HOMEWORK Avoid using moralistic, absolutist “shoulds”, “oughts”, “musts”, et al. We don’t want to be rigid and dogmatic in this (and in all things). While keeping in mind there are perfectly innocuous uses of “should”, “ought”, “must”, it is nonetheless an excellent discipline to make the effort to avoid them, and to monitor yourself using […]
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Dr. Ellis loved making fun of his and our distorted thinking and irrational behavior with humorous rational songs, and limericks. Humor is, of course, fun, but also very powerful in helping us break the bonds of our irrational thinking. Here is a special video by Dr. Ellis singing his famous “Whine! Whine! Whine!” song […]
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Masturbation is good and delicious. Musterbation is evil and pernicious! ~Albert Ellis, PhD Dr. Ellis sometimes used vulgarity and scandalous language . . . 3,030 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2013-05-24 18:48:47.
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REBT Mates, it may have been yours truly who coined the term “disguised shoulds.” Click to find out why . . . 2,183 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2017-01-30 21:19:36.
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Jimmy Walter, one of the regular contributors at the REBT-CBT Forum Yahoogroup was generous enough to allow us to use his wonderful spoof on Hamlet’s timeless soliloquy. Special treat, at the end, see video of Dr. Ellis’s singing his famous “Whine! Whine! Whine!” song… 1,524 total views Originally posted 2013-01-23 08:05:17.
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I cried because I had no shoes . . 3,062 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2017-03-25 07:16:16.
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We have been having a fascinating, wide-ranging discussion which I think boils down to a few basic-but-important questions: 1. Is it necessary to avoid shoulds, oughts, musts and why’s? in everyday speech? 2 What is the difference between “task-perfection” and “self-perfection.” 3. Can we be motivated without . . . 3,457 total views, 1 views today […]
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