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The world sucks, and I can’t stand it!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Wed 8 Nov 17 in Acceptance |

Hi All, A reader complains about having difficulty controlling anxiety with regard to society and politics. What great questions! You bring up several related but separate issues. 1. CAN’T HELP THINKING! I doubt that this is true. You choose to think the thoughts you think . . . 334 total views, 4 views today Originally posted 2012-11-02 […]

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

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sat 4 Nov 17 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.” 3,634 total views, 4 views today Originally posted 2014-01-06 22:41:50.

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Escape the “Self Esteem” Trap! Today!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 15 Aug 17 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” . . .   188 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2017-03-21 21:08:40.

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Will Unconditional Self Acceptance make me lose my edge?

Sean B. in Florida writes: Rex.  I think I understand the idea of unconditional self acceptance, in theory at least. But I am afraid that adopting it will cause me to lose my edge and stop striving for excellence in my career.  If I accept myself unconditionally, then do I have to accept it if I […]

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