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  1. Mar 2022
  2. Sep 2021
    1. I did go to a therapist though, and she explained CBT to me, but only with hypotheticals relating to situations I had told her. How she described it, it would not help me because I have rational and realistic thought.

      That's what I'd expect, and it's one of the main reasons I don't think CBT will help me. That said, I intent to try CBT. I'm also interested to know if this is the consensus or if it is the opinion of this particular doctor. It seems plausible that some CBT practices have subconscious effects.

    1. while the severity of RLS did not significantly change after CBT-i treatment, both sleep quality and anxiety symptoms were improved.

      This is exactly what one would expect. Though, I'd not be surprised if there were small reductions in RLS severity over time.

  3. Feb 2021
    1. Moreover, when Stoics do examine particular situations they appear to place more emphasis on constructing  a positive mental representation of how the Sage might act, or what virtues Nature has granted that allow them to rise above adversity.  CBT places more emphasis on the identification and direct disputation of negative or irrational beliefs.

      Fundamental difference between the goals of Stoic practice and CBT.

  4. Aug 2020