Alternative Medicine Essay Examples

  • Beloved Healing

    851 words - 4 pages

    The theme of "healing" is ever present in the novel, Beloved by Toni Morrison. Many forms of "healing" take place, with many different characters undergoing the "healing" process. These forms of "healing" range from healing personal conflicts from within, to healing as a community, and by overcoming individual prejudices. I feel that the overcoming of individual prejudices is one of the most important aspects of this novel. Throughout the story, Sethe (the main character) has many encounters with a variety of people. These encounters leave a definite impression on her, which is why I

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    833 words - 4 pages

    The written word is very influential in our world today and can have power that maybe its writer wasn’t aware of. If the written word lacked power than why would any writings be censored or taken seriously? In the story Largo Desolato, written by Vaclav Havel, some of Leopold Nettles written works had a lasting impact on the way he lived his life. The written word is the basis of communication, religion, and the way we understand each others situations. Vaclav Havel’s story represents how important written words can be. We know the writings of Leopold Nettles were censored but we never find

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    Medicinal Plants In North Carolina

    2876 words - 12 pages

    The popularity of medicinal plants across the world is rapidly increasing. In Asian cultures, in particular China, herbal medicines have been common for thousands of years. For Americans, natural remedies are relatively new and exciting. The more intrigued the United States becomes with medicinal plants, the more the rest of the world needs to worry about the preservation of them. Plants have been used for their healing powers for at least 5000 years. It is probable that for as long as humans had the capacity to understand that nature could heal, they took advantage of it. Having the cap

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    Problem With Critieran

    252 words - 2 pages

    What is the Problem of Criterion? The problem with criterion can be contrasted by the following two questions: (A) what do we know? Or what is the extent of our knowledge? and (B) How are we to decide, in any particular case, whether we know? Or what are the criteria of knowing? If we know the answer to either of these questions, then, perhaps, we may devise a procedure that will enable us to answer the other. If we can specify the criteria of knowledge, we may have a way of deciding how far our knowledge extends. Or if we know how far it does extend, and are able to say what the things ar

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    Ivey Case Ananlysis Eat 2 Eat Com

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    CRITICAL ISSUES 1. How to increase the profitability of the company • Cause: has more expenses than revenues in the past five years • Consequence: will incur losses year after year and eventually shut down • Important and urgent: It is losing money under the current business model 2. How to raise additional capital • Cause: has incurred losses more than the initial investment and need capital to keep the business running • Consequence: may have to be shut down soon if there is no additional capital • Important and very urgent: It needs

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    Rheumatoid Arthritis · A pilot study comparing the relative values of homoeopathic treatment and salicylate therapy in rheumatoid arthritis has been previously described (Gibson, Gibson, MacNeill, Gray, Dick & Buchanan, 1978). · The selection of the appropriate remedy depends on the patient's symptoms and signs, the patients were divided into two groups: those with good prescribing symptoms, R patients, and those with poor prescribing symptoms, U patients, (Dhawale, 1976;Mitchell, 1975; Clarke, 1978). · The Scientific Rationale used in this study was mainly statistics. The results were an

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    Eichah Approach

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    Eichah Approach Paper The Approach Eichah was a sad story. The approach to Eichah was especially sad. As we see the writer, who is likely to be Jeremiah is at the approach of the suffering putting down himself and his people. Its like he is sad for committing the biggest sin in the world. In this approach the author infuses sadness by stating phrases like "The Lord was like an enemy. He has swallowed up Israel." The author sets the mood of sorrow. When I read the approach of this suffering it just gets me in a sad mood. But truly at the same time it shows me that we must have messed up

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    The Big Phony Bastards Of The Catcher In The Rye

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    The “Big Phony Bastards” of the Catcher in the Rye In The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Holden Caufield uses the word “phony” frequently. Critic David D. Galloway said, “Where ever Holden turns, his craving for truth seems to be frustrated by the phoniness of the world.” Holden refers to people, movies, activities, etc.. as phony, but never goes into detail about what he means by it. Whether it is used to cover up a true emotion, or it is what he really believes everything to be, the adjective is overused. Phony takes on a unique meaning throughout the book. Holden can be hypocrit

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    Defining Complimentary Alternative And Integrative Medicine

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    Defining Complimentary, Alternative and Integrative Medicine Western Civilization is filled with many norms that are accepted amongst most of the population. Conventional medicine is a category that would fall under what is deemed normal and acceptable. Nowadays, more and more people are looking towards Complimentary, Alternative and Integrative Medicine (CAM) to help treat and heal and cure all sorts of ailments and diseases. With this in mind, CAM will be defined and their popularity and acceptance will be discussed. Complimentary, Alternative and Integrative Medicines are meant to do

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    Hollistic Medicine Vs Traditional Medicine

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    Holistic Medicine vs. Traditional Medicine Monday morning, wake up, take pills A, C, F, G, M, X, but not B, D, and E. Repeat cycle, Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays. All other days take pills B, D, and E. This is a cycle that most people have to go through because their body has become so addicted to pills that doctors prescribe. Thus making their immune system incapable of staving off any infection of deficiencies they might have. If only people would realize that by going towards a holistic approach rather than the traditional method of taking medications, people would be much healthie

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    Alternatives To Pharmaceuticals

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    Competition in the pharmaceutical industry Alternatives The term alternative medicine, as used in the modern Western world, encompasses any healing practice "that does not fall within the realm of conventional medicine".[1] Commonly cited examples include naturopathy, chiropractic, herbalism, traditional Chinese medicine, Unani, Ayurveda, meditation, yoga, biofeedback, hypnosis, homeopathy, acupuncture, and diet-based therapies, in addition to a range of other practices.[2] It is frequently grouped with complementary medicine, which generally refers to the same interventions when used in con

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    Alternative Medicines

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    There needs to be a Balance between both conventional and alternative medicines. There needs to be a contrast between both medicines to get the best possible outcomes for the patient. Government funding to identify whether alternative medicine works has proven that everyone is different making the solutions unreliable however, this doesn’t mean that they don’t entirely work. Although conventional medicine is widely recognised as the choice means of preferred treatment, it could provide more success complemented with alternative medicine. For example the multibillion industry of diet pills i

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    Brave New World Devices

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    In the course of the novel “Brave new World” by Aldous Huxley, one can outline copious literary elements which serve the purpose of the writer occasionally. A characteristic example is found on the first eight lines of the last paragraph on page 31. Here, we depict several literary devices that Huxley uses throughout the book, and we outline their purpose clearly. Huxley wants to emphasize on how coarse the sense of ‘home’ is, that the savages have and the previous generations of people had. He achieves that through the various images he uses. Firstly, he uses the image of a “rabbit hole” to

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    Pepe Jeans Case Study

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    Pepe Jeans Case Study Question 1 Flexible system would lead to an increase in the sales of about 10%. Current sales - £ 200M 10% of £ 200M would be £ 20M Profit before taxes(PBT) at the rate of 32 % would mean an increase in the PBT of £ 6 400 000 ( 32% x £ 20 000 000) First alternative Decrease of lead time would lead to an increase in costs by 30%. Currently the yearly cost of sales is 40% of sales of £ 200 000 000 that is £ 80<( 40%x £ 200M) If the cost goes up by 30% it would mean 30% of £ 80M that is £ 24M In return for this increase in cost the company could

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    Case Study Method

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    The Case Study method is a widely used learning technique. Essentially, a case is a written replication of an incident or a series of interrelated happenings in organizational life. Case analysis requires expertise in the analysis of situations and the determination of their implications for the organization and the individual participants. The steps of case analysis are: 1. Problem definition 2. Statement of the facts 3. Statement of the alternatives 4. Evaluation of the alternatives 5. Selection of the best alternative 6. Recommendations for implementation 7. S

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    What Are The Challenges Facing Practitioners Who W

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    What are the challenges facing practitioners who work with young people? It is clear that there are many challenges for practitioners who work with young people. The range of these practitioner’s include, teachers, social workers, youth workers, volunteers to list but a few. Whether the challenges they face have arisen recently, are embedded in history or even spring from generalisations in society, this piece will begin to look at some of these challenges and discuss some of the ideas, values and policies that influence work with young people. The impact of the flux caused by changing gove

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    Chemical Compounds

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    January 04, 2011 Science p. 3 Chemical Compounds 1. Choose 1 personal item that you use daily. mascara 2. Choose one ingredient that is used to create the product that you have chosen. Water > 3. Research the ingredient and tell whether or not it is a chemical compound. Water is a chemical substance with the chemical formula H2O. Its molecule contains one oxygen and two hydrogen atoms connecte

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    March 11, 2010 HBSC Group Presentation Homeopathy The use of homeopathy as an alternative medicine is epitomized by the term “like cures like”, and utilizes the theory that maladies can be cured by substances which, when taken, cause the same symptoms as the ailment. The word homeopathy is derived from the greek words “homeo” and “pathos” which means similar suffering respectively. It was developed by a German physician at the end of the 18th century and one of its major principles is the “law of minimum dose” which promotes diluting any substance to the smallest effective amount so t

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    Holistic Communication In Nursing

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    This assignment discusses an approach for an effective nursing care delivery system which relates to my chosen branch of nursing. In this essay I will discuss the importance of holistic communication in nursing care and its implementation to show that it is necessary when treating the patient. Doctors, nurses and other health professionals cannot treat the patient with out using this method. I also discuss 2 barriers in communication and 2 types of communication which are verbal and none verbal and identify examples which clearly define the meaning of communication and its importance to our da

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    Complementary Medicine

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    Final Project, Part 3: Complimentary and Alternative Medicine 1. Final Project, Part 3: Complimentary and Alternative Medicine 2. Chiropractic is the third largest independent health profession in the world, following conventional (allopathic) medicine and dentistry. The chiropractor’s scope of practice excludes surgery and the prescription of pharmaceuticals; its centerpiece is the manual adjustment or manipulation of the spine. Chiropractic would prove controversial from its inception. Spinal manipulation has been practiced for millen

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    Introduction To Holistic Medicine

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    Holistic 1 Introduction To Holistic Medicine Jose E. Sotomayor Holistic 2 Abstract “You can’t make the tree grow; all you can do is plant the seed and feed it ones in a whale.” (Dr. Jose Diaz). Alternative, Holistic, C o m p l e m e n t a r y; i s k n o w n b y d i f f e r e n t n a m e s i n t h e w e s t e r n m e d i c a l world, by the name used, it sets a standard of where the healthcare p r o f e s s i o n a l s t a n d s o n t h i s t yp e o f m e d i c i n e . T h i s p a p e r w i l l r e f e r t o i t a s Holistic and will inform the readers to become better patients and/or

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    279 words - 2 pages

    For something, let’s say a rabbit, to move from its own hole to another hole, it must first reach the midway point between the two rabbit holes. But to reach the point, it must first reach that quarter point. Unfortunately, to reach the quarter point, it must reach the point that is one-eighth the distance. But first, it must reach the point one-sixteenth the distance. And so on and so on. In short, a rabbit, or any other thing, must pass through an infinite number of points to go anywhere. Because some sliver of time is required to reach each of these points, a thing wou

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    Homeopathy Treatment Remedies And Alternatives

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    Homeopathy Treatment Remedies and Alternatives The goal of homeopathy treatment is to stimulate the body's ability to heal itself by giving very small doses of highly diluted substances that in larger doses would produce illness or symptoms, an approach referred to as "like cures like". This therapeutic method was developed by German physician Samuel Christian Hahnemann at the end of the 18th century, and has been adopted world wide as an alternative way in which to heal many disorders. Classical homeopathy remedies are guided by two principles; one is the principle of similars in wh

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    Analyzing Patient

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    Running head: TREAT OR TREATMENT: A QUALITATIVE STUDY Treat or Treatment: A Qualitative Study Analyzing Patients’ Use of Complementary and Abstract This qualitative study performed by Bishop, Yardley, and Lewith (1999) dealt with various levels of engagement by patients who used CAM (complementary and alternative medicine). Objective: Bishop et al. (1999) examined the growing use of CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) and their thoughts of this emerging form of medicine. Methods: Bishop et al. “We conducted semistructured interviews with 46 people who used CAM in southern

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    Topic: Health Title: Green Travel – Vietnamese Medical Quigong A. Vocabulary |No. |Word |Meaning | | |Medical qigong |Y khí công | | |Wellness |Gi? gìn s?c kh?e | | |Healing practice |Luy?n t?p ?i?u tr? | | |Qigong healing |Khí công c

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    Learn About the National Talent Search Tests It is always best to know as much as possible about the test before you take it. The National Talent Search Examination will be conducted for students studying at class VIII level. The examination consists of two tests namely the Mental Ability Test (MAT) and the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Each test consists of 90 multiple choice type questions. Each question has four alternatives marked 1,2,3 and 4. The candidate has to select one correct answer from the given alternatives and mark its number in the answersheet. Each correct answer carries one

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    Research Paper On Aromatheraphy

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    Alternative Medicine: Aromatherapy Outline Introduction This section explains the historical background of aromatherapy in ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome. It also highlights different applications of aromatherapy in these regions. Extraction and application of essential oils In this section, both the traditional and modern methods of extracting essential oils for aromatherapy are explained. The diffusion process of application is also described. Risks associated with aromatherapy including the risks of ingesting essential oils are highlighted. The application of CAM in western countr

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    Levels Of Processing

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    Describe and discuss the levels of processing model of memory. Explain how this model could be applied to the task of preparing for an examination (10 marks) The levels of processing model of memory suggests there are three different levels, each relating to a different depth of processing. The structural/shallow processing level says that we can understand something without paying much attention to it I.e was the word in capital letters? The phonetic level relates to a higher depth of processing where an individual has to judge whether a word relates to another I.e does this word rhyme wit

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    Language And Gender

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    ASSIGNMENT NO. 2 Essentials of Management Submitted To: Prof. Usman Umar Submitted By: Farzeen Bajwa Roll No: 10031920-101 Section : AV University Of Gujrat Decision-Making Process Quite literally, organizations operate by people making decisions. A manager plans, organizes, staffs, leads, and controls his team by executing decisions. The effectiveness and quality of those decisions determine how successful a manager will be. Decision making and problem solving are ongoing processes of evaluating situations or

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    Parson At Morgan Stanley

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    PARSON AT MORGAN STANLEY I. POINT OF VIEW: The case analyst takes the point of view of Mr. Paul Nasr. II. OBJECTIVE/S: The case analyst goal is to provide tactical action/s for Mr. Parson to have pleasant relationships between company employees and ensure implementation of ideal practices and procedures to protect company’s integrity. III. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM: Paul Nasr is under a dilemma on how to deal with Rob Parson, who is highly competent but has difficulty adopting the company culture, practices that cause conflicts with co-workers. IV. AREAS OF CONSIDERATION

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    Head Hunting

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    Headhunting refers to the approach of finding and attracting the best experienced person with the required skill set. Headhunting involves convincing the person to join your organization. Talent Acquisition Talent Acquisition is the targeted recruitment/aquistion of high performing sales people into a company from a competitor or similar type of organisation. Increasingly Companies requiring external recruitment or head hunting firms are now employing "Talent Acquisition" specialists whose job it is to identify, approach and recruit the top performing sales people from competitors. This role

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    Medicinal Plants

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    Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), also known as Indian ginseng, and as Indian Winter Cherry is an important ancient plant, the roots of which have been employed in Indian traditional systems of medicine, Ayurveda and Unani. * Ashwagandha is said to boost the immune system and provide energy and stamina, thereby reducing the chances of falling ill. This herb is often prescribed by herbal practitioners, for those with weak immune systems. * ashwagandha proves useful in treating drug withdrawal, some types of cancer (like, bone and breast cancer), tuberculosis, Parkinson's disease, e

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    Alternative Health

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    Alternative Health Natural, holistic, and herbs are all words that come to mind when one thinks of alternative health. This area of health care involves methods of treatment like acupuncture, reflexology, and homeopathy rather than traditional medicine. These therapeutic and preventive health care practices typically do not follow accepted medical methods. Because many of them do not have proven scientific explanations for their effectiveness, and the mainstream medical community tends to reject alternative health therapies. However, there are specialists out there who offer particular aspect

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    Bhs 414

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    BHS414 Cross Cultural Health Perspectives Module 1 CASE 3 December 2010 Holistic medicine or traditional healing has existed since the beginning of time and has evolved around religious beliefs and practices. These practices are not based on western beliefs and sciences; instead, they come from the tribe’s beliefs about how individuals fit into the earth and nature. Different Aspects that form the beliefs are the tribe, humanity, the earth, and the universe. Many healing traditions focus on harmony between and individual and these aspects ( Traditional healin

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    Assignments Pyc 2603 2005 2011

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    Previous Assignments – 2005 – 2011 PYC2603 – (PYC2038) ASSIGNMENT - 2005 Question 1 Complete the following sentence: The developmental process during adulthood is the result of a complex interaction between ..................... and ..................... . (a) the context within which a person lives and his or her personality (b) the age and gender of a person (c) genetic predisposition and environmental influences (d) biological maturation and learning by means of experience The correct answer is: (1) (a) & (c) (2) (b) & (d) (3) (a), (b), (c) & (d) Feedback on Question 1 All the alterna

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    The Mind Body Connection

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    The debate for philosophers and psychologists for centuries has been in regard to mind/body interactions. The two theories which contradict each other are monistic versus dualism. Dualism is the theory that there is a clear seperation between our mind and body. Dualism was defined as a religious or spiritual belief. The dualists state the mind has the ability to reason and the body can be compared to a machine. The dualists believe that this is the difference between humans and animals. Healing from an illness with this perspective can be limiting because it suggests that the mind seper

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    1. Holistic: -Meaning: Characterized by the treatment of the whole person, taking into account mental and social factors, rather than just the physical symptoms of a disease -Sentence: The doctor gave the patient holistic care. - Synonym: Full -Etymology: 1926, coined, along with holism, by Gen. J.C. Smuts (1870-1950), from Gk. holos "whole" (see safe (adj.)). In reference to the theory that regards nature as consisting of wholes. Holistic medicine is first attested 1960. Related: Holistically. 2. Draconian: -Meaning: (of laws or their application) Excessively harsh and sever

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    6 1 Explain How Individual Identity And Self Esteem Are Linked With Well Being

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    Unit 4222-207 Implement person centred approaches in health and social care. 6.1 Explain how individual identity and self esteem are linked with well-being. Everyone wants to be independent, confident, able, attractive, etc. If we make the residents feel comfortable, important and give them a proper care then it’s all linked with well-being. All the basic needs should be met in a certain way. Person who has a clear self-image (the way a person views themselves), robust identity(how a person sees, feels about and defines themselves) and positive self-estee

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