MORTIFICATION of the EGO This may seem tangential to REBT. It definitely leans more to the philosophical than therapeutic. I think the conclusion brings the therapeutic aspect into clearer focus. The “ego” or “self” or however you want to describe or define it, comes preinstalled on all humans so far as we know, […]
The enigmatic wisdom of Deepak Chopra For more of Deepak’s “Deep Thoughts” and adventures in woo, see Tom Williamson’s The enigmatic wisdom of Deepak Chopra Originally posted 2018-12-17 20:51:45.
This is more about rational thinking in the larger sense than REBT per se. It illustrates in the most scandalous and amazing way human beings profound tendency to think, emote and behave gullibly, credulously and superstitiously. As Dr. Ellis ‘demurely’ said, “Humans are out of their fucking minds!” […]
From Vipasana to Zen to Mindfulness to CBT-REBT to Acceptance to the “Third Wave” of behaviorism, to Tourette’s (and maybe a few comments about the kitchen sink as well) Originally posted 2015-07-05 04:09:57.
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. Originally posted 2015-03-11 05:39:27.
It’s true! I never tire of talking about my “darling shoulds.” Originally posted 2015-03-20 05:06:07.
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 […]
We have been having a lively discussion on the former REBT-CBT Forum about where (if anywhere) the “Law of Attraction” and “Creative Visualization” fit into REBT. Originally posted 2013-05-21 20:43:16.
Sometimes people try to find ways to express their anger in a less dangerous way…. Originally posted 2013-05-03 19:26:38.