My Poetry Teacher

Ummmm.. I’ll take school facts for $800, Alex. [Reads text on clue] Oh. Oh, man. What is… poetry? I’m sorry Jeff, but the correct answer is all of them. They’re all useless. In my first video, I didn’t have enough time to say this, but I HATE it when people are “cool” with their teachers. I understand that some teachers…

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Lost On The First Day Of High School

So it was the first day of my freshman year. I was kind of confused at everything. My school was huge, there’s kids everywhere, and I’m brand new to a brand new environment. I’m fresh out of middle school and I have no idea what I’m doing. So then my classes started and, you know, it was fine, I found…

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World Mental Health Day 2019

(Music) World Mental Health Day is for global mental health education, awareness, and advocacy against social stigma. Mental illness is more common than you think. EVMS providers care for both inpatients and outpatients. We work with Hampton Roads partners to serve as advocates for our community members and provide education to the community to build awareness. If you or someone…

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Film students explore schizophrenia and sisterhood in Marianne Matters

Every Saturday morning I head over with my darling Robert to do grocery shopping and laundry and organizing of Marianne’s life. The film is about a woman. Her name is Marianne, she’s 51 years old and she has dealt with schizophrenia all her life. She’s an off-the-wall character and she has a sister Jennifer and without the help of her…

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PLATO ON: The Forms

Asking one’s self and others what the perfect version of something is the ideal version might sound like a strange idea What is the perfect marriage? or career? or system of government? or school? It can feel immature and naïve to bother much with such questions they’re just daydreams. After all: who cares about ideal versions? we might as well…

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What is Literature for?

We have a general sense that these sort of places are filled with things that are deeply important, but what exactly is literature good for? Why should we spend our time reading novels or poems when out there, big things are going on. Let’s have a think about some of the ways literature benefits us.. Of course, it looks like…

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Montgomery Co. School Board approves mental health days for students

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Psychiatry – Mania/Hypomania: By Kate Huntington M.D.

One surprising fact you need to know about mania: this diagnosis is frequently missed! When people think of mania they most often think of the classic euphoric mania with behaviour that is drastically aberrant from a person’s normal behaviour and that could not be missed by anyone. This is not always the case. There are three main ways that the…

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The difference between winning and succeeding | John Wooden

I coined my own definition of success in 1934, when I was teaching at a high school in South Bend, Indiana, being a little bit disappointed, and [disillusioned] perhaps, by the way parents of the youngsters in my English classes expected their youngsters to get an A or a B. They thought a C was all right for the neighbors’…

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SOCIOLOGY – Max Weber

Max Weber is one of the philosophers best able to explain to us the peculiar economic system we live within called capitalism. Born Erfurt in Germany in 1864, Weber grew up to see his country convulsed by the dramatic changes of the Industrial Revolution. Cities were exploding in size. Vast companies were forming. A new managerial elite was replacing the…

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