12 Lies We Tell Ourselves | Albert Ellis "I will be happier if I can avoid life's difficulties, unpleasantness, or responsibilities." "I should not have to feel discomfort or pain. I must avoid them at all costs."
According to Dr. Albert Ellis and REBT, an idea is irrational if: It distorts reality. It is illogical. It prevents you from reaching your goals. It leads to unhealthy emotions. It leads to self-defeating behavior. During his first years of practicing REBT, Dr. Ellis saw that practically all of his clients held variations of a dozen or so irrational beliefs. Here is a list of the most common ones
CBC I am not a medical professional, but I survived cancer and need to keep a close eye on health. When blood comes out of my own body, I believe I should know how to read test results, understand values, and be prepared to ask questions! (BTW I don't mean self diagnosis thru the internet!)