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Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 19 Apr 19 in Books & Media, medication, REBT & Other therapies compared, stoic |

The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living 2,281 total views, 4 views today Originally posted 2017-08-08 05:09:50.

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Happiness, is it real or is it Memorex?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 17 Apr 19 in Books & Media, Happiness |

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 952 total views, no views today Originally posted 2012-11-14 22:17:42.

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Stoic Philosophy and REBT

  The gods have released you from accountability for your parents, your siblings, your body, your possessions – for death and for life itself. They made you responsible only for what is in your power – the proper use of impressions. So why take on the burden of matters which you cannot answer for? You […]

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Happiness of your life depends upon the the quality of your thoughts

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How do you react to things?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 26 Dec 18 in Books & Media, REBT & Other therapies compared, stoic, Uncategorized |

  It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.    ~Epictetus, Greek slave and philosopher, 55-135 AD 137 total views, 1 views today

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Bruce Lee says…

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 26 Dec 18 in REBT & Other therapies compared |

  “You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control you that means everyone else can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.” ~Bruce Lee 149 total views, no views today

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Are you making progress?

Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher who lived in the 1st and 2nd Century AD .  498 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-11-03 06:54:35.

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Cognitive Distancing in Stoicism

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 10 Nov 18 in Albert Ellis, Books & Media, Disputing |

  Albert Ellis Donald Robertson Epictetus Stoic philosophy is among the many influences Drs. Ellis and Beck drew upon in developing REBT and CBT. However, there is a conundrum or a seeming conundrum between REBT’s emphasis on “disputing” and the stoic preference for “distancing.” In this sense, stoic philosophy may have more in common with […]

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A Guide to the Good Life

Posted by Rex Alexander on Fri 21 Sep 18 in Books & Media, stoic |

Embrace the life you find yourself living while simultaneously trying to improve that life.”    ~ William B. Irvine,  “A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy”   [easyazon_infoblock align=”none” identifier=”0195374614″ key=”image” locale=”US” tag=”assets9000-20″] 870 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-08-25 23:31:05.

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