12 Lies We Tell Ourselves

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 22 Nov 22 in Ellis Four Irational Processes, ethics, Ten Cognitive Distortions, Uncategorized |

12 lies we tell ourselves by Albert Ellis 1. I must have the love and approval of others i must avoid disapproval at all costs. Click to see the other 11 . . .     2,877 total views Originally posted 2019-08-24 18:16:34.

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I don’t care . . . It doesn’t matter!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 16 Nov 22 in disqualifying the positive, Ten Cognitive Distortions, Uncategorized |

Did you know that “I don’t care” and “It doesn’t matter” can be disguised cognitive distortions?  2,101 total views Originally posted 2017-10-23 06:19:00.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 25 Sep 22 in Books & Media, bookshop |

It’s a big, complex subject, but understanding something about Cognitive Biases is the next step in your understanding of Cognitive Psychology, and by extension, your application of REBT-CBT. Wikipedia lists more than 120 of them! It is an unmanageable chunk of information to assimilate, but this great little book by Charles Holm sifts this list […]

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Types of disputing

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 16 Sep 22 in ABC Technique, Disputing |

  Will Ross, REBT extraordinaire, explains the different types of disputing . . .   38,006 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2013-02-07 19:47:55.

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Disputing Overgeneralizations

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 23 Aug 22 in Disputing, overgeneralization, Ten Cognitive Distortions |

A new reader asks how to dispute an “overgeneralization“  5,535 total views Originally posted 2017-06-07 00:00:23.

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Distorted thinking is at the root of “neurosis”

  “Much of what we call emotion is nothing more or less than a certain kind – a biased, prejudiced, or strongly evaluative kind – of thought.”                                  ~Albert Ellis, Rational Psychotherapy and Individual Psychology    3,248 total views Originally posted […]

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Yes, we can’t!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 7 Jul 22 in Postive thinkikng, Ten Cognitive Distortions |

   2,089 total views Originally posted 2019-01-08 21:16:06.

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Ten Cognitive Distortions & Four IB’s

REBT-CBT is built on the premise that we all make fundamental mistakes in the way we think about ourselves, other people and life in general, and that these mistakes (irrational beliefs and cognitive distortions) are the real cause of (virtually all) of our misery and dysfunction and failure. This is so important!   Continue reading to see […]

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Why is it so wrong to want to kill yourself?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 30 Jun 22 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”  3,444 total views Originally posted 2014-08-16 18:12:15.

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Pissed beyond all measure!!!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 25 Jun 22 in Anger, Awfulizing, Basics, Demanding, Uncategorized |

Have you ever been “pissed beyond all measure”? Are you ready for your morning REBT safari?  4,579 total views Originally posted 2014-10-17 18:57:05.

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