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video 2017-05-19 12:40
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Mindfulness Training: Divergent Thinking or How to Practice Creative Thinking

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Mindfulness and Divergent Thinking
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Divergent thinking is essential for  and for what is creativity. It is the ability to see lots of possible ways to interpret a question and lots of possible answers to it.

It is a thought process used to generate creative ideas by exploring many possibilities. Instead of taking obvious steps and walking along a straight line, one looks at different aspects of the situation, creating different results.

 

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text SPOILER ALERT! 2017-05-15 23:57
Divergent - Veronica Roth

The main character of the divergent novel is named Beatrice Prior. She was born and raised in the Abnegation (selflessness) faction. But she’s always felt like she doesn’t fit in in that faction because she’s not as selfless as her mother, as kind as her brother, or as good of a citizen as her father. With the choosing ceremony coming up, she takes her test and finds out that she’s Divergent, meaning that she doesn’t fit neatly into one faction like society wants her to. Because she’s alway felt different, she decides to leave her family and transfers factions.

 

I don’t read as much as I used to, but I’ve read enough books to know that we usually like, or at least kind of like the main characters because we know every part of their story better than everyone else’s. The number one reason I like Beatrice Prior so much is that she’s self-sufficient. In lots of stories, the protagonist has to be saved time after time because they can’t save themselves. But in Divergent Tris can save herself, and she’s independent. She symbolizes woman empowerment, and she’s strong even when things seem hopeless.

 

Not only does she never give up, but she’s smart and strategic. She can come up with plans to get out of sticky situations and can carry them out. What’s so special about her is that she really would die for her friends and family. Her test results were partly Erudite, Dauntless, and Abnegation. Her bravery is constantly proven throughout the story. When she chooses to transfer to Dauntless, in her simulations, when she got on the train after being beaten so badly by Peter, and so many more times. Her knowledge is proven when she forms the plan to shut down the simulation, and in her test when she responds to the dog attacking the girl. She shows selflessness when she takes Al’s place in front of the throwing knives target.


Beatrice constantly surprises us, and usually in a good way. She’s a unique character, and it’s super interesting to read her story, and the way that everything was detailed and described made you feel like you were there with her, and you could clearly imagine what was happening. The character was created extremely well. It was a great story to read and would definitely recommend it.

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text 2017-05-12 17:17
Review on Divergent
Divergent - Veronica Roth

The best way to describe this book is a cliff hanger. This book had me on the edge of my seat. It honestly had me heart broken when the author killed off the parents. That part had me almost in tears.

I don't usually get interested in books, they really aren't my thing. This book has to be my favorite book ever. This book captured my attention, unlike any other. I liked being on the edge of my seat. I feel like I'm there in every scene. I really think the author did a really good job at describing the characters in little details here and there. She didn't just dump a whole lot of information about them in two or three paragraphs. She gave us little hints in every other chapter or so. So we'd love the characters even deeper. I really like the character Tris.

Tris is a very different breed of person. Well, she's divergent. She's an outsider. She isn't built like everyone else. She's her own person, she grew up as abnegation, but that isn't necessarily her thing. She's very independent. She's very close to herself. I'd say she isn't very close to anyone not even her own mother.She never feels like she belongs, but she loves to explore. If she could live in every faction, I would think she would.

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text 2017-05-09 15:51
Divergent - Veronica Roth

Before I read this book, I did not really like reading at all. In fact, I kind of hated it. Probably because I was never introduced to books I would like. But, this book, is the book that made me love reading. It was such a good book start my reading obsession. I loved the story and the characters. This book was quick paced which made it easy to follow. This book was the perfect combination of dystopian, adventure, and romance. If you love anything like that this book would be for you! I would definitely recommend this book to anyone!

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