globalist Are human brains hardwired to recognize some groups of people as friends and others as enemies? The concept of tribalism dates back hundreds of centuries, evolving from violent warfare to aggressive sports. Humans exhibit an innate need to relate and group, subsequently leading to issues of both minor subconscious and major conscious prejudice.
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Logo Everything Doesn't Happen for a Reason An essay on the importance of grieving and avoidance of "platitudes cloaked as sophistication" from "The Adversity Within" - a blog dedicated to examining the topic of resilience in the face of adversity
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CH4 Sex on Wheels BBC documentary on the sex lives of four people with disabilities from the newly disabled who is struggling to regain his previous sexuality to a virgin whose family is helping him hire an escort.
Contributor: chucklesnSeptember 28, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / /
Washington-Post Amputations and genital injuries increase sharply among soldiers in Afghanistan Article discussing the rising number of combat wounded returning from war zones with injuries to the genitals and perineum in 2012, in the height of the surge. The author specifically focuses on the drastic increase in the number of these injuries and what this has meant for both healthcare workers and mental and sexual health providers in the military, as well as for wounded warriors and their spouses.
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SalonDotCom Our Successful Open Marriage Sierra Black describes the benefits and the struggles inherent to a polyamorous relationship, including trust and honesty as well as having children.
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th Sex Talk Still Stigmatized in the Doctor’s Office Article describes why many patients hesitate to bring up sex and sexual dysfunction in the doctors office, and why many doctors are uncomfortable broaching the topic. Author recommends that patients should not feel uncomfortable raising the topic with physicians if they have a question or concern.
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Rolling-Stone-Logo The Forsaken Recounts several stories of LGBT youths losing the support of their families after coming out to them. Describes the epidemic of homeless LGBT youth in the United States today, and the unique struggle this population faces both in terms of losing the support of their families and unique difficulties they face as homeless youth.
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logo Characteristics of physicians who report frustration with patients Personal and practice characteristics of physicians who report high frustration with patients differ from those of other physicians. Understanding factors contributing to physician frustration with patients may allow us to improve the quality of patient-physician relationships.
Contributor: chucklesnSeptember 20, 2015Topics: / /
TED Compassion Fatigue TED Talk Goleman Daniel Goleman, psychologist and award-winning author of Emotional Intelligence and other books on EI, challenges traditional measures of intelligence as a predictor of life success.
Contributor: Kimberly HickeyAugust 10, 2015Topics: / Keywords: /