Crows, Contest Killing, and Communication

10,000 Birds

What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate. After scrolling through piles of furious emails regarding a recent blog about Rip Van Winkle’s Crow Killing Contest , it seemed to me that all of us needed Dr. Phil. Accusations were leveled, assumptions were made, direct questions went unanswered, and there was no monitor to call the room to order. The subject was not hunting; it was contest killing.

Anonymity: The Syndrome of Communicating More Only to Communicate Less

The Alien Next Door

With virtually all communications going digital, individual and online (from books to news to movies), it is interesting to note how differently we treat the online, more easily accessed, cousins to the print versions. The easier something is to do or get, the less it will be valued; the easier it is to communicate, the less likely it will have deep meaning. Does that mean you are communicating more?


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Effective Communications for Conservation Action

Nature Conservancy - Science

That’s the traditional assumption of science communications, but social science tells us that it doesn’t always work that way. Science Communications as a Source of Data. That’s why scientists need to look at communications as part of the science process, because communication really does influence how people behave,” says Jensen Montambault, interdisciplinary scientist and liaison for the Science for Nature and People initiative at The Nature Conservancy.

The Art of Successful, Mindful Communication: 8 Tips.

Elephant Journal

Communication is essential to achieve successful human relationships. However, the type of communication we lead highly determines the outcome of our relationships. Enlightened Society Love Non New-Agey Spirituality 8 ways Art of Successful Communication Buddhist communication compassionate communication conversation skills how to effectively communicate Living mindfully mindful communication Mindfully Converse the art of communication

Why Men Suddenly Stop Communicating.

Elephant Journal

Some men withdraw from a relationship and stop communicating as they feel they are getting in too deep. Z ADMIN Love Featured Today breaking up communicating communication in relationships dating Divorce lost love love picking up the pieces relationships starting overThis is particularly tr. Enlightened Society Love Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

Creating Effective Communication

Elephant Journal

Communication is the act of exchanging thoughts and this process is most commonly done by talking and/or writing. In relation to sports, communication is usually in reference to the player-coach or player-player relationship. Follow the link in order to buy research paper regarding communication and/or other subjects. Effective communication is crucial to the team’s (and […].

Communication Breakdown. ~ Paul Overton

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Inspiring (Wow) communication listening problem solving understanding It’s a shame that we have devalued these engagements to the point that our national dialogue sounds like a poorly supervised class of second graders instead of a country full of smart people who disagree.

4 Tips for Communicating Authenticity.

Elephant Journal

When it becomes too much effort to hide who you really are, here are some tips on how to communicate authenticity. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) authenticity being real communication Sean Morgan self love truth

The Secret of Communicating with Trees. Yes, Trees!

Elephant Journal

Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Green Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality awareness eco elephant magazine environment forest bathing green mindfulness neuro gating shinrin-yoku tree communicationA memory surfaced of myself as a young child pulling branches off a sapling. My neighbor, a kindly white haired gentleman who always bought my Girl Scout cookies, confronted me.

The Spiritual Subtleties of Communication

Elephant Journal

I would like to preface this article with an honest verbal statement that I do not know anything one hundred percent. Truth is illusive. I am an intellectual person but intellect often becomes the pillar in which all knowledge is based upon and for that very fact, this article relies heavily on the intuitive, […].

What to Do if a Guy Suddenly Stops Communicating.

Elephant Journal

Love Z ADMIN Love Featured Today communicating communicating with men dating love men relationships stop communicating talking to your spouseWhile there will always be people saying this is pandering, it is important to remember that not everyone is able to.

Is it time to rethink our communications?

Green (Living) Review

Is it time to rethink how we communicate and what means we use? it may be time to rethink how we communicate with one another and which steps to take to regain our privacy. While, in theory, law enfarcement (no, this is not a typo) do require a warrant to intercept mail (and this goes also for telephonic communications) the truth is a different one and intercept without warrant happens rather all too frequently.

Why Everything You Know About Science Communications is Wrong, and More Science is the Answer

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bob Lalasz is director of science communications for The Nature Conservancy. But the real problem with communicating science — particularly around climate change and other issues involving risk — is that we’re often focused on the wrong problem. And, as a must-read new paper by Harvard risk communications scholar Dan Kahan argues , only getting truly serious about the science of science communications can keep us from digging the hole even deeper. Reynald Chabot.

5 Tips for Practicing Conscious Communication.

Elephant Journal

Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) anger checking in communication patience Anger can be our biggest enemy especially in sensitive situations.

5 Impactful Strategies for Communicating Sustainability Online

Green Prophet

It’s our responsibility to get better at communicating the things that matter most to building a sustainable future for our planet. A content calendar helps you zero in on the things that you’d like to communicate. We’re on a mission to communicate the importance of sustainable living. An explainer video allows you to show content in a narrated short that communicates important information. People are searching for information about global warming online.

How to Respectfully & Effectively Communicate with Men.

Elephant Journal

Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) authenticity communication Femininity love masculinity men relationships respect vulnerability whole-heartedness womenYou can choose to be angry or upset or hurt by this, or you can realize he is a man with a.

3 Relationship-Saving Communication Practices we should all be Using.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Family Love breathing techniques distractions effective communication skills marriage meditation mindful communication miscommunication relationships say what you meanIt was a small thing, but it still made me mad. And my anger felt justified, at least to me, in that moment. After all, she said that she was going to take care of it, but didn't to my estimation, and now I'd have to.

Lifting the Veil of Electronic Communication.

Elephant Journal

A veil of separation or an unprecedented personal connection—as it turns out, cyber communication, like everything else, is what you make of it. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Alexandria Quartet electronic communication Lawrence Durrell prince ea reconnect with each other veil of separation

Communicating Climate Change and the Scientific Delusional Disorder

Nature Conservancy - Science

This culture clash — what I’m calling the scientific delusion disorder — is a big part of the communications problem between scientists and normal people. In a New York Times op-ed piece this past Saturday, Naomi Oreskes articulates very well the implications of this communications problem for action on climate change. It is critical that the public understands just how conservative the scientific community is about communicating data. Mad scientist.

Seven Mindful Communication Practices that Improved my Relationship.

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Family Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality anger body language boyfriend conversation girlfriend listening mindful communication nonviolent communication relationship shadow side talking truthWhen I get triggered, I yell. The only goal when I get lost in my anger is to make the other suffer for the pain they caused me. This is clearly.

Stop Blowing your Fuse: 6 Ways to Improve Communication.

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) #love&relationships anger argument communication communication skills conscious communication emotions empathy feelings relationshipI used to be the kind of person who would hold in all my emotions until they burst out of me tumbling into an argument with my significant other.

A Hot Tip for (More) Mindful Communication.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) audience editing elephant journal listening mindful communication reading writing We can’t make another take our bread all we can do is offer sustenance. We shouldn''t even assume that they are hungry at all, just because they may be skinny or have holes in their clothes.

The Cooler: Don’t Be Such a Science Communicator

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bob Lalasz is director of science communications for The Nature Conservancy. If you could pry open the brain of a scientist who’s learning how to communicate her science more effectively, it would probably look like the back of an old hippie station wagon. Instead, says Schuefele, scientists could be better science communicators if they availed themselves of…scientists. Photo: Flickr user Daniel Spiess under a Creative Commons license.

5 Ways Vedic Astrology can help us Find the Courage to Communicate Fearlessly.

Elephant Journal

Communication and courage are two concepts that we wouldn’t immediately think relate to one another. Apprentice Thesis Arts Astrology Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Travel astrological houses communication courage creativity elephant magazine fearless vedic astrology writingHowever, from the perspective of Vedic Astrology, they have such a.

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A Beginner’s Chakra Guide for Improving Communication & Self-Expression.

Elephant Journal

If you feel stuck or as though you can't communicate, work with this chakra. Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Meditation Yoga balance communication energetic healing fear of speaking healthy communication hindu intimacy meditation peace sanskrit self expression self-esteem throat chakra Vishuddha

The Zombie Idea of Science Communications

Nature Conservancy - Science

So much science communications work must speak to specific audiences, often at a hyperlocal level. And yet science communicators keep dreaming and scheming about how to reach everyone and make them understand how important and cool science is — at a time when both “mass” and “media” have exploded into billions of pieces. The question for science communicators is: Do we have the insights to help such efforts reach their potential?

Sanjayan: The Art of Communication is Conservation’s Best Hope

Nature Conservancy - Science

First, Sanj has showed us the power of a scientist who is also a superb storyteller and communicator. Science communications is a hot topic today. But Sanj embodies the 10,000 hours of craft it takes to communicate science with maximum impact. Sanj dedicated himself to communications and achieved new heights. Sanj is the Michael Jordan of science communications. Science Africa Conservation International David Banks Peter Kareiva Sanjayan science communications

10 Ways to Communicate Our Truths in a Loving Way.

Elephant Journal

Kind communication is more effective and one of the most valuable skills anyone can have. Inspiring (Wow) Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today advice communication kindness listening mindfulness Sometimes we strike out in reaction without love in our hearts, and though that''s not ideal, whip lash happens. We may not even recognize it at the time, but we feel the yuck it creates inside us.

Will ‘Cosmos’ Miss the Big Bang in Science Communications?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bob Lalasz directs science communications at The Nature Conservancy. The reincarnation of Carl Sagan’s TV series “Cosmos” — which debuted Sunday night on Fox — was being called the last best hope of science communications even before it aired, as well as a chance to kickstart a “ national, or even global, conversation about science and the scientific method.” Science Communications Cosmos Neil deGrasse Tyson Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Mindful Communication: How to Get What you Want.

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) empathy getting what you want how to talk to others mindful communicationIt is the most innocuously sensuous thing I’ve seen in some time. Her green eyes stare at me.

What Happens When We Stop Assuming & Start Communicating.

Elephant Journal

When we don’t assume things and start communicating with others, we eliminate confusion, fear and misunderstanding. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) assumptions communication relationships respect truth

The Value of Non-verbal Communication. ~ Cathy Woods

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The power to communicate through movement. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Yoga Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today animals body language communication mysore

Creating Art & Communicating with Stillness.

Elephant Journal

But with little to notice other than the way the light flooded in the room, cast shadows on the floor and reflected on the window pane, I was fully immersed in the. Arts & Culture abuse art mindfulness Rehab stillness

Communication: It’s All About Delivery.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Free Content to Partners Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Z ADMIN Love Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today communication conflict love needs relationships resolution skills With regards to handling conflict or getting complete with something, there are two components to really take a look at: naming your personal experience, and examining your audience.

6 Smart Steps to Better Communication in Relationships.

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness Love & Relationships Z ADMIN Love Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today awareness communication dating emotions feelings health life love mindfulness relationships romance talking working with emotionsWe surrender ourselves to distractions of all kinds, tuning into the lives of others, talking about other people's problems, because it'll get messy if we.

Mindful Communication: 3 Tips for Writing Someone a Letter about How You Feel.

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“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” ~ George Bernard Shaw. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) conflict how to address conflict how to talk to someone letter writing mindful communication social anxiety telling the truth

12 Ways to Stop Arguing & Start Communicating With the Man (or Woman) You Love.

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Do you have a failure to communicate with that special person you love? Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) argument astrology communication conflict horoscope mercury

Steps for Internal Communication from Thich Nhat Hanh.

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Thich Nhat Hanh and the cycle of the internal communication. Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) advice breathe buddhism compassion connection internal communication. spiritual Thich Nhat Hanh

The Importance of How we Communicate in the #MeToo Movement.

Elephant Journal

What I need from you is understanding/ How can we communicate/ If you don't hear what I say.” I will end this article with yet another 90s R&B reference. Xscape sang. Enlightened Society Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. metoo #timesup enlightened society equal rights feminism raising boys sexual assault

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How we Communicate with our Energetic Presence.

Elephant Journal

Here is a simple meditation practice that calms the sympathetic nervous system and shift us from "fight or flight" mode to. Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga alignment comfortable presence energy meditation yoga practice

Pre-COP Webinar: Communicating Climate Change

Green (Living) Review

The earthcast will also cover: How unconscious values match to attitudes and beliefs that can be used to design action on climate change How NGOs could change their strategy on climate change and the UNFCCC Different roles the public can play in tackling climate change Behaviour change strategies for encouraging sustainable lifestyles and communities Messages about climate change that engage the public (and those that don’t) Chris Rose is an environmental campaigner and communications consultant.

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The Death of ‘Green’ and Plan B for Science Communications

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bob Lalasz is director of science communications for The Nature Conservancy. When I attended the ScienceOnline 2013 conference in late January — an annual gathering of digitally savvy scientists and science reporters and communicators held at North Carolina State University — everybody I talked to about Green thought its death was a foregone conclusion. Once the shock wears off, though, what does the disappearance of Green mean for environmental science and science communications?

Confident People Communicate this Way (Most of us Forget to do This).

Elephant Journal

When we are feeling stuck or like we are somehow not communicating confidently and clearly, we can come back to these six points of mindful speech: Blog Enlightened Society Meditation Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis WAYLON: Today Only elocution how to write mindful communication mindful speech six points of mindful speech walk the talk show