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The feeling of emotions and sensations, as opposed to thinking; involvement in what is happening rather than abstract reflection on an event or interpersonal encounter.
[L. experientia, fr. experior, to try]


Decision-making The set of skills acquired through the repeated performance of a particular activity or operation, which in turn, implies competence in performing the task of interest


The feeling of emotions and sensations, as opposed to thinking; involvement in what is happening rather than abstract reflection on an event or interpersonal encounter.
[L. experientia, fr. experior, to try]


1. To encounter something personally or undergo an event.
2. The knowledge or wisdom obtained from one's own observations.

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Q. Has anyone have any experience with this? I’m 15 years old male and having acid reflux. I have tried lot of meds but nothing is effective and I did not get any remedy. I came across something which says Chinese herbalists can help or even cure it. Has anyone have any experience with this? If you think it is a good idea? Please answer and I will be really grateful!

A. hey, waylon. if you want to try chinese medicine, go for it, as long as you understand clearly how does that medication treat you.
in acid reflux condition, some notes you need to remember are:
- you need to eat regularly
- you need to reduce your stress
- avoid some foods like: acid foods, coffee, spicy foods

and maybe you can try -if you want- consume daily yogurt with apple cider vinegar. apple cider vinegar is believed to be able to help gastric problem.

Q. Can anyone here share with me your experiences….? hey, hi to all…..Very recently I came to know about amniocentesis. With this we can see the baby`s gender..Can anyone here share with me your experiences….?

A. No my dear amniocentesis is not used to find baby`s gender rather its ultrasound for it. Amniocentesis is used to detect any genetic problems such as Down’s syndrome or any other chromosomal abnormalities but not gender of the child. Even infection of the amniotic fluid is checked during amniocentesis. They are also used to check the maturity of the baby`s lungs. Yes it is done under the guidance of an ultrasound. If anyone wants to check for gender they have to go for an ultrasound.

Q. Could anyone share your experience here? your attention here please…..One of my friend is pregnant and after a long and multiple diagnosis she has been confirmed positive for breast cancer. She is badly depressed and is much worried about the child and the effect it will have during pre/post birth. She wants the child to be healthy and normal. Could anyone share your experience here?

A. A) It shows the love and affection the mother has towards the expectant baby. It is good that her breast cancer is diagnosed because it is difficult when one is pregnant. Breast cancer will not harm baby at all, what harms the baby are some of the treatments for breast cancer - and these depend on how advanced the cancer may be. If at early stage her lump will be removed or have surgery for the affected area. The chemotherapy treatment or the medications will be carried after your 1st trimester. This will reduce the harm a baby can get. On advanced stages of cancer, due to radiation treatment and chemotherapy involved with surgery makes the situation tough and makes the survival difficult for mother and baby or even both. So it depends on the stage of your cancer, which you must ask the treating doctor. In early stage of cancer the survival of both mother and baby is possible.Better check her cancer stage. I wish her speedy recovery and safe delivery.

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What's more, some of these participants reported long-lasting positive effects of their experiences.
Since nurse managed health centers have established relationships with the community in which they serve, a nursing center model is a perfect fit for CSL experiences.
When a person experiences God they are drawn to offer prayers of praise and thanksgiving.
The sailors are encouraged to talk to the scientists about their experiences, the ship, its equipment, and its performance--the point being that an understanding of naval operations, the shipboard environment, and the employment of their systems will enhance the scientists' ability to produce better products for the fleet.
Many flow experiences (45 percent) occurred while playing in an ensemble.
But when we have experiences, we bring that otherness "in here"--that is, into our linguistic or conceptual schemes.
The Sexual Experiences Survey, a commonly used instrument, measured sexual violence and unwanted sexual experiences in the past 12 months and over participants' lifetimes; women were classified as having experienced no victimization, unwanted sexual contact (touching or kissing without permission), rape or attempted rape (using force, alcohol, drugs or position of power), or verbal sexual coercion (being talked or pressured into unwanted sexual intercourse).
BMW's programs include overnight driving experiences for women that are taught by professional female drivers.
The student should receive varied Internship experiences ranging from leadership to program development to exposure and to higher-level supervisory responsibilities.
Studies have not, for example, explored whether those with and without teaching experience have qualitatively different pre-professional experiences and also differing needs, concerns, and self-perceived gaps in knowledge.
For many years, within the simulation and computer-gaming industry, researchers have placed a heavy emphasis on accurately modeling the characteristics of equipment and providing a high degree of realism in computer graphics, sound, and other sensory experiences.
The late George Sheehan, a middle-aged New Jersey cardiologist-turned-marathon-runner, documented his mystical experiences in the 1978 bestseller Running & Being (Second Wind II):"There on a country road, moving at eight miles an hour, I discover the total universe, the natural and the supernatural that wise men speculate about.