“Bad People” ???
Most people think here are a lot of bad people running around in the world . . . ~Sam Harris 1,979 total views Originally posted 2017-08-15 21:53:26.
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Tags: acceptance, beliefs, distorted thinking, free will, ideas, mindfulness, personal responsibility, Sam Marris, self
American exceptionalism (REBT style)
On another thread, we have been discussing America being the greatest country in the world, that is so called “American Exceptionalism.” 2,498 total views Originally posted 2016-06-17 05:30:58.
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Tags: acceptance, evaluations, judgments, labels, name calling, rating, self, self-esteem
Judge behavior, not self
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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Tags: guilt, judgment, rating, self, self vs. behavior, self-acceptance, self-esteem, shame, unconditional self acceptance
Why “can’t” you rate the essence of a human?
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 . . . 2,690 total views Originally posted 2013-12-15 23:16:48.
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What are you ???
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? 2,318 total views Originally posted 2017-05-18 19:27:52.
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Tags: alan watts, eprime, fountain, General Semantics, homework, identity, self, statue, tao, taoism, yin
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 5,247 total views Originally posted 2013-05-02 07:39:44.
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Tags: acceptance, approval, Dire need for love & approval, evaluations, judgment, love, self, self-acceptance
Stop being a dupe of the “Self-esteem MAFIA!” 2,914 total views, 4 views today Originally posted 2018-12-12 12:00:50.
2,914 total views, 4 views today
Tags: acceptance, ellis, Myth of self-esteem, self, self-esteem, unconditional self acceptance
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