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  • 10 Fun Facts About the Benefits of Massage - Healing Touch - Reiki

    10 Fun Facts About the Benefits of Massage - Healing Touch - Reiki

    Alexis Smith 10 fun facts about the benefits of massage/healing touch/ reiki 1. Reiki is an ancient energy healing practice that uses the “life force energy” that is found in all things to harmonize the body and bring balance, health, and well-being to the “receiver”. Personal Input/Opinion: I think this is a cool way to get a massage. Bringing balance to the body is an important factor in your everyday life. Peer Reviewed Citation: Reiki Massage - Benefits and Effects of Healing Touch. (2016, February 27). Retrieved February 26, 2017, from http://www.energyhealingsource.com/what-is-reiki-massage/ 1. Reiki massage

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    Submitted: April 10, 2017 By: alala09
  • A Little Something to Glance over Here and There

    A Little Something to Glance over Here and There

    A Little Something To Glance Over Here and There January 7, 2017 Side Note Thoughts: Today is another day, where I get a chance to fix and work on myself as a person. Not only as person, but as a phenomenal attorney. With consistency and persistency, all things shall come to past. After looking at the snow fall, and speaking with a former classmate, I realized that we as a people must come together. Even though President Donald Trump will be elected into the white house in 13 days, which is less than two weeks,

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    Submitted: April 20, 2017 By: brittanyjordan
  • A Study on the Issue of Traditional Games Are Forgotten Among Students

    A Study on the Issue of Traditional Games Are Forgotten Among Students

    LITERATURE REVIEW The Oxford Student's Dictionary of English (2009) defines game as ‘a form of play or spot with rules and traditional defines as ‘a custom, belief or way of doing something that has continued from the past to the present. According to Rudi Corens, one of the education practitioners particularly for children education at GadjahMadaUniverstiy (UGM) in Yogjakarta, children who do not know traditional games will not what their forebears or ancestors want to teach them. YunitaTyazz (2013) in his article Traditional Games for Better Education stated that through the games, children are taught

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    Submitted: January 27, 2015 By: jet92
  • Aids Vaccine a Must for Our Future

    Aids Vaccine a Must for Our Future

    Aids vaccine a must? The disease HIV/Aids has a major impact on social and economic development. Poverty is increasing in many countries as households lose one or both breadwinners to AIDS. Public services and private companies are reeling from the impact of HIV/AIDS related sickness and death among their workforce. It is highly unlikely that the disease will ever be eradicated without new scientific developments, therefore, unless great progress is made in prevention, the number of people living with HIV/AIDS will outstrip the resources available for treatment. As a qualified AIDS counselor I believe that

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    Submitted: July 14, 2014 By: alexnorth1311
  • Air Asia Review

    Air Asia Review

    Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies MARA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY MALAYSIA PRO458: PUBLIC RELATIONS PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICES: AIR ASIA PREPARED BY AIZAT BIN MOKTI 2010133437 MOHAMAD HAIKAL BIN ABDUL RAMAN 2010324895 MOHAMAD FADHLIR RAHMAN BIN MOHD NAZIR 2010987411 PREPARED FOR MR. FAIZAL ZAKARIA 13 APRIL 2011 PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICES: AIR ASIA AIZAT BIN MOKTI MOHAMAD HAIKAL BIN ABDUL RAMAN MOHAMAD FADHLIR RAHMAN BIN MOHD NAZIR INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT REPORT SUBMITTED IN FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE BACHELOR IN ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE (HONOURS) FACULTY OF ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE AND POLICY STUDIES MARA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY MALAYSIA

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    Submitted: December 18, 2012 By: aizat
  • Alcohol Abused

    Alcohol Abused

    ALCOHOL ABUSED In the last few years it is observed that a large number of youngsters have the tendency to alcohol abuse. The government and the media are really concern about how to prevent this significant problem. There are many factors that must cope with this problem and find solutions. The first point to make is the major issue which is the school. Usually, the pupils are getting bored in classrooms and they want to try new things to run away and relax from adolescence’s problems. Also they worried about their reputation and decide to

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    Submitted: December 24, 2016 By: XENIA
  • Alford Jaar

    Alford Jaar

    ALFREDO JAAR – Installation/Ambientacion The Eyes of Gutete Emerita is a photography exhibit that serves as witness to one woman's suffering in the Rwandan genocide of 1994. It leads viewers to question the efficacy of words over photographic images and to consider the ways in which they interact to create meaning outside the boundaries of either medium. When Alfredo Jaar went to Rwanda in August of 1994 he went to the Ntarama Church were 400 Tutsi men, women, and children gathered to escape the killing and were instead brutally slaughtered. Jaar meet a woman by

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    Submitted: June 24, 2013 By: LookTequ
  • Allowance

    Allowance

    Allowance In this generation, allowance is a weekly or daily incentive given to many children by their parents. Allowance could be given just to show responsibility or to be given as a reward for completing chores and behaving properly. These key reasons for giving allowance are very unnecessary; in contrast, I think allowance should not be given. Furthermore, majority of children are very irresponsible with their decision making, and they shouldn't be rewarded for things you are supposed to do. In fact, some families aren't as financially stable to provide allowance at all and if

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    Submitted: October 31, 2016 By: Sirkayjay
  • An Analysis of the Cause of Eddiction

    An Analysis of the Cause of Eddiction

    An Analysis of the Cause of Eddiction With the rocketing development of mobile network and popularization of portable electronic devices, eddiction has become a buzzword raising concern among people. It’s not rare that students lower their heads browsing from Wechat to QQ, from Weibo to Taobao and then falling into an endless loop. Even worse, sensations like people indulging themselves into the screen unfortunately crashing into a car expose the harm of eddiction. As far as I’m concerned, the cause of eddiction can be categorized into two aspects. Firstly, in terms of the electronic device

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    Submitted: June 28, 2016 By: fsy9511
  • An Argument Against the Federal Government’s Involvement in K-12 Education

    An Argument Against the Federal Government’s Involvement in K-12 Education

    A One Size School does not Fit All An Argument Against the Federal Government’s Involvement in K-12 Education “By the time I was in the fourth grade, I had been held back twice, disliked school, and honestly believed I’d end up a high-school dropout. Instead… I earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of West Florida in interdisciplinary social science with a minor in juvenile justice” (Merriweather). Denisha Merriweather came from a family that never sent anyone to college and in elementary school, she was already starting to struggle, her problem wasn’t that wasn’t smart,

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    Submitted: February 1, 2016 By: lttoglia14
  • Application of Corrective Measures

    Application of Corrective Measures

    Application of Corrective Measures When actual results are less than anticipated results?corrective measures become necessary. Suppose, for example, that an office employee fails to produce the anticipated or expected rate. The manager or supervisor who has the needed authority to take corrective action against the employee will then have to determine whether corrective measures should be applied to this situation. Without this authority, the managers or supervisor's effectiveness will be greatly diminished. In an organization that uses TQM and that has "empowered" its employees, the corrective action most likely will extensively involve the members of

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    Submitted: January 6, 2015 By: hokui_sin
  • Beach Ameland Social Media Plan

    Beach Ameland Social Media Plan

    Inleiding Dit social Mediaplan is opgesteld voor het bedrijf Beach Ameland. Beach Ameland wil meer mensen trekken en hun doelgroep beter bereiken. In dit plan zal hier aandacht aan worden besteed. Om meer mensen te trekken via de social media zijn er verschillende media te gebruiken. Welke we gebruiken en waarvoor wordt in dit verslag duidelijk. Stappen plan 1. Bepaal je doelstelling De doelstelling van Beach Ameland van het gebruik van social media is meer week en dag toeristen te trekken en vooral ook meer bedrijven te lokken. 2. Waarom Social Media? Het gebruik

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    Submitted: November 23, 2013 By: nattaass
  • Benefit of Videoing Police

    Benefit of Videoing Police

    Benefit of videoing police Benefit of videoing police in action is there is another record of whether police do their jobs legally and safely. Citizens gain some leverage in the "my word against the policeman's word" context. Drawback occurs if a citizen videoing police obstructs the police's ability to do their job. Frankly, I have a love-hate relationship with surveillance technology. I feel it infringes my desire for privacy and to be left alone. On the flip tip, as a resident of color in northeast, and in the back of my mind, I want witnesses

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    Submitted: July 6, 2013 By: bingrfw
  • Benefits of Being a Minority Racist

    Benefits of Being a Minority Racist

    Benefits of Being A Minority Racist Fight! Fight! Fight! Every so-called young adult in the hallways of Spring High were screaming at the top of his or her lungs as we passed from sixth period to seventh. All I could think to myself as it came clear to what I was seeing, was "Damn!" I was witnessing a hate crime right before my eyes, but in this case the minorities were the ones committing this heinous crime on an innocent white male. The young Caucasian student stood up for his younger sister who was being

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    Submitted: August 5, 2014 By: andy1210
  • Bill Hb 537

    Bill Hb 537

    Jamel Newsome Instructor Longo November 8, 2016 CJAD 301: Criminal Law Bill 537 Texting and driving are dangerous in today's society, especially in our nation. Drivers text on their phones every day, even though they know the dangers that come with it. With the rise of cutting edge technology, the rise of several car accidents around the nation is as well. There are laws to combat the influx of incidents, but is it working? The State of Florida is trying to pass harsher laws on the use of wireless devices while operating an automobile. The

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    Essay Length: 562 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2016 By: jamel88
  • Body Ritual of the Nacirema Essay

    Body Ritual of the Nacirema Essay

    Body Ritual of the Nacirema Essay In writing "Body Ritual of the Nacirema"; Horace Miner describes a culture that seems strange and full of weird rituals. He speaks of odd body rituals that take place in a shrine; he refers to a great leader that had great feats of strength. He allows us to look upon this "tribe" as though it was from some dark corner in Africa, yet it isn't. The Nacirema are Americans and all those strange behaviors are things we all did this morning. The author takes us to an out of

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    Submitted: June 18, 2014 By: kcchiefs00
  • Brain Drain from Pakistan

    Brain Drain from Pakistan

    Brain Drain from Pakistan Introduction • Brain drain is the large-scale migration of individuals with technical skills or knowledge. Pakistan is developing country. In Pakistan there is so much talent in every walk of life, the only need is to make use of that talent so that, that talent can help in making the progress. In Pakistan the main issue is power. If you have power source or reference you can get job very easily, but if you don't have then you cannot enter into any good field. So if talented people are not getting

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    Submitted: October 25, 2012 By: Shafqat
  • Bullying: The Imbalance of Power in The Workplace

    Bullying: The Imbalance of Power in The Workplace

    BULLYING: THE IMBALANCE OF POWER IN THE WORKPLACE TABLE OF CONTENTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 3 PROBLEM 4 DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS 5 Psychological Effects of Workplace Bullying 5 Physical Effects of Workplace Bullying 6 The Negative Impact of Bullying on a Company 6 CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 7 WORKS CITED 8 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS 1 Bullying: Other Negative Behaviours 4 2 A Schema of Bullying at Work 5 Executive Summary Purpose Workplace bullying is not a new phenomenon, but it is an existing issue that needs to be addressed more in society today. Bullying, in general has most

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    Submitted: February 19, 2016 By: tooba123
  • Case Brief - Lebron V Flordia

    Case Brief - Lebron V Flordia

    . Lebron v. Florida, 820 F.Supp.2d 1273 (M.D. Fla. 2011) FACTS In July 2011, Luis W. Lebron, who was an honorably discharged navy officer, applied for Florida’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program (“TANF”) for himself and his young son. One of the qualifications for acceptance into the program was the signed release and consent to drug testing and the conditional approval for assistant upon a negative return of a drug test in the form of urine analysis. Lebron signed the form, giving consent to test, but filed suit before ever taking the actual drug

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    Submitted: June 10, 2016 By: Brittany Hansard
  • Cause and Effect of Bullying in Schools

    Cause and Effect of Bullying in Schools

    CAUSE AND EFFECT OF BULLYING IN SCHOOLS Freak, weirdo, faggot, dyke, queer, and loser: these are only a few of the slurs and derogatory remarks that are called out each day to our youth because they are different than the others in their schools. Bullies seek out those who are construed as different and harass and ostracize them because it makes them feel more powerful. Words alone can do a lot of damage, that old saying "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me" is untrue, words hurt; possibly

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    Submitted: December 13, 2012 By: Samantha1084
  • Cohabitation Before Marriage

    Cohabitation Before Marriage

    Can Cohabitation be Detrimental to a Marriage? Prepared by: Hillary Pons Prepared for: Any couple whom are looking to live with their partner Professor Ramos ENC 1102- U11 Table of Contents Introduction……………………………...……………………...…………………………3 Background…………………..……………………………………………………………4 Analysis…………………………………………………...………………………………4 Recommendations…………………………………………………………………………7 Works Cited…………………………………………………………….…………………8 Introduction: All across the world more and more young couples are living together before marrying it has become less taboo. Many young couples desire to ‘test drive' the relationship before fully committing to a law binding union, while other couples take the more traditional route down the aisle. However a couple decides to approach marriage the facts

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    Submitted: December 3, 2014 By: hillaryhope777
  • Communication

    Communication

    Due to my current experiences with Hurricane Irma, I will focus on how my workplace used effective and ineffective patterns of communication during this time. According to Newstrom (2015) “organizations cannot exist without communication” (p. 54). This past week communication has been very important. Not that it hasn’t been before, but due to evacuation purposes everyone’s whereabouts’ have been an importance to my first line supervisors. Preparation was a priority within my workplace before evacuation. For the preparation process to begin my workplace used downward communication to enforce these actions. For example, receiving information from

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    Submitted: January 1, 2018 By: georgia1414
  • Competencies of Addiction Counselors

    Competencies of Addiction Counselors

    Competencies of Addiction Counselors Paula Davis Walden University Competencies of Addiction Counselors The first initial contact with a client I believe is an important step for an addiction counselor, because this can sets a positive precedent for the remainder of a clients experience through their recovery. By establishing and building a helping relationship with a client should be based on respect, empathy, and to be professionally and ethically responsible (Ruiz, Millman, & Langrod, 2004). Additionally, an addiction counselor must possess the following three competencies, throughout the process clinical evaluation, treatment planning, and service coordination. Clinical

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    Submitted: July 28, 2016 By: GddssCA
  • Contemporary Issues in Planning

    Contemporary Issues in Planning

    One lesson I learnt from the lecture is that consensus building does not only exist in the mainstream politics, but also in other areas of the human life. One specific area that consensus can achieve goals that were previously unattainable is in the development and poverty alleviation. Poverty is usually a result of unequal distribution of wealth where a few people controls large resource bases while the majority remains impoverished. The wealthy then use their power to ensure that the inequality persists through practices that undermine the poor’s effort to gain wealth. The conditions of

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    Essay Length: 263 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 3, 2016 By: emmawhite
  • Corporate Accountability

    Corporate Accountability

    Corporate accountability is a broad term that is described in the following way according to 12 Manage -The Executive Fast Track (2011): "The moral or legal obligation for companies of being accountable to the shareholders or the stakeholders of the organization or even society as a whole". The problem with corporate accountability lies in who has the authority to ensure that increasingly large multinational corporations are accountable for their activities, accept responsibility for their actions, and disclose information in a transparent manner. Due to corporations wielding significant economic influence and having operations on a global

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    Submitted: July 5, 2012 By: jonnypoland
  • Corporate Social Responsibilty by Petronas

    Corporate Social Responsibilty by Petronas

    1.0 INTRODUCTION There are many definitions of CSR. However, CSR basically is the process of accessing an organization’s impact on society and evaluating their responsibilities. CSR begins with an assessment of a business and their customers, suppliers, environment, communities and employees (Bell, 2016). It is a long term approach to business that addresses the needs of communities, people in their employers. It provides a framework for successful enterprise or organization that is harmonies with its surroundings. CSR also is an opportunity to generate honest, authentic good-news stories that a business and its community can be

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    Essay Length: 2,467 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: October 31, 2016 By: Am Mi
  • Creating a New Product That Stands out in a Crowd

    Creating a New Product That Stands out in a Crowd

    Desert Willow: Creating a new product that stands out in a crowd Opportunity In 1996, the Coachella Valley was already considered a golf mecca, but at that time Palm Desert wasn't even on the map. With more than 120 courses vying for attention -- and golf dollars -- the bar was set high for the City of Palm Desert to make its mark and create a five star golf resort for its year-round and winter season residents as well as out of town visitors. The search for an experienced partner with deep experience helping municipalities

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    Essay Length: 439 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 5, 2013 By: jam14
  • Crime in the Us

    Crime in the Us

    Studies show from the World Health Organization that violence in the United States is very high. This report goes into deep detail about what is known about the epidemiology and way on preventing violence. This report speaks on all types of violence such as sexual violence, elder abuse, neglect by caregivers, and self-inflicted violence. Also in this report it speaks on terrorism, and how different types of violence occur. After 3 years of research the World Health Organization drew on the Knowledge that was researched by 160 experts from more than 70 countries (abc news).

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    Submitted: January 10, 2015 By: zeal81
  • Critique of the Singapore Flyer's Design and Operation

    Critique of the Singapore Flyer's Design and Operation

    Critique of the Singapore Flyer's design and operation DESIGN Similar to all observation wheels in the world, the basic shape of the observation wheel is circle. However, this does not mean that all observation wheels are the same. They differentiate themselves through the observation capsule, the scenery, services and many others. Strengthens on the design of the Singapore Flyer As the landscape of Singapore is very well structured and planed, the iconic Singapore flyer blends in suitably with the Marina Bay skyline . Evert night, lights around the capsule will light up. This also helps

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    Submitted: September 27, 2014 By: zaneeeeee
  • Cyberterrorism: Is It a Threat

    Cyberterrorism: Is It a Threat

    Is Cyberterrorism a Real Threat to America? Efforts have been made to address the possibility of a cyberterrorist attacking the country and the havoc that the attack will cause. The United States government through its various law enforcement agencies had implemented plans and various strategies to address the said threat. These agencies had employed personnel who are known to be cyber experts to counter these cyberterrorist but the general public is wary as to the veracity of the threat. On whether or not cyberterrorism will really cause havoc to the lives of everyone as

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    Essay Length: 700 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 27, 2013 By: cljeffrie

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