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Is depression inherited or learned?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 3 Aug 20 in Depression, Disputing, Ellis Quotes |

“You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.”                                ~Albert Ellis This one really pisses some people off, especially those who are quite invested in thinking about their depression as “genetic”  and “inherited.”  1,686 total […]

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We miss Robin Williams

It seems like only yesterday that we were saddened and shocked to learn of the suicide of  the national treasure, Robin Williams . . .  3,059 total views Originally posted 2014-08-12 19:41:28.

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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    2,368 total views Originally posted […]

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Depression can seem worse than cancer!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 5 May 20 in David Burns, Depression, Self esteem |

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It is good to think about the future!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 3 May 20 in Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Depression, Rational living, Time management |

  How far can you imagine into your future? For those suffering from addictions, alcoholism and depression, only about 9 days!  15,421 total views Originally posted 2015-08-30 20:58:55.

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Negative thinking patterns

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 15 Apr 20 in David Burns, Depression, Ten Cognitive Distortions |

  Negative thinking patterns can be immensely deceptive and persuasive, and change is rarely easy. But with patience and persistence, I believe that nearly all individuals suffering from depression can improve and experience a sense of joy and self-esteem once again.”           ~David Burns, author “Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy” […]

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A loyal reader asks about managing job burnout What a great topic! There is an expectation that has become common since the 1960’s that work is “supposed” to be fulfilling, satisfying, fun, even meaningful . . .   7,059 total views Originally posted 2013-06-25 02:53:25.

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Ten Pounds of Shit in a Five Pound Bag?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 24 Jan 20 in Acceptance, Addictions, Alcoholism, Compulsions, Perfectionism, Procrastination |

Q: The intense Mr. X writes about a pattern of trying to “put 10 pounds of shit into a five pound bag,” that is, making unrealistic plans, and then feeling frustrated,  and anxious about not accomplishing what he set out to do.  Sound familiar?      722 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2019-01-05 21:41:42.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 23 Oct 19 in Depression |

A loyal reader complains of being “depressed about nothing in particular.”   Sound familiar?  6,114 total views Originally posted 2014-07-16 06:50:09.

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Do anti-depressant medications work?

We have been having a fascinating discussion that I reckon is best framed as “Do antidepressant medications work?”     7,169 total views,  2 views today Originally posted 2013-08-06 19:00:08.

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