Overcoming Procrastination: Or how to Think and Act Rationally in Spite of Life’s Inevitable Albert Ellis was a clinical psychologist and a marriage counselor. Overcoming procrastination: or, how to think and act rationally in spite of life’s inevitable hassles. Front Cover. Albert Ellis, William J. Knaus. New American. Overcoming procrastination ; or how to think and act rationally in spite of life’s inevitable hassles / Albert Ellis and William J. Knaus Ellis, Albert,

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The writing also comes across as a bit caustic. I would give it a shot before delving into this one.

A Guide to Rational Living. Yoshi rated it really liked it Oct 08, I read this book 10 years ago when I first started doing my masters and it changed my life.

Overcoming procrastination albert ellis rational emotive behavioral therapy was the first type of cognitive therapy invented, some say the most effective type. He was born on September 27, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The REBT approaches that the authors advocate can be applied by anyone who wants to reduce procrastination.

My only complaint is that in some ways I feel like this book could have been a little longer in places. For example, if you have a belief that “if I do X, I won’t procrawtination able to stand overcoming procrastination albert ellis bad I’ll feel” he argues that sometimes the best way to overcome that belief is to expose yourself to the dreaded stimulus to prove to yourself that it isn’t true; I guess overcoming procrastination albert ellis is the classic CBT “behavioral experiment.

Overcoming procrastination

The ideas, themes and suggestions will probably seem mostly familiar to you, but having it all laid overcoming procrastination albert ellis and connected does help quite a bit to put things into perspective. He was executive director of the Oevrcoming for Rational Living, Inc. I think Ellis and Knaus wrote this book primarily for college students in the ‘s.

This is a brilliant book giving a number of practical solutions to dealing with procrastination.

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The ERP’s been extremely helpful by the way. Published on August 8, Daniel Kent rated it really liked it Jan 17, Focus on the positive meals eaten not the 1 failure.

One person found this helpful. On the next four chapters he explains that there are 4 causes of procrastination. Do not merely defer indefinitely 8 keep a daily check log of progress.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Cheryl rated it it overcoming procrastination albert ellis ok Jan 31, I didn’t think the authors described rational emotive behavioral therapy well in this book. Want to Read saving…. Again, definitely read his “Guide to Rational Living” as background reading to make this even more so. To be fair though, this was written in the ’70s.

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You’ll get a lot more out of it than you would otherwise. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I wish he had overcoming procrastination albert ellis a little more time talking about anxiety and perfectionism, for example.

The Myth of Self-esteem: You can still read this book even without that, but procrastinationn so, that would be a very helpful background.

In overcoming procrastination albert ellis book, Dr. The Joy Of Imperfection: Based on a professional survey of USA and Canadian psychologists, he was considered as the second most influential psychotherapist in history Carl Rogers ranked first in the survey; Sigmund Freud was alert third.