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American exceptionalism (REBT style)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 20 Jun 18 in General Semantics, overgeneralization, People Rating, Rating |

On another thread, we have been discussing America being the greatest country in the world, that is so called “American Exceptionalism.” 1,037 total views, 0 views today Originally posted 2016-06-17 05:30:58.

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Assert your right to make a few mistakes!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 27 May 18 in criticism, mistakes, Perfectionism |

      How do you feel about making mistakes?  How do you deal with others when they make mistakes?  Please click the blue link below to join the discussion and share your ideas. 600 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-06-25 21:39:45.

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What’s wrong with saying, “I am an EXCELLENT person” ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 16 May 18 in Acceptance, General Semantics, Self esteem, self vs. behavior, ULA, UOA, USA |

We have  bee having a lively–if somewhat perennial–discussion about why REBT dos not favor motivation and bolstering of “self esteem” by using global labels and “rating,”  such as “I am an EXCELLENT person.” 4,036 total views, no views today Originally posted 2014-01-06 22:41:50.

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Self acceptance is not a “thing.”

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 11 Mar 18 in Acceptance, Self esteem, USA |

Here is a good  one from the 2008 archives about self-esteem and self acceptance: By refusing to “devalue yourself because of your ignorance” perhaps you do understand more than you think. 271 total views, no views today Originally posted 2015-04-16 04:22:58.

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Escape the “Self Esteem” Trap! Today!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 9 Mar 18 in Acceptance, Rating, Self esteem, self vs. behavior, ULA, UOA, USA |

  So called “self-esteem” is a fallacy, a racket invented by what I call the “Self Esteem MAFIA” . . .   913 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-03-21 21:08:40.

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Task perfection vs. self-perfection.

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 6 Dec 17 in David Burns, Demanding, Perfectionism, Task Perfection vs. Self Perfection |

  Dare to be average! 1,186 total views, no views today Originally posted 2016-08-22 20:50:01.

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