The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.
You largely constructed your depression. It wasn't given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.
He who is lying on the ground has nowhere to fall.- Alain de Lille
God is here. This truth should fill our lives, and every Christmas should be for us a new ...- St. Josemaría Escrivá
After the greatest clouds, the sun.- Alain de Lille
Each creature of the world Is as a book, a picture, And a mirror to us.- Alain de Lille
We don't know the Devil's side of the story, because God wrote all the books.- J. A. Konrath
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|Birth:||27th September, 1913|
|Death:||24th July, 2004|
Albert Ellis (September 27, 1913 – July 24, 2007) was an American psychologist who in 1955 developed Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). He held M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in clinical psychology from Columbia University and American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). He also founded and was the president emeritus of the New York City-based Albert Ellis Institute.He is generally considered to be one of the originators of the cognitive revolutionary paradigm shift in psychotherapy and the founder of cognitive-behavioral therapies. Based on a 1982 professional survey of U.S. and Canadian psychologists, he was considered as the second most influential psychotherapist in history (Carl Rogers ranked first in the survey; Sigmund Freud was ranked third).Prior to his death, Psychology Today described him as the “greatest living psychologist.
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