Collaborative List – January 2019

10,000 Birds

The first sharer of 2019 was Clare who narrowly beat Duncan by 5 hours. The Life List has got off to a flyer this year, swelling as it has to 3573 (+6) and passing the 4000 complete checklist mark. 03 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 17 Jan 2019. 03 Jan 2019.

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Building a Shelf of Failure in 2019

Elephant Journal

Wanna know my advice for 2019? Flip your life upside down like the Monopoly board that it is. Let the game pieces fly in every which direction and land in hard to reach places. Throw all of your money into the garbage disposal. Hand people the tools they need to take advantage of you. Sign […].

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2019 Eclipses: Astrology and Predictions. By Debra Silverman

Elephant Journal

Before we get to how Astrology can help in your life, let’s look at how Astrology […]. Astrology predicts—or so they say. Prediction is only one of Astrology’s functions.

2019 87

How Mindfulness Saved My Life

Elephant Journal

On January 7, 2019 I was assaulted. I took at least 15 blows to my head by a man I have known for nearly 15 years. Nope, we never dated. In fact, we have never even so much as flirted. It was not domestic. He had a psychotic break and I just […].

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The Mountfield MC48Li 48V.a revolution in home woodcutting

Green (Living) Review

– PRESS RELEASE – With over 50 years of life at the top as the UK's lawn mower and gardening tool manufacturers, MOUNTFIELD have excelled in providing new and innovative cordless products.

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Join Waylon Lewis for a Free Training: How to Write a Book in 2019.

Elephant Journal

Join Waylon Lewis for a Free Training: How to Write, Publish, & Sell the Hell out of a Book in 2019 (eco-responsibly). “It takes bravery to live a life you love. Register for a free, live training with Waylon Lewis—Editor-in-Chief of Elephant Journal and author of Things I would like to do with You. To do work you care […]. Blog Featured Events Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis

2019 67

Life Without my Best Friend

Elephant Journal

I gaze into the backyard and wonder where you’d be. Rolling in the dirt I’m sure, tongue out to catch the breeze. Legs reaching for the sky, you’d turn your head to check, a big grin on your face, making sure I hadn’t left.

2019 87

How to bird by kayak

10,000 Birds

Like in life, there is no middle ground. I started to bird from a kayak. Paddling around the Veliko Ratno Island Reserve in almost downtown Belgrade was such a liberating experience of getting close to nature while not having to travel far or invest much. My kayak club had boats for novices and after some rounded, white water banana hull that was recommended to me for its stability, I opted for a straighter, touring v-shaped hull that tracks well inside a river current.

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Breathing Into Anxiety (How Breathwork Saved My Life)

Elephant Journal

It was a beautiful spring day. I was sitting in my good friend’s kitchen, watching her bake. She was stirring up pound cake batter in her Kitchen Aid mixer, sharing that it was something she made once a week for her family to enjoy.

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A New Year Begins! But First–A Celebration of My 2018 Top Ten Birds

10,000 Birds

Life Bird! I viewed this Life Bird on my New Jersey Audubon North Dakota trip; it was not an easy bird to find, and a challenging one to photograph. Happy New Year, 10,000 Birds readers and writers, listers and photographers, friends and fellow travelers near and far!

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The ABA’s 50th Anniversary and Information: From Scarce to Abundant

10,000 Birds

Managed by the Cornell Lab, eBird tracks a user’s life life, as well as lists for regions, countries, states, counties, and the ABA Area.

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The top-5 birds of 2018

10,000 Birds

Back to 2019, January is the height of wildfowling and gulling season and I cannot wait to start searching… As Arthur Conan Doyle wrote in 1912, “I’m like an old golf-ball–I’ve had all the white paint knocked off me long ago.

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Getting through Life as Highly Sensitive People without Putting Out our Flame.

Elephant Journal

Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) elephant magazine emotional empath highly sensitive person HSP intense emotion life advice mental health self-care

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Resolutions, 2019

Elephant Journal

Resolutions, 2019 Whereas, the wind of seasons will there to blow sweetness and sourness of life but chances to inhale toxins of reveald truths and exhale clemency fragrance, must be fetched. Resolutions for forgiveness and absolution to misunderstandings of folks. Resolutions for generosity to kins for their shortcomings. Resolutions for lending services to neighbours […].

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These 4 Questions Will Help You Live Your Most Joyful And Authentic Life.

Elephant Journal

“Am I making the most of my life? So many times in my life, I’ve asked myself these questions. Or am I just going through the motions, each day passing by in an uneventful blur? Is this really all there is?”

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8 Reminders for how to be a Real Ass, Heart-on-your-Sleeve Human in 2019.

Elephant Journal

I don’t know about anyone else, but in my life, 2018 was one hell of a year. Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood 2018 2019 breakup feel inspired human being real ass reminders traumas trusting people

2019 112

Circular Electronics Day aims to extend the lifespan of electronics

Green (Living) Review

By prolonging product life, individuals and organizations can contribute to a more sustainable future. By erasing old data, refurbishing and upgrading it, you can give it a longer life.

2019 163

13 Reasons Why You Should Start Doing Yoga in 2019!

Elephant Journal

Come on’ give a new start to your life. Happy New Year! So, how you welcome the new year; New Year means new energy, new happiness, new start and so. Is there is something new you had undertaken? Not a good option! Had you taken any resolution? Again No! Oh god! Take […].

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The Social Experiment that makes Life just a little bit Lovelier.

Elephant Journal

I charged out of Battlestar Cancerlactica and, after a few years of being a “sick person,” I finally got to the point where I felt like a “well person.” Ta-da! The world was suddenly my oyster.

2019 97

Aging is Living; One Precious and Wild Life

Elephant Journal

Is your Facebook feed full of advertisements promising miracle products that will stop aging in its tracks? Mine is. I wonder if these ads are targeting all women, or just middle-aged women like me. Either way, a little while back I went down the rabbit hole clicking away at the various ads until I clicked […].

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How Walking my Dog Changed my Life

Elephant Journal

I never really believed in New Years resolutions. I always felt like people made them, but never really stuck to it. I didn’t want to be one of those people. So, I simply made a list of goals I would reach at some point. Last year, I decided I would check a few boxes off. […].

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My 2019 Manifesto

Elephant Journal

In 2019, which will be my 36th year on this Planet Earth, I will actualize myself. This doctrine is meant to apply to all facets of my life—friendships, dating, free time, work-wise, social life, family, and health—in order to better achieve […]. I am committing to undoing previously damaging patterns and charting a new path forward.

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7 positive morning rituals to do before 7 AM for enhancing quality of your life

Elephant Journal

What you do in first couple of hours after you wake up in the morning is a firm indicator of not only the quality of the day you’re going to have but by extension, the quality of your entire life.

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When Life comes at you Hard, this is how to Embody the Courage of a Warrior.

Elephant Journal

We breathe together, we move together, and we flow. Something continually wells up, crescendos, and spills over. We are in the pose, then not in the pose. Each builds into and onto the next. We pay.

2019 87

Making Fear your Copilot, Not the Captain of your Life.

Elephant Journal

It’s crazy how fear can pervade everything—where you live, your career choice, who your friends are, and what you do with your life. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Adventure Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood Travel awareness change confidence elephant magazine fear independence letting go life life plans self discovery women

2019 70

4 Enduring Life Lessons from a Dearly Departed Friend & Healer.

Elephant Journal

Editor's Picks Love Non New-Agey Spirituality death elephant magazine energy healing finding balance friendship grief letting go life-lessons lightworker loss self love Tarot card wanderlustI had several energy healing sessions with this special woman over the past few years. Her work was quiet and subtle. It shifted things in me profoundly and helped me in ways I still don't fully understand, yet. After each.

2019 63

What my Bad-Ass Cat taught me about Real Self-Love.

Elephant Journal

Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Animal Rights Elephant Academy Family Health & Wellness acceptance adopt a pet Cats elephant magazine exercise family healthy eating life-lessons maitri self love self-careI have a cat, Aspen, that's been with me for eight years.

2019 87

We are All Beggars in This Thing Called Life.

Elephant Journal

Life had repeatedly beaten the life out of him. Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Equal Rights Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood awareness change compassion elephant magazine healing life politicsAnd whatever had happened the last time—he didn't know how to recover from.

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A birder’s guide to surviving Brexit

10,000 Birds

A Chestnut-eared Aracari (it’s been a while since I last had the red crayon out) was seen from the Argentine Iguaçu gridwalk, while a Black-tailed Tityra was the Brazilian contribution to my life list. So we had a referendum. It was a simple “Yes” or “No.”

2019 141

Cannabis oil as CBD offers an elixir for life and pain relief

Green Prophet

Anyone who has ever had the unlucky experience of seeing a loved one suffer from pain knows and understands just how few tools are available to doctors for pain management. The best solutions, and. about the only ones that work for pain management in cancer patients are morphine based.

2019 99

5 Ways CBD can Help you Live your Best Life. {Partner}

Elephant Journal

No matter what your personal goal or focus is right now, CBD could help you live your full potential. Here are just a few ideas: Conscious Consumerism Featured Events Green Health & Wellness cannabidiol CBD Farm Bill Green Roads hemp new year's resolutions

2019 100

We know what Yoga does for your Body—but this is what it does for your Life.

Elephant Journal

Yoga has changed my life. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Health & Wellness Yoga body image changed my life elephant academy elephant magazine practice practicing in India stress response teaching yoga yoga familyI know this phrase is a bit of a cliché. But for me, it is true.

2019 70

Econ 101ism and Environmental Economics

Environmental Economics

  Specifically, environmental economists often feel that it's their primary mission in life to convince as many people as possible in the virtues of Pigouvian pricing relative to any other environmental policy.  I just finished reading a great book that substantially changed how I think about economics - " Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality " by James Kwak. 

2019 136

New day, new Life!

Elephant Journal

I don’t like to waste too much time and energy reevaluating my life in the past. To everything and everyone I lost or left behind, thank you for setting me free! To everything and everyone I have, you are Love in my Heart!

2019 65

A poem to remind us of the magic of life.

Elephant Journal

The magic of life. I remember now. The magic of you and true. Keeping true to what you knew was due. I love the unlimited opportunities that flow through the motivated wind at night. With somewhere to go, yet nowhere to be. No obligations, yet no room for patience.

2019 87

My Life as a Unicorn and My Path to Self Awareness

Elephant Journal

My name is Anastasia and I am a self-proclaimed jew-menian unicorn. Basically I’m half Jewish / half Russian Armenian. I threw in the unicorn reference for good measure. My journey to the path of enlightenment began about seven years ago.

2019 78

Perfectionism in Life: Advantage or Disadvantage

Elephant Journal

The aim of perfection is often confused as direct link to success. More often than not, both has no direct correlation. Perhaps, as a result of persistence – but never because of perfectionism. When do conscientiousness becomes helpful and when does it become a threat?

2019 56

3 Powerful Practices for Healing the Broken Child inside Us.

Elephant Journal

I was reliving my childhood, playing the role of my mother and seeking out a man with the traits of my father.

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Collaborative list – December 2018

10,000 Birds

Best wishes to you all for 2019, keep safe and keep birding. So what do you want first? The numbers? The accolades? The lifers? December’s collaborative results also summarises the year’s efforts, so this is December 2018 and the rest of 2018 all rolled into one sentence.

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What I learned from sitting down and writing about my life.

Elephant Journal

In my computer sits fifty neatly typed, edited and formatted pages of what was supposed to be my debut memoir manuscript. I’ve spent countless hours planning, penning, and revising it. In writing each page I have been transported back to times and places that were simpler some in which I wish I still lived. I’ve […].

2019 67

The Big Box of Astrology for 2019: Change is Coming Your Way.

Elephant Journal

Arts Astrology 2019 horoscope astrology change elephant magazine horoscope life mercury relationships rising sign star signs super moon UranusSome of us moved mountains this year, while others were left in a state of being paralyzed because things got too overwhelming. No matter our personal story, most people that I have talked to felt like 2018 was an overly emotional and angry hurricane.

2019 82

10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags

Greentumble

Using these non-renewable resources to make plastic bags is very short-sighted, considering that the typical useful life of each plastic bag is about 12 minutes and that the world’s oil reserves contain enough oil to cover our needs through 2050 , as the U.S.

2019 87

The One Thing we Should be doing to Avoid all that Unnecessary Drama in our Life.

Elephant Journal

It’s a simple question that can shift the landscape of our life. “What did you mean by that?” Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality anger assume assume the worst assumption communication elephant magazine humanness hurt irritation to be flawed to be human triggers us we mess up

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