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? Originally posted 2014-02-10 22:42:51.
Good Morning REBT Mates! We have been discussing whether it is really possible to be “genuinely happy” or whether it is a cruel illusion, and what REBT has to say about happiness. Click to see the quote a reader shares from the Dalai Lama Originally posted 2012-11-12 17:46:32.
We have been discussing visualizing, specifically as it relates to “Scary Pictures” in Russ Harris’s wonderful, “Happiness Trap.” The individual says that he prefers ACT to REBT-CBT, but that he has difficulty visualizing and therefore difficulty applying the techniques in the “Scary Pictures” section of Russ’s book. Originally posted 2014-04-28 05:04:37.
It takes courage to be happy in a sad world! I wrote this yesterday for someone who struggles with depression. While I reckon no one would ever accuse me of being Little Mary Sunshine, this is a message of hope, albeit expressed in an oblique way. Please share your thoughts and feelings. Originally posted […]
Don’t worry, be happy!” ~Meher Baba Say what??? Originally posted 2013-06-28 05:05:49.
Get to know Russ Harris . . . Originally posted 2019-04-11 20:45:35.
One of my favorite REBT guys, the late Will Ross has talent for simplifying complex REBT concepts in a way that everyone can understand. I really envy that talent. Will’s little book,Happy for Life: Ten Key Strategies is a fine example of what I am describing. Originally posted 2014-06-05 18:48:43.
We have been talking about ‘happiness.’ Is it real or a cruel, false hope propagated by self-help authors trying to peddle their books and seminars? Possibly a bit of both, me thinks. A reader quotes Will Ross’s website to help make his case for happiness Originally posted 2012-11-14 22:17:42.