? 830 total views, no views today Originally posted 2016-12-30 03:55:27.
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Let’s all become Mr. Spock and get rid of emotions! . . . Not!!! Not ??? 492 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-03-26 22:07:14.
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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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What if you only understand your REBT process “intellectually”? I am not as warm & fuzzy as Will is on this point. 2,714 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-11-27 03:09:37.
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Sometimes people try to find ways to express their anger in a less dangerous way…. Hi REBT Mates, I find this quote by Thich Nhat Hanh interesting, very interesting, because … 388 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-05-03 19:26:38.
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Is “indifference” a valid alternative to having a “strong preference”? We have been having a lively one over that. 3,119 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-07-17 19:12:21.
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From Vipasana to Zen to Mindfulness to CBT-REBT to Acceptance to the “Thrid Wave” of behaviorism, to Tourette’s (and maybe a few comments about the kitchen sink as well) 5,932 total views, no views today Originally posted 2015-07-05 04:09:57.
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