Don’t worry, be happy! :o}

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 7 Feb 23 in Happiness, job burn out, Perfectionism, Your Opinion Matters |

Don’t worry, be happy!”           ~Meher Baba  Say what???   4,894 total views Originally posted 2013-06-28 05:05:49.

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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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Four Albert Ellis Bestsellers for You.

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 13 Jan 23 in Albert Ellis, Anger, Basics, Books & Media, Depression, Happiness, Read any good books lately? |

When you buy using these affiliate links, I get a small commission which keeps me in coffee, which keeps me working, which keeps me providing you with this content… Thank you! Here are four classic, best-selling  REBT titles by Dr. Ellis that will give you a solid foundation to begin your studies of REBT-CBT or […]

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Happiness, is it real or is it Memorex?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 10 Jan 23 in Books & Media, Happiness |

  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    2,392 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2012-11-14 22:17:42.

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“Thank Goodness I’m Alive” by Daniel Dennett

After suffering a heart attack, Daniel Dennett, American philosopher, writer and cognitive scientist “Thank goodness I’m alive!”    3,917 total views Originally posted 2017-08-12 05:45:35.

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Are you “rational”?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 30 Nov 22 in Basics, Happiness, Rational living, Rational Thinking |

  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 . . .  15,927 total views Originally posted 2015-08-29 05:33:32.

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Is “happiness” possible or a cruel illusion?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 25 Nov 22 in Books & Media, bookshop, Happiness |

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      2,508 total views Originally posted 2012-11-12 17:46:32.

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Happiness of your life depends upon the the quality of your thoughts

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REBT vs. ACT ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 5 Oct 22 in Books & Media, Happiness, Mindfulness, REBT & Other therapies compared |

  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.  17,391 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2014-04-28 05:04:37.

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It takes courage to be happy in a sad world!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 24 Sep 22 in Acceptance, Depression, Happiness, Irrationality in the arts & media, suicide, ULA, UOA, USA |

   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.  13,185 total views, […]

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