Is “happiness” possible or a cruel illusion?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 29 Jul 18 in Happiness |

 Good Morning REBT Mates! We have been discussing whether it is really possible to be “genuinely happy and what REBT has to say about happiness. A reader shares this quote from the Dalai Lama "Achieving genuine happiness may require bringing about a transformation in  your outlook, your way of thinking, and this is not a […]

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Don’t worry, be happy! :o}

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 28 May 18 in Happiness, job burn out, Perfectionism, Your Opinion Matters |

Don’t worry, be happy!”     ~Meher Baba   Say what?  Click the blue link below to continue reading and join the discussion. 2,646 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-06-28 05:05:49.

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Is “mindfulness” CBT or just distraction?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 30 Apr 18 in Mindfulness, REBT & Other therapies compared |

  In the context of a larger discussion we have been having  regarding “mindfulness” practices and CBT-REBT, a reader raises an important question about whether mindfulness constitutes a “distraction” or is it the antithesis of distraction?  759 total views, 0 views today Originally posted 2014-02-10 22:42:51.

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It takes courage to be happy in a sad world!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 20 Feb 18 in Acceptance, Depression, Happiness, Irrationality in the arts & media, suicide, ULA, UOA, USA |

Hi REBT Mates! Happy Thanksgiving! I wrote this yesterday for someone who struggles with depression. The holidays and tragic events in the news are not making it any easier. I am re-posting it here, pretty much unedited. While I reckon no one would ever accuse me of being Pollyanna, this is a message of hope, […]

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