Announcing the 2016 Women in Science Summit

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To help mentor rising young scientists through the challenges that women in science careers face, the California Academy of Sciences is holding the 2016 Women in Science Summit on January 28, 2016. 2016 Women in Science Summit.

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2016—Year of the Cat?

The Alien Next Door

Rustum offered the older man the hospitality of his tent and, as they sat outside under the stars, enjoying the warmth of a fire, the magician asked Rustum what he wished for as a gift in repayment for saving the man’s life. “ Do I contradict myself? Very well, I contradict myself.

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Clare M’s 2016 Year List

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We started our birding year at home in the garden and then headed for the last remaining water in the ephemeral lakes and returned to town across the open plains to visit the shores of Roebuck Bay to add the majority of our local shorebirds to the 2016 Year List. It is all about enjoying life and you won’t find me on social media! I may not even have phone reception for some days during the year, such is life in remote Australia! Birding 2016 listing year list

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A Brief Guide to Birding Costa Rica in 2016

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The owners have been faithfully feeding the birds and welcoming birders for years, and it’s only going to get better in 2016. Say “Pura Vida” a lot : It means “pure life” and locals say it for everything from “thank you” to “goodbye”, and when seeing a life bird. Are you headed to Costa Rica this year?

The Love of your Life only comes after the Mistake of your Life.

Elephant Journal

And that’s the thing about the love of our life it may not end up being who.

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My Top Ten Birds of 2016

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The year 2016 has been a pretty good year. A continental-level rarity that happened to show up in Key West just before I was scheduled to visit for the first time in my life? Here’s hoping your 2016 was as full of great birds as mine was. Birding 2016 Top 10

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Life in the Dark: Never-Before-Photographed Sea and Cave Creatures

Nature Conservancy - Science

These often-fantastical creatures are the subject of Danté Fenolio’s magnificent Life in the Dark: Illuminating Biodiversity in the Shadowy Haunts of Planet Earth (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016). Marveled at the magnificent diversity of life on earth.

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My Marriage had to End—for my Life to Begin.

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Inspiring (Wow) Love & Relationships Non New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Divorce growth life after divorce love marriage relationships removing blocks stagnant lifeI never wanted to be a divorcee—or worse a single parent. So I dragged my heels as my marriage petered out.

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Smart Disruption, Unconscious Bias, & Beyond the Ivory Tower: Dispatches from the 2016 Women in Science Summit

Nature Conservancy - Science

Last month, Tallis co-hosted the 2016 Women in Science Summit at the California Academy of Sciences along with Meg Lowman of the California Academy of Sciences and Rita Mehta of the University of California, Santa Cruz. The Elephant in the Room: Work-life Balance.

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7 Hardcore Life Lessons Travel Teaches Faster.

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Adventure Arts & Culture Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Funny Inspiring (Wow) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) fearless learning from experience life-lessons solo female traveler travel advice travel hacksTravel is a relentless teacher.

10 Countries, 10 Top Birds in 2016

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The issue arose when I went to log the species in eBird (increasingly the birding bane of my life). Birding 2016 Top TenWell, that year was something else.

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Why Life is Not a Journey. {Powerful Video}

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Life is Precious & Fleeting.

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It’s our toolbox of what we do and what we know will help us to rise to the occasion each morning when we’re not feeling like enough—when we’re feeling that human life itself is simultaneously precious and punitive.

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A Surprising Look at Crow Family Life

Nature Conservancy - Science

This type of family life may not happen among all crow species or in all places. An intimate look at crow family life. No matter where you live, there’s a good chance there is a crow nearby. What you might not notice is the family drama going on all around you.

The Mindful Life Illustrated: Facing our Anger.

Elephant Journal

Am I a person who doesn’t have anger in me? Or do I just not face real situations where I could be brought to anger?

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Stop Listening to all the Ads & Watch Your Life Improve.

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) ads change happiness less stuff life material possessions media Stop Listening to all the Ads Watch Your Life ImproveWe need less physical things in our lives. Less stuff in our houses and garages. We need to fill our hearts with more gratitude for the intangible possessions that are all around us.

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The Mindful Life Illustrated: Staying Steady through the Uncertainty of Change.

Elephant Journal

I seem to shake. Not so much physically, although there is some of that, but most of the shaking feels like it is happening inside of me.

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17 Tips to Transform your Work Life.

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Whether you are looking for meaning, more money or a new job altogether, Crystal Marsh has got the career advice for you. As a millennial career coach, s. Enlightened Society Right Livelihood Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

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Life Lessons From Lunching with A 5-Year-Old.

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Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food For Children Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Z ADMIN Family Featured Today child childless adults guide to kids cope when your friends have kids having lunch with kids how to talk to a 5 year old life-lessons parenting wisdomFor some childless adults like me, the thought of spending a Saturday afternoon with friends with young children can be horrifying.

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Britain’s Birds: An Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland–A Book Review

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WildGuides, Princeton University Press, summer 2016. British birders are very serious about birding and their birds. This is a very good thing; it means they publish a lot of books about birds (probably more at this point than U.S.

The Mindful Life Illustrated: A Reminder for Those who Feel Ordinary.

Elephant Journal

Each life is a commonplace miracle, but a miracle nonetheless.

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Eight Clear steps to Achieve Work-Life Balance.

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Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood boundaries burnout look forward to something priorities self-care take a break time management work-life balanceStudies show that the most productive employees are usually the ones leading the most balanced lives.

The Mindful Life Illustrated: Gratitude is More than Being Grateful for Things.

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We cannot only be grateful for the things which we feel give us something good in return.

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Loving & Leaving: The Shelf Life of a Good Thing.

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Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Z ADMIN Love Featured Today breaking up dating Divorce impermanence marriage relationships shelf lifeOne day I woke up and for no apparent reason, I knew that it was time. The catalyst had not been a hateful argument, some deceitful betrayal or some.

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The Smell of Napalm in the Morning

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The Beljarica floodplain is a life jacket of Belgrade, capable of absorbing large amount of floodwaters and slowing down the current. In the August 2016, this newly planned harbour development inside the most valuable 870 ha of the proposed reserve was announced.

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9 Ways Laughter Can Lead Us to Our Best Life.

Elephant Journal

My journey began because I took myself, life and all its hardships far too seriously. One day I stepped into the Manhattan office of Dr. Alex Eingorn’s and my life changed forever. I am a Laughter Meditation teacher. I found myself experiencing digestive issues that modern medicine could not solve. I became a lifelong […].

Donald Trump is Coming to My City and I’m Not Invited.

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I was catching up on the news last night—and by that I mean that I was idly scrolling through Facebook while I was avoiding other important things in my life—when I came across an article that started my stomach on all sorts of. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today america election 2016 equal rights fundraising Presidential Nominee republican trump

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Spring Cleaning Beyond the Closet: 6 Ways to Clear Out our “Life” Junk.

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness clean eating emotional clearing emotional junk exercise health life hack meditation ZenWhat about the emotional junk drawer that’s been overflowing for some time now?

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4 Simple Suggestions from a Buddhist Teacher on Living a Full Life Even When your World Falls Apart.

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Dropping these 5 Beliefs Right Now might Change your Life.

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Our beliefs come from the ideas, actions, and dynamics of our families and society. They are subliminally programmed through the actions of.

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Quirky Therapies for a Healed Life.

Elephant Journal

Without an accessible fast-forward button, I reignited my quest for healing. And for the first time, I practiced what I have preached as a facilitator for wellness.

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Sometimes Water is Thicker Than Blood: The Day that Changed my Life.

Elephant Journal

My daughter had started dating a young man, who’s ex-girlfriend had recently had a baby girl, making him a father. My daughter had asked me several times if they could bring the baby over to meet me.

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The Mindful Life Illustrated: How I Express My Gratitude for Life.

Elephant Journal

This is how we can say thank you to the unknown force at the centre of all this.

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6 Life Lessons I learned by Writing a Book.

Elephant Journal

Arts Literary Journal Non New-Agey Spirituality 6 Lessons author life-lessons write a book writer writing writing a book writing is like lifeIt’s on most people's bucket lists—everyone has a book inside them, waiting to be written. It’s such a big task though, where do we start? That’s why so many great books just stay inside people’s heads, unwritten.

Conversations in a Magic Shop: The Trick to Living a Life of Meaning. {Video}

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11 Books That Changed My Life.

Elephant Journal

These books opened up worlds to me that I didn’t know existed. Eyes may be windows into the soul—but so are books. Arts & Culture Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Inspiring (Wow) Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today best books. quotes reading transformation writing

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A 70-Year Harvard Study on Men Concludes this One Thing.

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Inspiring (Wow) Love & Relationships Writer's Contest June 1-14 cause of stress fulfilling life happiness Harvard study human behavior study relationshipsThis study is considered the most comprehensive study on human behavior ever done. Guess the one thing they learned.

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Why I Gave Up the Hustle to Save My Life.

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A year ago I left my cushy six-figure income, my “dream job” with the fancy title and a 13-year corporate career to save my own life. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Writer's Contest June 1-14 Z ADMIN Work Featured Today hustle life purpose rest self-care soul work well-being

The Mindful Life Illustrated: Why Black Lives Matter Because All Lives Matter.

Elephant Journal

All life is worth standing up for worth using our own lives as flags in the protest.

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I got Fired & it was the Best Day of my Life.

Elephant Journal

Most of us dread hearing our boss say, “Sorry, but we need to let you go.” For me it was a day of celebration and one that. Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood art of non-attachment art of surrender career freedom entrepreneur higher power live your dreams prayer realize your vision self-made woman talking to God trust the universe work for yourself you're fired

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