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    Now is the time that face should form another, Whose fresh repair if now thou not renewest, Thou dost beguile the world, unbless some mother.”(Shakespeare 3) such introduction and word craftsmanship creates the visual parallel between both narratives and the reader, through the mentioning of a metaphorical mirror as well as the mentioning of self reflection. In The Yellow Wallpaper, the narrator whom through isolation from the outside and physical world, joins in a mental union with the wallpaper, is given the opportunity to free herself as well as manifesting the reflection the future generations of humanity. Bak describes and gives meaning to such setting, as the following “It is a room whose wallpaper reduces an artistic and articulate woman to a beast, stripped entirely of her sanity and humanity and left crawling on all-fours in circuits, or smooches, about the room.” (Bak 1), such wallpaper, revealing to Jane, the narrator the condition of all men and women, “Behind that outside pattern the dim shades get clearer every day. It is always the same shape, only very numerous. And it is like a woman stooping down and creeping about behind that pattern. I don’t like it one bit. I wonder- I began…

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    This narrative is a reflection on my development as a health care professional. I will ponder on the start of my mental health nursing programme, my fears and feelings on commencing my training. I will reflect on the skills I had when I began my study, the skills I have learnt since I started training and the skills I will need to learn to develop as a capable healthcare professional. I will include an action plan on how I should be able to acquire the skills I need to improve my learning…

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    Reflecting on an issue or situation is taking serious thought and consideration of what happened and how one could behave differently or respond differently. So simply, reflection is the ability to turn a negative into a positive. This is incredibly important in nursing practice as when we make a mistake, learn a different technique or a situation happens that we feel we could have handled better, reflection allows us to look back where we went wrong and how we could correct ourselves in the…

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    part be due to the belief that reflection and learning are intrinsically linked. Boud et al. (1985) summarise this link and write that “reflection is an important human activity in which people recapture their experience, think about it, mull it over and evaluate it. It is this working with experience that is important in learning”. I believe that the daily, weekly, and termly opportunities to implement change based on past experience that teaching offers is the reason that it lends itself so…

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    Reflection Paper Reflection presents the opportunity for an individual to consider how their personal experiences and observations have shaped their way of thinking and acceptance of new ideas or information. Additionally, having the ability to reflect upon personal and professional experiences provides insight into an individuals strengths and weaknesses and is necessary to sustain personal and professional improvement and growth. Though, there are a number of reflective practice techniques…

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    The Naikan Daily Reflection

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    Every day we go through our day causally not realizing all of the things that we should reflect on and take appreciation of. The Naikan daily reflection allows one to take time out of their day in order to review their day based on three questions that often seem basic,however, if one actually reflects onto the assignment, some will notice the number of things that we under appreciated. One of the questions that a person is to reflect on is what have I received in this day. The second question…

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    seemed that much fresher and my hairs stood on end as I gazed across the wonder of the lake. Any worries and doubts I had in my mind ceased to exist and thoughts of inexplicable beauty filled my mind. In my shelter of ferns and trees I glimpsed a world which dwarfs any human constructs. The pure unadulterated grandeur of nature stretched for miles ahead of me. After what seemed like a blissful eternity I reached for my camera to capture the moment and was immediately struck by an unexpected…

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    there and done that, although my most painful memory involves floundering about this way and that, desperately wondering when someone would love me enough to make me human in my own eyes. Now that I think of it I think my favorite reflection if my past was the day I learned to rest my identity in Jesus. I knew that day that I would never again yearn for approval of men…because I had chosen to accept the love of the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. I of course cannot say that that principle has…

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    SWB100 Orientation to Social Work and Human Services Self Reflection Name: Jake Kristensen Student Number: 10286624 Due Date: Tuesday 13th March 2018 Word Count: 829 The aim of this paper is to express my motivations for becoming a human services worker focussing on the educational and academic levels within the juvenile justice system. While simultaneously advocating for the LGBT community within the juvenile justice system and the wider community. Therefore, I have decided to complete a…

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    Introduction The purpose of this report is for me to develop critical awareness and self-reflection of core social welfare competencies experienced while volunteering with the Healthy Living for Seniors Program (HLSP). The HLSP is a UnitingCare community day program for people over the age of 65 years thus the field of practice is “aged care” (Chenoweth & McAuliffe 2012, p. 141). The program is designed to support the health and wellbeing of their clients through a focus on social participation,…

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