REBT Mates, it may have been yours truly who coined the term “disguised shoulds.” Click to find out why . . . 1,665 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-01-30 21:19:36.
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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. 1,898 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2017-06-03 04:17:41.
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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? 685 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2016-05-09 02:14:28.
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We have been having a fascinating, wide-ranging discussion which I think boils down to a few basic-but-important questions: 1. Is it necessary to avoid shoulds, oughts, musts and why’s? in everyday speech? 2 What is the difference between “task-perfection” and “self-perfection.” 3. Can we be motivated without . . . 2,947 total views, 4 views today […]
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I would like to share an excellent video by Daniel Phillip. Dan’s short presentation impressed me because it offers a clear and “user-friendly” introduction to REBT, and provides some insight into REBT’s emphasis on “musty” thinking and “awfulizing.” I would like to see many more voices explaining and expanding on REBT-CBT. 1,199 total views, 2 views today Originally […]
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It’s true! I never tire of talking about my “darling shoulds.” 1,261 total views, no views today Originally posted 2015-03-20 05:06:07.
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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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In recent discussion, Amanda said : Going out for dinner is a choice, bleeding monthly is not, [therefore] it should be covered by our health care” 1,200 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2017-01-23 04:52:14.
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