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Old 05-13-2016, 10:58 AM   #1
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Myths we live by!

I was reading about DBT and came across the following and thought it's worth sharing:
MYTHS WE LIVE BY!
____1. There is a right way to feel in every situation.
____2. Letting others know that I am feeling bad is a weakness.
____3. Uncomfortable feelings are bad and destructive.
____4. Being emotional means being out of control.
____5. All painful emotions are a result of a bad attitude.
____6. If others don’t approve of how I am feeling, I obviously shouldn’t feel the way that I do.
____7. Other people are the best judge of how I am feeling.
____8. Painful emotions are not really important and should be ignored.
Can you think of any other myths?
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Can you think of any other myths?
The Kardashians deserve to be celebrities?
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ERs staying late in bed pondering "What I'll do all day".
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ERs staying late in bed pondering "What I'll do all day".
or the equally puzzling, "What DID I do today??"
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Old 05-13-2016, 11:15 AM   #6
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dialec...havior_therapy

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Old 05-13-2016, 11:18 AM   #7
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I read it on the Internet so it must be true. (this forum excluded of course )
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Biggest myth/fraud: You need 80% of your pre-retirement income once you retire.
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Can you think of any other myths?
I'll just work one more year and then I'll retire!
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There is one right answer .... and it's mine.
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Biggest myth/fraud: You need 80% of your pre-retirement income once you retire.
That's a good one.... Not even close..... So far
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I wouldn't do surgery on myself so why would I think I can handle my own investments?
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There is one right answer .... and it's 42.
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Clearly the OP is referring to one of my favorite bands : https://youtu.be/C3icBcr1_Tw
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Conversely, people who do not drive fancy and new cars must not have any extra money, be envious of people with better cars, and will have to work till they die.
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You can't possibly be having the best retirement experience ever, if you aren't paying megabucks for the privilege of dragging yourself all over the world. Again.

After all, we all have a deep seated inner need to travel be treated like cattle and pay for it. Why stay at home where things are as you wish them to be, when you can be bored to tears and endure "luxury" conditions that are an absolute nightmare?
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"you shouldn't pay off your home because you can make more money in the stock market"

I thought this thread was about myths?
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