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Task perfection vs. self-perfection.

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 17 Sep 22 in David Burns, Demanding, Perfectionism, Task Perfection vs. Self Perfection |

  Dare to be average!  3,182 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2016-08-22 20:50:01.

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Assert your right to make a few mistakes!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 5 Sep 22 in criticism, mistakes, Perfectionism |

      How do you feel about making mistakes?  How do you deal with others when they make mistakes?  Please click the blue link below to join the discussion and share your ideas.  2,010 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2017-06-25 21:39:45.

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Don’t worry, be happy! :o}

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 24 Aug 22 in Happiness, job burn out, Perfectionism, Your Opinion Matters |

Don’t worry, be happy!”           ~Meher Baba  Say what???   4,768 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2013-06-28 05:05:49.

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Are you making progress?

 2,269 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2017-11-03 06:54:35.

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Is a “Happy-go-lucky” attitude an answer to anxiety?

How do we deal with anxiety about the future of a son who is not doing well in high school?  5,127 total views Originally posted 2014-07-13 03:53:10.

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What’s wrong with saying, “I am an EXCELLENT person” ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 5 Jul 22 in Acceptance, ePrime, General Semantics, Perfectionism, Task Perfection vs. Self Perfection |

  We have  bee having a lively–if somewhat perennial–discussion about why REBT dos not favor motivation and bolstering of “self esteem” by using global labels and “rating,”  such as “I am an EXCELLENT person.”  1,745 total views Originally posted 2018-12-26 19:54:03.

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Task perfection vs. self-perfection

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 30 May 22 in Acceptance, Perfectionism, Rating, Task Perfection vs. Self Perfection, ULA, UOA, USA |

  Many confuse the REBT idea of Unconditional Self-acceptance (USA) with being cavalier unconcerned about how well they perform, and fear that embracing might cause them to lose their edge in a competitive, results-oriented society, possibly losing their work ethic and slipping into a passive, dysfunctional lifestyle. While this concern is understandable, it is unfounded. […]

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Ten Pounds of Shit in a Five Pound Bag?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 18 May 22 in Acceptance, Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Perfectionism, Procrastination |

Q: The intense Mr. X writes about a pattern of trying to “put 10 pounds of shit into a five pound bag,” that is, making unrealistic plans, and then feeling frustrated,  and anxious about not accomplishing what he set out to do.  Sound familiar?      1,707 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2019-01-05 21:41:42.

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Aim for success, not perfection

Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.”               ~Dr. David M. Burns  3,021 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2013-05-02 22:53:14.

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Dare to Be Average!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 1 May 22 in Books & Media, bookshop, David Burns, Perfectionism, Your Opinion Matters |

One of the most unusual, attention-grabbing, and in my opinion, important chapter titles ever in a self-help book of this kind.  But what on earth could be the reason for such a seemingly negative, almost “anti-American” sentiment?  9,370 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2013-04-29 18:16:46.

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