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Judge behavior, not self

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 7 May 20 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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Why “can’t” you rate the essence of a human?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 1 Apr 20 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 . . .  1,676 total views,  1 views today Originally posted 2013-12-15 23:16:48.

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What are you ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 25 Mar 20 in ePrime, General Semantics, Homework |

HOMEWORK (1) When you think of who and what you are, do you think your “nature” or “essence” is more like a fountain or a statue?      1,605 total views Originally posted 2017-05-18 19:27:52.

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“Bad People” ???

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 15 Feb 20 in Emotions, Mindfulness, Rating, REBT & Other therapies compared |

Most people think here are a lot of bad people running around in the world . . .                  ~Sam Harris  1,350 total views Originally posted 2017-08-15 21:53:26.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 17 Jan 20 in Acceptance, Albert Ellis, Books & Media, bookshop |

Stop being a dupe of the “Self-esteem MAFIA!”  1,186 total views Originally posted 2018-12-12 12:00:50.

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Acceptance is not love!

   Acceptance is not love. You love a person because he or she has lovable traits, but you accept everybody just because they’re alive and human.” ~Albert Ellis  4,133 total views Originally posted 2013-05-02 07:39:44.

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American exceptionalism (REBT style)

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 21 Sep 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.”  1,731 total views Originally posted 2016-06-17 05:30:58.

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