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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!”   2,527 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-08-12 05:45:35.

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Oh well!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 4 Nov 19 in Acceptance, Disputing |

Oh well! Now, that’s a deep subject!   2,004 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2017-12-10 06:05:35.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 1 Nov 19 in Acceptance, Albert Ellis, social media, Uncategorized, USA |

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REBT, Mindfulness, Behaviorism potpourri

  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) 6,972 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2015-07-05 04:09:57.

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Self acceptance is not a “thing.”

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 18 Oct 19 in Acceptance, Self esteem, USA |

 Here is a good  one from the 2008 archives about self-esteem and self acceptance: By refusing to “devalue yourself because of your ignorance” perhaps you do understand more than you think. 916 total views, no views today Originally posted 2015-04-16 04:22:58.

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“Unconditional” Self Acceptance ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 17 Oct 19 in Acceptance, Basics, Rating, ULA, UOA, USA |

What does “Unconditional”  in Unconditional Self Acceptance Mean  ??? A reader says that his English teacher advised that he avoid “modifiers” as they weaken the strength of the word they are modifying.  So, rather than “Unconditional Self Acceptance (USA)” he just leaves it at “self acceptance.”  Nothing wrong with that, but it does raise some […]

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Are you reluctant to accept?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 2 Oct 19 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. 1,693 total views, no views today Originally posted 2014-04-10 18:13:25.

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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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Accepting emotions

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 1 Aug 19 in Acceptance, Emotions, Guilt & Shame, Uncategorized |

How does accepting your thoughts and feelings relate to shaking off shame and guilt? I don’t see the connection.” 2,674 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2013-06-06 03:16:31.

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Why is it so wrong to want to kill yourself?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 10 Jul 19 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” 2,585 total views, no views today Originally posted 2014-08-16 18:12:15.

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