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Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 28 Oct 21 in Acceptance, Albert Ellis, Books & Media, bookshop |

Stop being a dupe of the “Self-esteem MAFIA!”  2,011 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2018-12-12 12:00:50.

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Why is it so wrong to want to kill yourself?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 21 Oct 21 in Acceptance, Rating, suicide |

   A reader of my lengthy post on suicide on another site responds in part “Why is it so wrong to want to move on [kill yourself]  before your natural physical body tells you to This is not expressing a view more a question for discussion”  3,085 total views Originally posted 2014-08-16 18:12:15.

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Are opinions incompatible with REBT-CBT?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 20 Oct 21 in Acceptance, Demanding, Events, Rating, ULA, UOA, USA |

Are opinions incompatible with REBT???         What do you think?  1,592 total views Originally posted 2013-04-20 18:13:40.

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Will Unconditional Self Acceptance make me lose my edge?

    Sean B. in Florida  asks  Rex.  I think I understand the idea of unconditional self acceptance, in theory at least. But I am afraid that adopting it will cause me to lose my edge and stop striving for excellence in my career.  If I accept myself unconditionally, then do I have to accept it if […]

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Are you reluctant to accept?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 17 Oct 21 in Acceptance, Mindfulness, Uncategorized |

Some people, I think, are uncomfortable with the concept of “acceptance, believing  that acceptance equates to passivity, to  “resignation,” to not being proactively engaged in problem solving, in working hard to have a full, rich life.  3,006 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2014-04-10 18:13:25.

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

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 5 Oct 21 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.”  1,415 total views Originally posted 2018-12-26 19:54:03.

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

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American exceptionalism (REBT style)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 8 Sep 21 in General Semantics, overgeneralization, People Rating, Rating |

On another thread, we have been discussing America being the greatest country in the world, that is so called “American Exceptionalism.”  2,082 total views Originally posted 2016-06-17 05:30:58.

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“Bad People” ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 4 Sep 21 in Emotions, Mindfulness, Rating, REBT & Other therapies compared |

Most people think here are a lot of bad people running around in the world . . .                  ~Sam Harris  1,598 total views Originally posted 2017-08-15 21:53:26.

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Dr. Ellis speaks on accepting self and others.

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 1 Sep 21 in Acceptance, Albert Ellis, Basics |

  This is part of audio talk of Dr.Albert Ellis on Unconditionally Accepting Yourself and Others    8,465 total views Originally posted 2015-08-10 04:30:59.

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