Art Therapy

There is a current school of thinking in psychotherapy and emotion management that claims you can release negative (or even positive) feelings and facilitate therapy through art. Any kind of medium is good enough; visual arts, photography, painting or sketches, written forms, poetry, and prose, or music. It promotes calm and quiet and even helps…

Writing Prompts: 2

If you could invite five people to a dinner party, who would they be? What is each guest like? (Any guest, living, dead, historical, fictitious)

Writing Prompts: 1

You have enough money to purchase either a house or a business. Which would you choose to buy? Give specific reasons to explain your choice.

Infinite Tales: Story 1

Infinite Tales is a gamified story series open to anyone willing to participate. One of our authors will be posting a sentence, and whoever wants to, can post its continuation in the comments section. Each comment can be up to three lines long and must take into account what has already been typed. This way,…

Poll: Around town

Where did you use to go before the outbreak? Do you still go anywhere? If you can’t find your place of preference, choose “other” and comment below!

Teachers’ Day

October the fifth has been designated as a day to celebrate teachers and their work around the world. Get up the Nerve, as a students online magazine would like to show appreciation to all those teachers whose work is and has been an inspiration for our growth and making better our communities. In that spirit,…

Up to the Readers

We all have people whom we love and enjoy spending time with. Our friends who some people consider to be the family that we chose. This time we would like our readers to submit pieces of writing about the people they believe to be their best friends. Let us know why they are special, what…

Submission Time

Let’s get to know each other a bit more. Challenges and questions are up. Answer the following questions in the comment section. Which area do you live in? What is the name of your two best friends? What is your favourite colour? Which colour do you like least? Which is your favourite game, book and…

International Women’s Day

Today is the International Women’s Day and all around the world people fighting against sexism, discrimination and gender bias are celebrating and remembering. We remember all the great women who have fought for equality. We remember heroines and scientists, artists and politicians, all women who have decided to act on the right to have dreams….

Writing Challenge: Favourite Places

From now on, our magazine will be hosting writing challenges for both our authors and our readers. Readers can submit their texts on the comment section of each respective Writing Challenge, while writers may create their own posts about them. The first challenge we present you with, is about favourite places to hang out with…

The Invention of Basketball

  By Normand Laplante December 21, 2016 marks the 125th anniversary of the invention of basketball by Canadian James Naismith and of the first game ever played. In the fall of 1891, Naismith was studying to become a YMCA physical education instructor at the International YMCA Training Institute in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was given the…