MN Writes Reads

Health/Healing

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Tapping Into Human Potential

It’s all socially constructed, so you have equal amounts of compassion for the person who’s being battered and the person who’s battering. You’ll never end oppression with oppression.

  • 11/26/2019
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Perseverance for Veterans

Elaine Wynne, the founder and president of the Veteran Resilience Project (VRP), almost gave up on the project in 2011.

  • 11/26/2019
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Change at Turtle Bay

Walking is my therapy. I walk alone with no music or cell phone. I follow the same path that links

  • 11/26/2019
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Lessons From Dying

I should have known that babies died, but in 2005, I did not. I remember the nurse’s face when she

  • 10/27/2019
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Healthy Self, Healthy Planet

Nursing and Climate Change

  • 09/25/2019
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What I Learned About Restoration

“Restorative justice,” the social worker said, “allows those who commit crimes to meet with the victims to talk about what happened and how to repair the harm.”

  • 09/23/2019
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Existential Dread

Picture a 22-year-old recent college graduate sitting in her room, drinking from her sustainable water bottle, eating her fair-trade, organic

  • 08/24/2019
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Plant-Based

Allison Austin grew up in a rural environment near Dayton, Minnesota. As a 7-year-old, she spent hours crushing herbs and

  • 08/01/2019
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The Cycle of Our Justice

“A Nation is not conquered until the hearts of its women are on the ground.” — Cheyenne proverb  Shakopee Women’s Prison

  • 07/01/2019
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Intentional Dying

While most of us would prefer to die at home surrounded by loved ones, most of us will die in

  • 04/01/2019