Tag Archives: Anxiety

Convincing Rational Beliefs

_______________________________________________________________ Feelings comprise a combination of thoughts, emotions and actions, and anxiety is a complicated blend of perception, thought, emotion and action. When you believe a man with a gun is not dangerous because he dresses like a police officer … Continue reading

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Shame Attacking to Control Anxiety

_______________________________________________________________ Shame is the essence of much human disturbance. As a fallible human, you cannot expect to do always the right thing, but can forgive your errors and strive to minimize them. REBT agrees that when you feel ashamed of … Continue reading

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Unconditional Acceptance of Others

_______________________________________________________________ Humans are social animals and rarely live alone. Your existence depends on your relationships with others, because it is your biological nature to be part of the human family. You will live much better if you have friendly and … Continue reading

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Unconditional Self-Acceptance (USA)

________________________________________________________________ You have the ability to hold Rational and Irrational Beliefs at the same time.  Your stronger and more persistent Beliefs win, though you also hold the weaker Beliefs.  When you have great difficulty Disputing and changing your Irrational to … Continue reading

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Problem Solving Methods to Control Anxiety

_______________________________________________________________ Anxiety may overwhelm and control you when you face problems and cannot solve them. REBT helps you with effective solution methods.  REBT stops your unrealistic demanding to find quick and perfect solutions to your problems and shows you effective … Continue reading

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Reframing Methods

_______________________________________________________________ People generally think airplanes are very dangerous, because an airplane crash is dramatic and unexpected.  Yet, fewer than 300 people are killed annually in airplane crashes while 60,000 people are killed in car accidents.  Many more people panic about … Continue reading

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Cognitive Distraction Methods

_______________________________________________________________ The human mind has trouble focusing simultaneously on two preoccupations.  For example, if you are so focused on your presentation content, you can forget how you are doing and be without anxiety. Some people use Transcendental Meditation (TM) as … Continue reading

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Educational Methods to Control Anxiety

_______________________________________________________________ Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) has many methods to control anxiety. Bibliotherapy is one of the methods, and some anxious patients get more help from published articles and books than from their therapy sessions. Audio and audio-video cassettes can … Continue reading

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Cost Benefit Analysis to Control Anxiety

______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ If you have a phobia about riding in elevators, you will avoid them, say to yourself, “I must avoid them to prevent tragedies,” and increase your phobia. If you risk several times riding in elevators, you will see … Continue reading

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Positive Visualization and Modeling

________________________________________________________________ Miss Smith used Positive Visualization to cope with her public speaking anxiety, she disputed her Irrational Beliefs to develop an Effective New Philosophy and used Positive Visualization to strengthen her conclusions. It consists of imagining something that frequently makes … Continue reading

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