How To Take A Massive Leap Forward In Your Writing Through One Simple Exercise

You will gain a new perspective on how the writer says things, how he deploys evidence and examples, and how his sentences are designed to introduce details or withhold them for later. One piece that I have personally used in this exercise was a complex, yet straightforward, obituary of the controversial writer and documentarian Heinrich Harrer , written by New York Times reporter Douglas Martin. Harrer, who died in 2006, was a complicated and disturbing figure. As a friend of the Dalai Lama’s and the author of the 1953 memoir Seven Years in Tibet , Harrer helped open the Western world to a realization of Tibet’s culture — and its endangerment under Chinese domination.
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Field hospital exercise in Madigan parking lot

Money, according to a new study reported by Psych Central on September 18 . You might assume that if someone has suffered a cardiac event or has an elevated risk of cardiovascular disease, the knowledge that exercise could help prevent future problems would be incentive enough. But mental motivation isn’t enough, according to the researchers conducting the study. “The time commitment and discomfort of exercise prevents many adults from starting regular exercise, said lead author and doctoral student Marc Mitchell. “Peoples actions tend to serve their immediate self-interest at the expense of long-term well-being.” Delayed gratification isn’t easy, and benefiting from exercise is a case in point.
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Financial incentives improve exercise commitment and effort: Study

18, 2013 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The medical teams are using it this week to practice their work in conditions they’ll see if deployed again to a combat zone or to a natural disaster. The field exercise was meant to benefit about 160 soldiers assigned to the 47th Combat Support Hospital. The unit is made up of surgeons, nurses and medical specialists who can deploy as a full-scale medical battalion or in smaller groups. Photo: The News Tribune, Lui Kit Wong Joint Base Lewis-McChord medics and nurses get training from Major… Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldiers will use the nearly 90,000 square feet of interconnected tents for sick call and minor surgeries on Wednesday, Sept.
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