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Life-Changing the Event I Will Write About

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The event I will write about took place at a lake near our house. It was summer and I had finished middle school and was heading into high school in the fall. Before describing the incident at the lake, I should explain something about my middle school experiences, because they relate to the incident at the lake.

During middle school I had been shoved on occasion and verbally taunted by a couple bullies in the schoolyard a few times a week. In my 7th grade experience and in my 8th grade experience I had been part of a little group of friends that was the target of these bullies. We were physically threatened and verbally harassed once or twice a week. The students I was in a group with were creative kids, taking part in plays, writing and reciting poetry, and two of my friends were strong Christians and…… [Read More]

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Life the Person Who Has Made the

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The person who has made the greatest impact in my life is my best friend Tricia. I owe a great deal to the friendship that we have built between us, and I feel that without having had Tricia in my life, it is not likely that I would be where I am today, going to school, improving my career, and building a prosperous life for my family. I first met Tricia in 2000 when I was working with her husband and he introduced us to each other. At the time our children were the same ages, so we had a lot in common. We quickly became friends, as did our husbands, and we spent a lot of time together doing nearly everything imaginable. Some of my fondest memories of our times spent together included family gatherings, going camping, participating in our children's school programs together, having wonderful birthday parties…… [Read More]

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Life of a Slave Girl

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She thought that these women deserved more than what they were receiving.

As I stated before, appearances seem to be something very important in this excerpt. Everyone appeared to be one thing, while secretly being another in order to cover their tracks. Slave owners fathered children left and right with the slaves and some didn't even claim the children, even though it was so apparent and obvious. The slave girl refused to be just one more of these female slaves who gave in to her Master's desires. Even though the Doctor promised her everything and said that she would be living like a queen, she stood her ground and refused to give in. In times of slavery, that was something that was practically unheard of. Whatever the master told her to do was supposed to be done. The slave girl was actually pretty lucky that more severe consequences weren't taken…… [Read More]

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Life of the Poet Robert

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The poet writes, "My little horse must think it queer / To stop without a farmhouse near / Between the woods and frozen lake / The darkest evening of the year / He gives his harness bells a shake / To ask if there is some mistake. / The only other sound's the sweep / Of easy wind and downy flake" (Frost 275). The narrator has stopped to enjoy the magic of a snowfall on a winter evening. In these few lines, he manages to convey the cold, the natural world around him, his own dependence on the horse and sleigh to get him home to his own house, and his ability to stop for a moment to enjoy the beauty around him.

The only serious tone of the poem comes at the end, when Frost writes, "The woods are lovely, dark and deep. / But I have promises to…… [Read More]

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Life I Can Cite an

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I would incorporate much in the way of nonverbal communication to entice the students to remain engaged while listening to what I had to say. I think the best method of deliverance would be the use of live communication followed up by literature the students would take with them. The use of media, including interviews with other students and their experiences with drug and alcohol abuse would be relevant and useful in this context.

Using the Yale attitude changing approach, I would establish credibility by approaching students as a peer and victim of abuse; the messages I provided would allow for two sides of the argument, meaning students could offer their own objections to what it is I had to say. The messages given would be of support rather than designed to persuade students directly, so I would take a peripheral route to persuasion. Using these methods and approaches will…… [Read More]

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Life and Death of Great

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Cities are described in terms of chessboards, in which every player has a different function, from health food stores to cultural meccas, but the diversity leads to community strength. Quite sensibly, Jacobs points out that if residential areas are 'decontaminated' and cultural sites are shifted to other city areas, residents of the city will cease to frequently use these locations, the institutions' living cultural uses will decline, and tourists and museum-piece events will take over to target one-time users (168-169).

Jacobs wrote her work as a challenge to the stultifying ethos of urban planning of her day, which attempted to predict the movements of people, and create a cohesive appearance rather than to let the natural, discursive nature of urban life to work its magic. Highly regimented urban planning also isolates lower-income individuals within their own enclaves, removing them from the vibrant opportunities and enrichment of the commerce of the…… [Read More]

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Life What Kind of an

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Still, Goffman's point is, when both members of the team play their roles that send a message that those new people in the audience will now expect to see. This is "team performance" and in this case, and others like it, each member of the team has the power to ruin the show, or keep it on track, by his or her behavior. This is the "bond of reciprocal dependence" (p. 82).

In Chapter III ("Regions and Region Behavior") there is more to learn, this time about "regions" (such as a cocktail party where several couples gather in one room in "subgroups" which "constantly shift in size and membership") (107). People talking and responding to others in regions are actually putting on a performance. Some realize it, some don't. Decorum is the expected polite behavior while in a region. "Make-work" is the performance that workers put on when the supervisor…… [Read More]

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Life Outlook Part of My

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Likewise, because my schedule is fairly consistent, I see many of the same people every day who happen to go to work at the same time that my bus passes their neighborhood. In my neighborhood, one associates working with a relatively comfortable commute by car; more importantly, in my community, one generally works until traditional retirement age and then retires to enjoy a few decades of leisure. During my daily commute, I notice more than a few individuals who appear to be much older than my (retired) grandparents trudging through the snow in many layers of very old- looking clothes. They appear to be going to work, but it is difficult to imagine what they do for a living at their age and in their frail physical condition. Thinking about their lives, and especially the fact that it seems they must work their entire lives just to survive, sometimes puts…… [Read More]

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Life I Don't Have to

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These qualities that my mother possesses have made a huge impact in my life, enough reason for my mother to be an important person in my life. And as it was, I've already admired my mother for her immense love for us.

It's amazing how a person can continue to surprise us with their capabilities, personalities, and attitudes. In 2005, during the hurricane Katrina, I saw another side of my mother that I'll always be grateful to have seen. During that difficult time, my mother opened our house in order to help three families from the storm. We did not have much then and to be honest, at that time I could not understand how and why someone who had so little would give so much. In the same way that she has always sacrificed for us, she shared everything that we had with the families. I realized that my…… [Read More]

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Life Story the Race for

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It is difficult to determine whether the Cambridge team's approach on the structure of DNA was more effective than the one put across by the King's College team. History generally dictates that progress was in most cases made possible because certain people wanted to be better. However, taking into account society's most praised values, it appears that cooperation is essential in order for technology to advance.

While the general public typically likes to believe that scientists are devoted to cooperate with each-other regardless of the circumstances, this movie proves that one of the greatest advancements in the history of science is owed to the fierce rivalry that existed between scientists during the early 1950s. Watson's passion clearly knows no limits, considering that he is even willing to give up his sister to Wilkins in hope that this would influence the latter in cooperating.

Watson sees cooperating as a form of…… [Read More]

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life's meaning defined by viktor frankl

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Frankl, many people seek therapy because of the "feeling of the total and ultimate meaningless of their lives," (p. 62). Frankl mainly refers to the "super-meaning" or to the ultimate meaning of life from a general existential or cosmological perspective -- not the personalized meaning in one individual's purpose in life, which is a different question (p. 74). A state of meaninglessness is the inability to move forward and progress through pain, not just in spite of pain and suffering but because of it. Meaningless is a "feeling of emptiness," and an "existential vacuum," (p. 143). Meaninglessness is the inability to learn from suffering, and thereby transform suffering into something that is meaningful. According to Frankl, meaningfulness cannot be located in the propagation of the species because one must find meaning whether or not one procreates. Meaning comes from feeling useful, and feeling useful needs to arise independently of external…… [Read More]

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Lives of Two Women Depicted in Separate

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lives of two women depicted in separate books. The writer explores the way they suffered as well the struggles they went through during their lives. The writer uses each book to show how much of a struggle life can be as one ages through their life. There were two sources used to complete this paper.

Authors of literature who want to become successful use their talents to show the reader a story. Many times the element that makes a book a classic is the fact that the human element become involved therefore the reader gets attached to the story and the characters that are in the story.

In the Time Of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez and Searching for Life: The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo and the Disappeared Children of Argentina by Rita Arditti the authors draw the readers in until they become attached to the ladies of…… [Read More]

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Life of Famed Painter Vincent Van Gogh

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life of famed painter Vincent Van Gogh. The writer explores his life and the things that contributed to the path of his career. In addition the writer examines the works and changes of Van Gogh's style throughout a one decade period of work. There were five sources used to complete this paper.

If a picture paints a thousand words famed painter Vincent Van Gogh has contributed volumes to the world at large and he did it in a short time span. Through a ten-year period the work of Van Gogh ranged in style and meaning. Many of the changes he experienced were founded in the fact that he spent time with other artists. Van Gogh spent years trying to find his nitch in different fields until he discovered a talent for painting. Once that talent was awakened he spent a decade turning out classic works for the world to enjoy.…… [Read More]

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Lives Is a 1946 Film by Director

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Lives is a 1946 film by director William Wyler. The story traces the lives of three soldiers who return home after the end of World War Two. The soldiers' names are Fred Derry (played by Dana Andrews), Homer Parrish (Harold Russell), and Al Stephenson (Fredric March). One of the main themes of The Best Years of Our Lives is how difficult it can be for an individual to adjust to a "normal" life after living a life consumed by combat. The title of the movie refers to the fact that soldiers often lose the best years of their lives to war.

War has the potential to tear apart families. For example, Al is married to Milly, and has two children: Peggy and Rob. Although his life seems normal on the surface, it is apparent that like his fellow G.I.s, Al has post-traumatic stress disorder. He drinks more than he should…… [Read More]

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Life Dilemmas in Nursing End of Life

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Life Dilemmas in Nursing

End of life

End of Life Dilemmas in Nursing: Issues with Euthanasia and How to Approach Them

A friend of mine had the unfortunate experience of having to make a decision about withdrawing health care from his terminally ill wife. Even without revealing too much detail about the case the description of this incident is rather disturbing. His wife had been treated for breast cancer, but several months later it was found that the cancer had spread to her lungs and brain. Upon returning from treatment one evening she began to experience hallucinations and became very confused. He took her to a local ER, where she was combative, confused, and delirious. He was immediately asked by the ER physician if he wanted her put on life support as her condition was terminal, and he asked that she be put on life support until he could discuss…… [Read More]

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Life Trauma and Nursing Home Residents Early-Life

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Life Trauma and Nursing Home Residents

Early-Life Trauma

When a person loses their ability to live independently and is forced to enter a nursing home, the experience can be a difficult one. But not all of the problems arise because of current influences, past traumas, which occurred in early-life, can sometimes arise in a resident's later years to cause trouble. Keith Anderson, and his colleagues at the College of Social Work at Ohio State University recently published an article which examined the impact of early-life trauma on older nursing home residents. After discussing how early-life traumas can influence how an elderly person reacts to certain aspects of assisted care, the authors then provide a hypothetical case where a patient has a difficult time adjusting to life in the nursing home. In this hypothetical case, social workers did not discover an early-life trauma which resulted in both the resident and the…… [Read More]

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Life Situation Can Create a

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The objective is to impede rumination. 3. In the third stage -- relapse prevention or rehabilitation -- Mr. Thomas will be encouraged to participate in activities (such as hobbies that he enjoys, listening to music, socializing, his work and so forth) and to move towards increased interest in his work, and other components of his life outside of his depressing domestic situation. The whole model would focus around prevention and intervention where prevention aims at reducing the individual's psychobiological vulnerability (via for instance reducing the stress facing Mr. Thomas by enlisting the aid, for instance, of his children and coworkers) whilst intervention seeks to strengthen that same vulnerability (via for instance cognitive-behavioral techniques or other depression-reducing interventions).

Soemtiems, conflicts in commucantion occur inthis type sof stiaution when ethical condudresm are invoeld such as a perosn wishing to die whislt eveyroen else wants her to live on, or the gnawing unceratiny…… [Read More]

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Lives Issues of Personal Struggle

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As Swami Vivekananda once said, "We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think." This notion is one that can be truly applied to my situation and to what Tolle teaches about the pain body -- if we think it, we feel it, and this is true for pain, happiness, contentment, self-confidence etc. For years I dwelled on the stress of bad situations, which affected my life for the worse. Today, I think positively of myself and others, which has brought me noting but contentment in my life and in myself.

As a teenager, a mentor, upon seeing my stress and interactions with bullies told me that the only person capable of dictating my life was I. While I had known this should be the case, I had never truly applied this idea to my own life, choosing instead to let my bullies shape…… [Read More]

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Lives of Beethoven No Other

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e. "The Public Beethoven" and "The Private Beethoven.") Rather than integrating both facets of Beethoven the person and Beethoven the artist, as Jones does in his biography, Geck wishes to show us the two different sides of Beethoven through a sort of dichotomous split. The result makes for a rather dense, at times tedious read. Jones's skillful integration of the two facets of Beethoven's life seems to flow on a much more natural narrative level.

One of the characteristics that distinguish each of the biographies is their brevity. Unlike more definitive biographical studies, which tend to number into the late hundreds or even thousands in page count, both Jones and Geck manage to condense Beethoven's life to less than two hundred pages. This brevity has both its benefits and its limitations. On the one hand, the general reader, who perhaps has an appreciation of Beethoven's music that has spurred their…… [Read More]

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Life One of the First

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In addition, the simple fact that we debate over when life begins should indicate something. In other words, it should be rather straightforward to know whether or not something is alive. In short, something is either dead or it is living. What we must realize is that if the mass of cells in a woman's womb is certainly not dead, then it must be alive. Because it is taking a life, abortion is degrading. John Noonan asserts that how we perceive humanity determines how we look at it. He points out that the, "fetus is not socially perceived as human. It cannot communicate with others... If society depends on social recognition, individuals or whole groups may be dehumanized by being denied any status in their society" (Noonan 61). If we look at the argument from this point-of-view, we can see how degrading it is to exclude some of those in…… [Read More]

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Life on Planets

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life form found on Mars would be like. Mars is the fourth planet from the sun, while Earth is the third, so the planets are relatively close neighbors. However, the environments on these two planets are extremely diverse. Earth is a planet where life has evolved, while Mars is a barren planet devoid of life. However, if life could survive there, it would be extremely different from what we are used to here on Earth.

First of all, Mars has an atmosphere, like Earth does, but the Mars atmosphere is at least 100 times less dense than Earth's atmosphere. That means that the Martian atmosphere is not as protective as Earth's atmosphere, and that more of the sun's rays and radiation reach the planet. Mars does have enough atmosphere to create weather systems like clouds and winds, just like Earth, however (Squyres). Mars is colder than Earth because it is…… [Read More]

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Lives of Jesus and Mohammed in Relation to Each Respective Religion

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Jesus and Mohammed -- Their Lives & Legacies

Jesus Christ and Mohammed are thought of historically -- and today as well -- as the two individuals that have probably had the greatest impact on the world in a spiritual and religious context. While other iconic spiritual and religious leaders have made their mark on history and society, Jesus (who founded Christianity; today there are an estimated 2.8 billion followers) and Mohammed (Islam's most holy figure; there are an estimated 2.2 billion Muslims), Jesus was believed to be the Son of God, who came to earth to offer humans an opportunity to have everlasting life. Mohammed, on the other hand, is believed to be the prophet who received the text of Islam from God and led the growth of Islam.

This paper traces the lives of Jesus and Mohammed, compares the impact that their deaths had on society, describes the way…… [Read More]

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Life and Disappearance of Organized Labor Union Legend Jimmy Hoffa

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Jimmy Hoffa: Life and Disappearance

Jimmy Hoffa was clearly one of the most influential men of the early twentieth century. Primarily a United States citizen, Jimmy Hoffa was born on the 14th of February, in the year 1913 (Siracusa 198). From the start, it seemed that fate was turned against him. Emerging from the difficulties of a troublesome childhood, Jimmy Hoffa rose to become the famed president of the Teamsters union from1957 till his imprisonment 10 years later in 1967. His adulthood was seemingly characterizable of the already cliched troublesome memoirs. His sudden disappearance from the scene has remained a mystery and initiated the most exhaustive series of inspections in the history of the FBI. Before foretelling the events of his disappearance, it is imperative to know the nature of the man whom we know as Jimmy Hoffa.

He was the son of a coal prospector, belonging to a small…… [Read More]

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Life Truth or Power Arthur

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Whether this actually takes place is not the topic of this discussion, however. It is only important here in the sense that if it is taking place, it would fall into the discussion of whether it is right to use the power that these individuals have and keep that power instead of telling the truth, even if the truth may diminish the power that they previously enjoyed.

The most important Arthur Miller quote for this discussion, however, would be "...the strongest man in the world is the man who stands most alone." This quote is very important when looking at whether truth or power is more important, because it indicates that the man who tells the truth is the one that is often shunned and ignored, while the powerful people continue to use (and abuse) that power in order to stay ahead of others. It is unfortunate that individuals feel…… [Read More]

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Life of the Medieval Janet

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Today my father and I did go to a funeral of an old woman. But it was not a sad day, for she was old and the death was expected. Together we passed over the ford, the in-between place where the dead and living meet, a place that is neither wet nor dry, and we held a flask from the water of a ford in our hands. Oh, although it is only the dead that live in between, I at fifteen, neither girl nor women feel that I stand upon such a ford myself, unsure of where I am about to go, to either heaven or hell -- should I become a nun, a wife, or flee this life entirely and go to live amongst the fairy people. I intend to have fun, regardless, while I still can!

A must confess I cast my dream-fate not to be amongst that…… [Read More]

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Life Planning Preparing One's Self

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As our research shows, and as St. Leo's core values demonstrate, a great deal of Personal Development is required to face the difficult decisions that are implied by end-of-life planning. With this personal development, growth and maturation comes an appreciation for the suffering of others in the wake of one's passing. The result is a concerted effort to ease this process. And as the article by Bunting-Perry (2006) finds, "the lifting of care burden opens a window for formal grieving. Family and friends comfort the bereaved person for a short period of time after the death." (Bunting-Perry, 106)

By showing a sense of the experience of others rather than simply of one's own fear in facing death, one also demonstrates a clear understanding of the Responsible Stewardship implicated by maintaining a living will. Particularly, Furrow et al. tell, "a number of devices have been developed to facilitate…… [Read More]

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Life I Went to College

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After several years of working with inpatients ranging from adolescents, dual-diagnosis patients, and intensive care patients, I transitioned to a Discharge Case Manager. I spent nine years there, and transitioned again -- this time to a Residential Counselor. At that time I assisted in the creation of a transitional house for people with persistent psychiatric disorders. It provided different types of therapy, so a wider range of people could be treated. I'm now DBT and Cognitive Remediation certified and I've helped so many people who really needed someone to care for them. With more than 10 years of experience at Silver Hill behind me, I'm ready to take the next step into nursing. My past experiences -- both personal and professional -- have equipped me well for this. I remember the people I've helped, and I remember those who helped my brother when I needed it the most. His 13…… [Read More]

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Life's Meaning for Centuries Humans

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I am the founder and owner of a 25-year-old vocational school and still lecture daily. I have been married to the woman of my dreams for almost 40 years; have two children and two grandchildren. We are building a second home on a lakefront about an hour from the school with the plan that I will lecture for three days and spend four days per week at the lake. Certainly, the school and tangible income has allowed us to be comfortable and educate our children, as well as put away a bit for the future. However, when I reflect, what I really find as "meaning" is the way in which, in some small manner, we have helped transform the lives of so many students who are now successful businessmen and women, who have families, and who are continuing with some of the ethical and moral principles engrained at school. The…… [Read More]

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Life Is Gerda Weissmann's Account

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One play especially gives her renewed hope in the possibility of liberation and she describes the experience as "greatest thing I have done in my life" (p. 142)?

Her meeting with Kurt Klein, a young American GI, was probably the most uplifting part of the book. The faith that had sustained her throughout the terrible ordeal was justified when she met this young man and fell in love. Soon after her liberation in 1945, she got married to Kurt and proved to the world that despite brutality and violence, it is faith and love that keep the world going on. It was definitely one of the most well written accounts of holocaust even though most people would find Diary of Anne Frank more emotionally stirring. The reason being that we all know that Anne Frank did not have the good luck of Gerda and thus while she was also full…… [Read More]

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Lives of Welfare Recipients Investigating

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By conducting a peer led focus group the interaction between the participants allows for sharing of stories and experiences and opens up the lines for a deeper, more meaningful discussion. Instead of the participants directing their responses to questions and statements asked of the researcher to the researcher, participants will be able to converse with one another. The researcher will still be a part of the focus group, but his role will not be as prominent as it would be in a traditional style focus group. Instead, the researcher will observe, take notes and steer the group in the right direction if they start to discuss other topics which are not a part of the study.


Because this research deals with the dynamics of welfare recipients as opposed to how many people are on welfare, a qualitative approach is best. The only information that could be dealt with…… [Read More]

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Life Long Learners One of

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Parts of the theory are individual but coherent. The microsystem is the smallest layer in the sense that it is closest to the child and contains all the structures of which the child has regular contact. It includes the relationships and structures that the child uses to define their surroundings (family, school, and neighborhood). The interactions in this layer are primary modifiers, but are continually impacted by other layers. The mesosystem is the rather amorphous way that Microsystems morph and interact with another -- connections between events and organizations. The exosystem is the larger social system in which the child does not directly interact but has a profound effect on the Microsystems (positive and negative effects, etc.). The macrosystem, or the outermost layer in the child's environment consists of laws, customs, values, and norms -- all of which the child is expected to assimilate prior to becoming part of that…… [Read More]

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Life and Death in Virginia Woolf

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Virginia Woolf, the author focuses her attention on a number of scenes to bring home a central idea to her reader. Through her considerations of people, insects, and a variety of other elements Ms. Woolf considers the deeper meanings of life and the various meanings it might have for individuals and the collective of humanity. By a variety of essays that range from the death of a simple moth at a window to the complex writings of Horace Walpole, Virginia Woolf appears to contemplate the many ways in which life might make itself meaningful via death, perpetual pain, and creativity.

Virginia Woolf's interpretation of death as life's ultimate purpose in its simplest form is provided in "The Death of the Moth." The author describes a moth that flies "by day," which is caught at a window. She also describes night moths as somewhat pleasantly exciting a sense of darkness, which…… [Read More]

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Life Cycle Assessment

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LCA of Printer Cartridges

Life Cycle Analysis and Environmental Impact of Printer Cartridges

Printer cartridges are an important part of the world in which we live. Every day we purchase them, use them, and eventually need to replace them. The objective of this study is to examine the life cycle environmental impacts of printer cartridges. This assessment will not examine a particular type of printer cartridge, but will consider the life cycle of a printer cartridge to be relatively homogeneous. The exception will be in the case of remanufactured cartridges. The goal of this study is to understand the environmental impact of printer cartridges along every state of their product lifecycle.

Functional Unit

ISO standards dictate that the functional unit of the system should be designed so that the inventory results can be understood on the basis of its function. The functional unit serves the purpose of making certain that…… [Read More]

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Life Skills Programs in Nonprofit Organizations

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New Faith Family Center

Of the many programs and services offered by The Capital City Rescue Mission the one program that I would like to focus on is The New Faith Family Center. This program is a yearlong residential, transitional program consisting of four phases to help up to 35 women and their children change old patterns and transform their lives. Women and children are welcomed in an atmosphere that reflects the love of Christ. Every Family is provided with a comfortable apartment while they focus on life changes. This program includes: Educational/Career development, Employment readiness, Counseling, Life skills/Addiction Recovery, Parenting skills / Anger management, Health Care and Child care. The program uses data and performance measurement tools to evaluate and improve the regional systematic and programmatic responses to individual and family homelessness, unemployment and overall need for assistance. The program also teaches individuals and families the skills to survive…… [Read More]

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Life Cycle and Product System Life

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But the spiral model stresses the maintenance aspect more than general project models.

The spiral model stresses the need to constantly take into consideration the ability to simplify a product for the market and render it impermeable to advances by hackers. Indeed, much of the motivation behind utilizing a life cycle model is to provide structure to avoid the problems of the "undisciplined hacker." Thus, the model seems particularly applicable for today's virus and worm-beset times.

The spiral model of product design of 'going back' before one goes forward adds a vital component to the problem solving process of the project execution life cycle. If a typical cycle of project life is structured into the following pattern of phases of objectives Definition Phase (what is to be accomplished?), Design Phase (what/how to do it), Realization Phase (doing it), and Implementation Phase (hand-over of it), the spiral project model introduces constant…… [Read More]

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Life on Early Earth Questions

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As we have seen, according to this theory, life has developed independently from Earth elements and was only determined by comet conditions. As such, it is not at all out of place and irrational to suggest that this is something that may happen on other planets as well. Comets bombarding other planets may seed life much the same way it is believed they have on Earth four billion years ago.


1. N. Chandra Wickramasinghe and Fred Hoyle. Evolution of Life: A Cosmic Perspective. Action Bioscience. May 2001. On the Internet at

2. N. Chandra Wickramasinghe. Life from Space: An Emerging Paradigm. Action Bioscience. May 2001. On the Internet at

3. Whitehouse, David. Comets could have seeded life on Earth. April 2001. On the BBC News website at


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Life Care in the United

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However...generally a vast difference exists between what healthcare providers understand and what laypersons are able to comprehend. This immeasurability of knowledge was evident in the participants' narratives and was exacerbated by the conveying of "false hope" or "false optimism" to patients and patients' family members.

Seconding Robichaux's argument is Backstrand's (2006) findings that hospital-based EOL programs are not the "ideal" form of healthcare that elderly patients should receive, according to a survey of nurses. For the nurses, "no patient should face death alone," which ultimately happens when patients are confined in a hospital facility receiving palliative care. Comparing ICU EOL care against the hospice and nursing home care programs, 'dying with dignity' is remote in this kind of program, since "[t]he ICU is no place to die. It would be nice to have a comfortable, quiet, spacious room for those who are dying. Let everyone in and let the rest…… [Read More]

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Life of Chris Mccandless Into

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Maybe he thought because he loved the wilderness so much that the wilderness would love him back and not kill him. He knew there was a chance he could die, but he didn't think it would really happen to him.

The book Chris bought that told about wild plants he could eat didn't say anything about the wild potato seeds being poison. Chris had been eating fairly well up to that point. He hunted everyday and wrote down the small animals he shot and cooked for food. He picked berries and other plants he found in the woods to eat. He had been eating wild potatoes for several weeks, but towards the end of summer the roots of wild potatoes get tough and stringy. They probably didn't taste good anymore. He was hungry. He had a large stash of seeds and pods, more than enough to plant, and so he…… [Read More]

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Life in Aristotle Socrates King

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He believed strongly in the government's protection of civil rights and equal opportunities for all its citizens. If a government failed to do so, he called for civil disobedience. King (1986) stated that freedom must be taken from the oppressors (p. 292). His concept of meaning was formulated in the crucible of unjust laws and centered on the notion of social justice. This meant attaining freedom, dignity, and social equality for all, not just for the privileged. His advocacy of non-violent protest aligned him with Socrates, as did his subversive speech. He felt strongly that it was every person's ethical duty to stand up peacefully but powerfully against all forms of oppression, and like Socrates he was willing to face death bravely for his cause. As opposed to Aristotle and close to Socrates, he affirmed that one must work to change the material conditions of life as well as social…… [Read More]

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Life Experience That Has Had a Significant

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life experience that has had a significant influence on my interest in research would have to be my years in school when I saw how my professors were devoted to understanding the subjects they taught. I was always very impressed by their motivation to dig deeply into their different fields and I wanted to understand the processes they went through to secure their standings. They always seemed so confident to me and full of knowledge. So that is what challenged me to want to become a researcher.

One professor in particular that always stuck with me (though this may not be the best reason for wanting to pursue research) is actually a fictional character, who every young kid probably looked up to. That would be Indiana Jones, believe it or not. I loved the way he knew everything about ancient artifacts and different cultures, and I loved that he took…… [Read More]

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Life That What Once May Have Been

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life that what once may have been a derogatory word for something may have, over the years, come to mean something entirely different, and in a similar fashion, what was once a term of endearment or something commonplace may have evolved through the years, into something that would have derogatory connotations. (World Wide Words) For example, when one interviewer asked an American about the origin of the word 'Bozo', he had to refer to a Dictionary, and what he was about to discover amazed him. This was because of the fact that most Dictionaries tended to avoid the word Bozo for some reason or another, giving a vague and uncertain 'origin uncertain' as the explanation. As a matter of fact, the term Bozo seems to have initially appeared in the year 1916, and one of the first meanings for the word probably meant 'man' or a 'fellow'. Later on, it…… [Read More]

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Life Long Learning Has Been

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The beginning of the essay focuses on the formulation of the thesis statement that ensures that the idea of the essay is sent across to the audience. Therefore, the beginning is the part of the essay that should capture most of the thinking process because it also outlines the way in which the essay would be later developed and constructed.

Another part that is crucial in the writing process is the one related to the construction of coherent paragraphs and proper combination of simple yet strong sentences. In this sense, each paragraph should have an opening statement that announces the idea of the paragraph. The supporting sentences should be simple, yet able to provide the added value each paragraph should bring to the construction of the essay. From this point-of-view, the sequence of paragraphs in the essay is extremely important and should be thought of from the very beginning.

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Life Cycle Is Best for Your Project

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life cycle is best for your project?." It was authored by some entity referred to as ExecutiveBrief. The article focuses on the development life aspect of project management, which is actually the type of methodology employed for developing a project prior to its movement to the production stage. This topic is extremely important in the field of project management, particularly because there are a number of different development models that individuals and organizations can choose to employ. It is vital to understand one's options relating to this pivotal area of project management, as well as the various factors that influence the selection of the model type. The authors have included a great deal of this information in the article which makes it fairly dense yet readable, and of extreme utility to a number of different people.


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Life Cycle the Author of This Report

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Life Cycle

The author of this report has been asked to do an article review on a subject related to the business world and project management. To meet this requirement, the author of this report has chosen a journal article about the project life cycle. It was written in 2013 by an author by the name of Oellgaard. The article itself pertains to the performance of the overall project life cycle methodology in practice. The article appeared in Project Management Journal. The author of this report will summarize the article itself, will succinctly answer what the article is addressing, will identify who is potentially affected by the topic and will assert an opinion about how well the article is written. While the general idea of the project life cycle is widely accepted by many scholars and professionals, it is a wise idea to always keep track of the method's efficacy…… [Read More]

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Lives Are in Our Hands This Is

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Lives are in Our Hands

This is a short video that depicts the daily struggles that an African woman goes through bearing the fact that she is HIV infected. She is portrayed as one who seeks knowledge from other better informed people like the seminars in South Africa and also contributing to the general knowledge and sensitization about the struggle against HIV in Africa by the infected people. She is also seen to be marshalling a group that creates awareness on the significance of having the HIV drugs available to al those whoa re infected as a measure towards fighting the negative effects of HIV.

The film, based in Nigeria is widely seen to give an objective portrayal of the woman who advocates against HIV and voices the needs of the fellow people who are HIV positive. She is seen to be strong and organizing seminars in condemning the shortages…… [Read More]

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Life of Alexander the Great Is One

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life of Alexander the Great is one of the most well documented lives of the time and within all of that documentation there is a sense that Alexander was either a tyrant or a saint like human. It is clear that the mystery of his existence is challenged by the propriety of the ancient writings and the individual author's ideal of the hero, whom they wished to portray. In Alexander's time and in many times to follow it was the ideal to be feared, with zeal by the enemy and loved with zeal by the ally.

Then Alexander, eager to show his father his prowess, and second to none in excess of zeal, and also with many good men at his side, first succeeded in breaking the solid front of the enemy line and, striking down many, he fought those opposite him into the ground. (Diodorus, 16.85.5-86)

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Lives of Archimedes and Carl Friedrich Gauss

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lives of Archimedes and Carl Friedrich Gauss, two of the greatest mathematicians of all time, through a point by point comparison of their childhood and education, mathematical contributions and the influence their work has on the science of mathematics.

Childhood and Education

Archimedes (287 BC to 212 BC) lived most of his life in Syracuse, Greece. This son of an astronomer and mathematician was born into a distinguished family and was able to comfortably devote his life to mathematical research.

Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) was born into a humble German family. His early mathematical promise marked him as a prodigy and eventually earned him admission to university.

Major Mathematical Ideas

The mathematical work of Archimedes centered on the theoretical, particularly geometry. His greatest mathematical contribution involved measuring areas and segments of plane and conic sections.

Gauss's work centered on number theory. Unlike Archimedes, Gauss also used ventured into applied mathematics…… [Read More]

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Life of Walt Disney Two Questions How

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Life of Walt Disney [...] two questions: How did Walt manage each functional piece of the business and develop needed organizational capabilities? In addition, how did Walt achieve strategic and financial objectives?


Walt began his career in Kansas City, Missouri, where his family lived, and for years, the business teetered on the brink of collapse. Disney learned how to manage what little funds he had, and continue with his work from these early experiences. While still in Missouri, he incorporated a company called "Laugh-O-gram Films." With his last $500 from the venture, he began a series of cartoons based on "Alice in Wonderland." When his money ran out, he headed to Hollywood, where he set up a "studio" in his uncle's garage, and "wrote to M.J. Winkler, a film distributor, announcing that he was 'establishing a studio in Los Angeles for the purpose of producing a…… [Read More]

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Life of Sir Walter Raleigh The Writer

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life of Sir Walter Raleigh. The writer of this paper takes the reader on an exploratory look at Sir Walter Raleigh and his accomplishments as well as his execution. There were three sources used to complete this paper.


Throughout history, we have studied those who made a difference. There have been heroes and villains and everything in between, but rarely has there been such a mixed character as Sir Walter Raleigh. Sir Walter Raleigh was a man who penned love and died by execution and handled many different lifestyles in between. If one had to sum him up in one sentence it would be; "Sir Walter Raleigh was a versatile Renaissance Man."

When Sir Walter Raleigh was born it was in the mid-1500's. One of the things he did that prepared him for the future events of his life was spend time as a volunteer…… [Read More]

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Life in the Renaissance Do You See

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life in the Renaissance? Do you see different types of style, for example: style that you would definitely connect with Louis XIV and Versailles and other types of style that are very different to Louis XIV's style? You might like to think about prom attire vs. what you wear on an everyday at school for instance, or what you'd wear to an interview vs. what you wear to go over to a friend's to watch TV or a movie.

Life in the Renaissance era and the clips are illustrating, how style was a way for the socially elite to express themselves. This occurred with them wearing outfits that highlight the different types of tastes with opulence. A connection occurs through illustrating how Louis the XIV lived and this desire to show off his wealth / power. (Bayard, 2012) ("Renaissance," 2005)

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Life in Ancient Rome

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Rome EP 9/10

Rome: A brief study of life and politics in ancient Rome

In the first season of Rome, the audience is introduced to Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo, two Roman soldiers whose lives intertwine with the historic events that transpire in the series. The ninth episode of the first season, "Utica," helps to depict the striation between the classes that was present at the time. In the tenth episode, "Triumph," insight is given into the importance of a Triumph and how culture, politics, and religion are reflected in the event.

"Utica" allows the viewer to see how classes were separated and how their lives differed from each other. In the series, classes are divided as the upper class or nobility, the plebes, and freemen and slaves. The representatives of the upper class in this episode include Julius Caesar, Attia of the Julii, Gaius Octavian, Octavia of the Julii,…… [Read More]

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Life -- Relates to How Sexual Cultural

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life -- relates to how sexual, cultural and religious biases can have a horrible impact on people who are different. In this film, the need for understanding is very strong because Noah is a boy who feels more like a girl. In this class we discussed transgender situations that call for tolerance and fairness towards others who may be quite different. The important concepts discussed in class made a very strong impression on me because before I became a member of this class I have to admit I was not keeping an open mind about people who are very different from me. The film and this class connected me to my own experiences. I admit I was prejudiced against cross-dressers, against men changing themselves sexually into women and females making changes that turned them into men. "Transgender" to me meant someone trying to be something that person really wasn't supposed…… [Read More]

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Life of the Singer Songwriter and Actress

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life of the singer, songwriter and actress, Phyllis Hyman. In particular, we will discuss several themes from a selected song from her works, entitled "Living in Confusion," including the artist's belief in the person for whom the song was composed, her experience of pain, and the overall theme of confusion in her life, which inspired these lyrics.

Phyllis Hyman was an American singer, lyricist and actress, identified primarily for her vocal work in soul, jazz, disco and rhythm and blues styles of contemporary music. She was born in Philadelphia on July 6, 1949, and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her ancestry included African-American, Native American, and Italian bloodlines. Hyman committed suicide at age forty-five on June 30, 1995, one week before her forty-sixth birthday suicide and just hours before her scheduled final performance at New York's Apollo Theater. Hyman's singing career spanned from the early 1970's until her death in 1995.…… [Read More]

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Life I Had Seen Many People in

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life I had seen many people in great difficulties, but the idea of going out of my way and lending them a helping hand had never struck me. I was deeply moved by the concept of being more helpful to the people in need by the way my mother helped may Koreans at the time a typhoon had hit Northeast Korea. The way that my mother used to help many homeless Koreans has been an inspiration for me and since that time, I have learned that helping needy people is one of the best things that a person and in his life. Since the time I have graduated from school, I have seen that my mother has ben helping many needy people through local food stamp programs.

One thing that I find negative and able to be criticized is that helping people is a concept that is very well-known and…… [Read More]

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Life of a Radiologic Technologist

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Empathy plays a large role in the career of an R.T. Empathy provides the R.T. with the ability to feel compassion for those who are undergoing medical imaging procedures. Empathy provides a foundation for patience and confidence as the R.T. greets each patient and assists them in getting through the procedure as quickly as possible with a minimum of stress.

In the field of radiological technology communication is vital both in verbal and in written form. If an R.T, does not have excellent reading and writing skills it is possible that the wrong contrast will be given or the wrong imaging procedure will be done. It is also important that the verbal skills be above average. The ability to verbally communicate with a patient is essential in getting that patient into the area, imaged, and processed out of the area. In addition, the ability to communicate well verbally provides the…… [Read More]

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Life Experiences and Background Shaped

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Working with sports and drama required personal discipline as well as teamwork, and cooperation with others has become a hallmark of my academic and social lives.

Having attended both Catholic Grammar School and Catholic High School has left indelible impressions on my psyche, by invoking in me a deep respect for the values, traditions, practices, and beliefs of my faith. Until eighth grade I was an altar server for the school chapel. When I was a freshman and sophomore I became a senior altar server. Currently I serve as a Lector for my church and will continue to be involved in the religious community throughout my life.

Religion plays a vital role in the community by inspiring selfless service. However, secular service also has the potential to transform lives. My father currently sits as President of the City Council. Through him I have witnessed the power of local politics and…… [Read More]

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Life Like at the Age

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" At this point she feels that she has lost everything she had. All the hopes and all the beliefs she possessed are destroyed to their very roots leaving the girl to start it all over again. The realization of her plans fails, the life choice she makes leaves her without any support. Exactly at this moment her values start "mutating," activating the girl's "defensive mechanism." Subconsciously she may even feel offended and disappointed with both of the man she loved for having left her on her own. She feels the unfairness of the occurring events and cannot find a reason to explain. These doubts transform her values in order to save her from getting hurt again.

A personal relationship stops being the source of love, care and being herself but a source of a possible future loss and pain. Her grief transforms into a powerful block whose main goal…… [Read More]

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Life Experience Professional Experiences Research Experiences and

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life experience, professional experiences, research experiences and interests in multiculturalism and multicultural counseling.

I was born in Hong Kong. As a child, I had traveled to many counties throughout the world such as Thailand, Malaysia, Japan and the United States, but my visits had been to mostly to popular tourist destinations. For example, in the United States, I visited Disneyland, Disney World, the World Trade Center, Sears Tower and the Statue of Liberty. Based on these trips, I had always thought that America was very similar to Hong Kong; America just had different looking people who spoke another language. My perception was also influenced by my ethnocentrism. Because Hong Kong is a very small, homogenous city, I assumed that all of America was just like New York.

I later returned to America to start my undergraduate education. It was Winter 2000, when the airplane slowly descended into the Indianapolis International…… [Read More]

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Life Decisions Is an Inevitable

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I make a physical list of the benefits and the disadvantages of each option. I consider how each option will affect me, and how each option will meet my personal wants and needs.

After entertaining both the pros and cons of my options, I prioritize according to what is more important to me. For example, choosing a college that had my intended major and had respectable department credentials was more important to me than the quality of the cafeteria food. I prioritize the pros and cons based on how I perceive each element's ability to enhance the successes in my life. To prioritize, I consider how a decision impacts me, how quickly I intend to see results, and what implications a certain choice will have on my future. I also consider any potential consequences my choice will have.

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Life of Your Customers Francis J Gouillart

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Life of Your Customers

Francis J. Gouillart and Frederick D. Sturdivant's Harvard Business Review article, "Spend a Day in the Life of Your Customers" focuses on the crucial aspect of successful enterprise, which is sensing the market. Being able to successfully read the market, Gouillart and Sturdivant note, is not merely dependent on facts and figured, but in being able to empathize with and gain insights from customers. It is noted that in order to succeed in enterprise, the customer comes first, and the authors make it a point to acknowledge several businessmen including Bill Gates, who were smart enough to employ this belief from the beginning.

Gouillart and Sturdivant note that in today's advanced business world filled with technology and a lack of personal connection, the customer is often overlooked as is the market itself. More of a focus tends to be placed on technology, production, and industry defining…… [Read More]