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Task perfection vs. self-perfection.

Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 26 Jul 21 in David Burns, Demanding, Perfectionism, Task Perfection vs. Self Perfection |

  Dare to be average!  2,720 total views Originally posted 2016-08-22 20:50:01.

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Dr. Ellis on Unconditional Self Acceptance – Video

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 9 Jul 21 in Acceptance, Albert Ellis, Books & Media, Self esteem, ULA, UOA, USA, Videos |

This is part of a wonderful audio recording of Dr.Albert Ellis on Unconditionally Accepting Yourself and Others. Click to listen.  3,286 total views Originally posted 2013-08-02 20:48:25.

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American exceptionalism (REBT style)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 13 Jun 21 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.”  2,021 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2016-06-17 05:30:58.

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Why “can’t” you rate the essence of a human?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 5 May 21 in Acceptance, ePrime, General Semantics, judgment, People Rating, Rating, Self esteem, self vs. behavior, USA |

Jane asks a very important question: Why does REBT say you cannot define or rate the essence of a human being?  . . . Click to read her full question and my reply . . .  2,039 total views Originally posted 2013-12-15 23:16:48.

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You don’t get to judge me! (or do you?)

You don’t get to Judge me!!!    2,094 total views Originally posted 2013-09-08 20:05:28.

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Judge behavior, not self

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 21 Apr 21 in Acceptance, ePrime, Guilt & Shame, judgment, Rating, Self esteem, self vs. behavior, ULA, UOA, USA |

The long and the short of it is, however, that REBT-CBT–as do some  other modern psychological approaches and schools of psychology–encourages people to distinguish between self and behavior, and to recognize  judgments or global ratings as irrational and unhelpful, and to instead practice Unconditional Self Acceptance (USA), Unconditional Other Acceptance (UOA) and Unconditional Life Acceptance (ULA)  […]

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 16 Mar 21 in Acceptance, Albert Ellis, Books & Media, bookshop |

Stop being a dupe of the “Self-esteem MAFIA!”  1,845 total views Originally posted 2018-12-12 12:00:50.

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A reader is confused about labels and self-rating

Rate behavior . . . not self, and you are doing good ePrime and  on the right track for doing good REBT.  This process is even more comprehensible and user-friendly if you learn something about ePrime, which is not too much of a stretch    3,909 total views Originally posted 2013-07-17 02:39:22.

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Escape the “Self Esteem” Trap! Today!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 10 Mar 21 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”  ~Rex  2,345 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2017-03-21 21:08:40.

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“Secondary disturbance” is not secondary in signifance.

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 21 Feb 21 in Acceptance, Basics, Depression, Disputing, ULA, UOA, USA |

We have been having some great discussions lately over at the REBT-CBT Forum Yahoogroup.  Thm raised an honest and important question and was kind enough to allow me to re-post it here.  Thanks, Thm!  His question and my response follows. Your follow-up comments and questions are encouraged and welcomed.  6,222 total views Originally posted 2013-12-07 03:57:31.

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