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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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. 11,350 total views, […]
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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. 4,813 total views, no views today Originally posted 2015-03-11 05:39:27.
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We have been discussing visualizing, specifically as it relates to “Scary Pictures” in Russ Harris’s wonderful, “Happiness Trap.” The individual says that he prefers ACT to REBT-CBT, but that he has difficulty visualizing and therefore difficulty applying the techniques in the “Scary Pictures” section of Russ’s book. 15,259 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2014-04-28 05:04:37.
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After suffering a heart attack, Daniel Dennett, American philosopher, writer and cognitive scientist “Thank goodness I’m alive!” 2,525 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-08-12 05:45:35.
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We have been talking about ‘happiness.’ Is it real or a cruel, false hope propagated by self-help authors trying to peddle their books and seminars? Possibly a bit of both, me thinks. A reader quotes Will Ross’s website to help make his case for happiness 1,332 total views, no views today Originally posted 2012-11-14 22:17:42.
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Good Morning REBT Mates! We have been discussing whether it is really possible to be “genuinely happy” or whether it is a cruel illusion, and what REBT has to say about happiness. Click to see the quote a reader shares from the Dalai Lama 1,393 total views, no views today Originally posted 2012-11-12 17:46:32.
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The word rational is obviously fundamental to REBT. After all, we are Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. However, I am afraid this is misleading to many as REBT uses the word in a special way . . . 13,876 total views, 3 views today Originally posted 2015-08-29 05:33:32.
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