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13 Reasons Why - Teenage Suicide

13 Reasons Why - Teenage Suicide

by hppygr8ful - As a psych nurse who works with adolescents I have had this Netflix series, "13 Reasons Why", on my radar for some time, but I never actually sat down and watched... Read More →

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Your Period and Its Spiritual Significance.

Your Period and Its Spiritual Significance.

by medicinewoman33 - A woman's body is mysterious and yet simple in its rhythm of ebb and flow. We usually feel reluctant to think positively of this painful and somewhat inconvenient... Read More →

Last comment by SmilingBluEyes
I'm a Prison Mom Part 3

I'm a Prison Mom Part 3

by traumaRUs - ...so far. This is part 3 in an unknown amount of articles. Somehow it's cathartic to write about it. There are so many of us. We don't discuss this in our daily... Read More →

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NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem

NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem

by Gregg00 - Unless you live in a cave you’ve heard and seen the controversy over NFL players kneeling during the national anthem prior to games. Like most topics these days... Read More →

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Failure - Can it be A Good Life Event?

Failure - Can it be A Good Life Event?

by traumaRUs - ...so Scott Hamilton was on my radio today talking about failure and how it can teach us valuable lessons. Is failure ever a good event? Hmmm....so the Scott... Read More →

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Terrorism abroad, Paris, Pakistan, Turkey, Brussels. The universal problem of extremists.

Terrorism abroad, Paris, Pakistan, Turkey, Brussels. The universal problem of extremists.

by honeyforasalteyfish - Power vacuums lead to extremists, economic downturn, etc. It is in these climates when education, and peaceful rational discourse suffer. The west has contributed... Read More →

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The Axial age, death, religion, human progress, and what it means to be human.

The Axial age, death, religion, human progress, and what it means to be human.

by honeyforasalteyfish - I will post links with more information about what I think are significant developments in human history as I have learned them. I am also interested in other... Read More →

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Cinderella - Nursing Labor and Delivery

Cinderella - Nursing Labor and Delivery

by chiandre - It was just another busy night in the labor and delivery unit. Nurses were running around trying to give the report to the oncoming shift; doctors were yelling that... Read More →

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Years Well Spent

Years Well Spent

by jaelpn - I once was a young boy- at the age of 8. Daddy took me fishin' and mama would bake. My first car was a chevy, and a travelin' I went. Through the city and... Read More →

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Nursing Ethics: About The Weather

by Ruby Vee - Winter is over here, and summer is on its way. I count myself to be fortunate in the extreme that I didn't have to stay overnight at the hospital this winter. Yet... Read More →

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Safe Driving in Wintry Weather

Safe Driving in Wintry Weather

by Stepper - I live in a small rural town in Alabama and wintry precipitation is an uncommon event. Overall, drivers in Alabama are particularly novice when it comes to... Read More →

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The Break Room Collective Novella

The Break Room Collective Novella

by dianah - Please add to the oozing and bubbling cauldron of creation below. Take us where we have never been before (within the Terms of Service, of course)! ... Read More →

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My Boss Wants Me Microchipped!!

My Boss Wants Me Microchipped!!

by traumaRUs - So.....I come to my computer this morning to start my work at AN and check my email as usual. There is an email from my boss saying that she wants me to get a... Read More →

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Who Should I Invite Into My Bomb Shelter?

Who Should I Invite Into My Bomb Shelter?

by traumaRUs - North Korea has recently been in the news lauding their ability to strike Guam with long range missiles. Andersen Air Force Base is home to the 36th Air Wing who's... Read More →

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The nature of love, a story about Agape.

The nature of love, a story about Agape.

by honeyforasalteyfish - In the beginning... When I was 18 the world was my oyster. I was supremely confident in my own intellect, and abilities. I thought nothing would stop me. I... Read More →

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Cycling the Mighty Danube

by travleur - The river holds many attractions, after all. Spanning thousands of years of rich and eventful history, it offers stunning national parks, unique archeological... Read More →

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Black Roses

Black Roses

by VivaLasViejas - And now, for something a little different..... As many of you know, I have battled mental illness for some time, and recently found myself in a very dark place.... Read More →

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Yoga for youth

Yoga for youth

by ashley10 - What a treat it is to find that even in my fifties, I am not too out of shape (or too young) for this type of mentally and physically beneficial stretching, toning,... Read More →

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