Victim or Victor?

Do you have a fire escape plan? In fifth grade the fire lady used to come to our class and talk about fire safety. I'm sure she had a name other than fire lady, but that's who she was to me. She told us it was important to have a fire escape plan at home and to practice them. By having fire drills if the real event ever happened, we'd know exactly what to do because we would have prepared for it. Sports teams have drills and practice their skills so when they're in the stress of a game, they'll [...]

What are you holding onto?

What are you afraid of? Anything? I recently finished reading the Divergent trilogy and also saw the movie.  If you haven't read the books or seen the movie, the city is divided into five groups or factions. At age 16, people are allowed to choose their faction. The main character, Tris, chose Dauntless, which means: not to be intimidated, fearless, intrepid, bold, daring, brave, courageous." This faction was known to be fearless and bold. One of the training tools used with initiates into Dauntless was fear simulations, where the person must face their fears in order to learn to overcome them. [...]

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You Won’t Believe This and It Really Happened

What does a pimp look like? Where does he operate? How does he gain possession of a new girl? These are questions we all need to think about. The answers might surprise you. A lot of people still have the 1970s picture of a pimp in their mind. You know the one: 1. big hat 2. leisure suit 3.  jacked up car 4. dice hanging from the rear view mirror The only place you'll find a pimp like that now is in the movies. Today's pimp looks like the guy next door, and in fact, he might be. Where do [...]

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