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  1. 1. Baroness ThompsonAdulthood and AutonomyWeek 3 9/10/05 Adulthood and Autonomy I agree with Albert Ellis ABC concept. As review the concepts I can relate to eachof them. My lifestyle and how I think is perhaps the philosophy of the concept. I amdisturbed as a result of experiences that I had no control of as a child. This has leaded meto emotional distress as an adult. My attitude, expectations and personal rules, has causeddysfunctional beliefs to sabotage my life. Everyone has emotions, but everyone is notable to put them aside and deal with the present. It is hard to block emotions would thatcause irrational beliefs. Most of my irrational thinking accredits to my amiable personality. I have alwayswanted everyone to like me. That activating event would be focus on how I care abouteveryone else’s welfare but my own. These beliefs or perceptions of life have caused meto become unhappy. While everyone else around me is content. I have based my life onthe love and approval of my friends and family. I am likely to infer total dislike anddisapproval from significant others. I also agree that you have to evaluate your beliefs in order to have rationaljudgments. If you are unaware that our thoughts cause emotional consequences, webecome constantly distress with present life. After reviewing the ABC concept I realize Iam a product of the Philosophy. I can apply some of the techniques to change the way Ithink. I would like to change this way for the good

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