Thought Life:  Albert Ellis and the ABC’s (Part 1)

Thought Life: Albert Ellis and the ABC’s (Part 1)

Posted by on April 20th, 2017 with Comments Off on Thought Life: Albert Ellis and the ABC’s (Part 1)

This is part 59 in the series: BIG TEN OF AN EXCEPTIONAL LIFE How do you combat inaccurate thinking? The solution comes from a psychologist named Albert Ellis. If you ever get the chance, look him up. As psychologists go, he’s very funny. I personally think he is hilarious. Unfortunately, he’s dead now, but I’m thankful I had the chance to

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Thought Life:  3 P’s of Pessimism – How Optimists are Different

Thought Life: 3 P’s of Pessimism – How Optimists are Different

Posted by on April 6th, 2017 with Comments Off on Thought Life: 3 P’s of Pessimism – How Optimists are Different

This is part 58 in the series: BIG TEN OF AN EXCEPTIONAL LIFE Focus on the wins Optimists, on the other hand, when bad things happen, they take the opposite view. It’s temporary, specific, and external. For example, when I dance badly, if I’m an optimist I say, “I’m stinking it up tonight, but I don’t have my mojo on. Wait

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