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Saturday, November 05, 2005

The Heroine's Journey Versus the Hero's Journey

People often mistakenly believe that the Heroine’s Journey (or the Anti-Hero’s Journey) is separate and distinct from the Hero’s Journey. This is incorrect. The Hero’s Journey is about transition (The Road of Trials), illumination (Apotheosis), movement from one conscious state to another, challenge and so forth – these are not gender specific.

A good example to illustrate this point is a deconstruction of Million Dollar Baby – Academy Award Winner (2004). There are, in fact, two heroes in this story (Maggie and Frankie). In this story Maggie’s outer challenge is to become a professional boxer and win the Title, her inner challenge is to overcome her White Trash background and her romantic challenge is encompassed in her interaction and relationship with Frankie.

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How Would You Like to Look Sexy During Pregnancy on Your Photos

What is the most unforgettable moment of your life? Is pregnancy one of the things you could not forget? Most people feel so, and to keep it memorized they made some kind of scrapping book photos of pregnancy. They just don’t want to spend their nine months pregnancy time without taking photos.

Memorize everything through pictures or photos during pregnancy time are really a wonderful moment. Once you deliver your baby, your body will be going back to its normal size, and you will miss your big belly. Therefore, make picture of yourself during pregnancy is so exciting. You will be surprised that you have so wonderful body when pregnant.

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Stretch Marks: Prevention and Treatment During Pregnancy

More than half of all pregnant women will develop stretch marks during their pregnancy. Otherwise known as striae gravidarum, stretch marks look like streaks on the surface of the skin, and may be vary in color depending on your natural skin color. Most lighter skinned women develop pinkish stretch marks, whereas darker skinned women tend to have stretch marks that are lighter than the surrounding skin.

Most women develop stretch marks on their abdomen during pregnancy, however it is also common to get stretch marks on the buttocks, hips, breasts and thighs. In some cases up to 90 percent of women have stretch marks on some part of their body as a result of pregnancy.

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