How I became a nurse


Daily Life, Way of Life


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To be a nurse you have to get educated for a few years. In The Netherlands, were I live, that’s 4 years of education either at full time at school or as an employee in a hospital with avery month 2 days of school. For me it was being an employee for 2 years in one hospital and another 3 years in a different hospital. In The Netherlands if you are an employee you have first to do a 9 month teaching program to learn the basics and after that you do several internships at different wards in the hospital you work for.

A beginner’s guide to British humour


Daily Life, Humour, Way of Life


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I found this blog on the internet and i think gives a good example of how humour is defined by geographics. Britain’s unique take on humor may seem baffling at first. Heavy on self-deprecation, almost undetectable sarcasm, and constant deadpan delivery, British humor can feel like a whole new language. But fear not, we’ve put together a beginner’s guide to understanding (and using!) it.

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Healing Humour


Humour


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‘Adaptation towards Life‘ and ‘Triumphs of Experience’ from psychiatrist George Vaillant are two books where researchers followed aproxiamly 300 man from their student time in the early 1940’s until their deaths. Most of these men have passed away and those who are still alive are in their 90’s.