Mon.Mar 18, 2019

Fun with Fish Crows

10,000 Birds

Over the last couple of weeks Fish Crows have flooded back into New York City, early harbingers of spring, and those that stuck around have become much more vocal, meaning that birders can now put them on their checklist instead of “crow sp.”

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Recyclables vs. Secondary Raw Materials

Green (Living) Review

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How President Herbert Hoover Helped Save the Koala

Nature Conservancy - Science

Koalas were almost hunted to extinction last century, until American President Herbert Hoover helped put a stop to the trade. Wildlife Asia Pacific Endangered Species Natural History

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Have you seen my Dad? When Dementia Moves In.

Elephant Journal

He was diagnosed with dementia years ago when there were more good days than bad. These days, there is no hiding or denying the change in him physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.

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Fracking – Oil’s downside: Should governments invest in it?

Green Prophet

Oil and natural gas, as investment opportunities, have certainly had their share of publicity; both good and bad.

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What Does Handwriting Have Over Digital Text? Ask Zen Calligraphers

Elephant Journal

Following my mother’s death three years ago, I received heartfelt correspondences from across the country via the U.S. Postal Service, social media, texts, and email. What struck me at the time was the stark contrast between my response to cards and letters versus electronic communications.

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Want some CBD oil in your seltzer?

Green Prophet

Energy drinks. You need to be under 30 or insane to drink soda like Red Bull. The truth is though that even with superfoods among us and wheatgrass juice and the outliers you can drink for your health, nothing, including spirulina has come anywhere close to mainstream.

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We all want to be and do better, on our own terms

Elephant Journal

The trigger It wasn’t until Lucas overheard the dentist compliment me (Fabiana) on how amazingly healthier I looked, let alone the improvement of my gums and teeth, that his “b t-o-meter” stopped. When a reliable source provided verified and quantifiable confirmation that my wellness practices were more than just a story or a trend, Lucas was […].

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FDA Warns Porfimer sodium Can Distort Lab Tests

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When Blind Love Grows Up

Elephant Journal

“Immature loves says ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’” Erich Fromm I have been a psychotherapist for 30 years, and a couple’s therapist for most of that time. I abhorred working with couples in the beginning, and usually came away feeling tied up in […].

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What Happens if the Father Refuses to Sign Birth Certificate?

Green Prophet

Paternity issues are big ones in the Middle East. There are endless stories of men refusing to let their foreign-born wives out of the country with the kids. If there is a doubt…There are a few ways to substantiate paternity in family court.

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College is Not the Endgame: 3 Ways the College Admissions Scandal is a Good Thing

Elephant Journal

As a Stanford alumna, who now works in college admissions consulting, I was not surprised by this story and neither were any of the students and professionals with whom I work. Why not? Because there are so many other “small” ways applicants blatantly lie on their applications, from hiring services to write their essays, to […].

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Sodastream chairman Birnbaum joins cannabis with Seedo

Green Prophet

Can Sodastream’s former CEO take cannabis to a billion dollar business? From a fizz to a buzz? Sodastream’s last CEO Daniel Birnbaum, the one who managed to seal a deal with PepsiCo and sell the Israeli business for $3.2 billion is now going into the cannabis growing business.

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My article is about America’s addiction to sugar and flour and our minset about food and diet.

Elephant Journal

You’ll Never Have to Diet Again By Jennifer Alembik, Food Addiction Coach, CPC Ahhhhhhh! I can hear the angels singing. We never have to diet again?! Could you imagine?! I’m here to scream a resounding yes. It is possible to stabilize your weight and not have to pay attention to the next hot diet of […].

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DIY Nasal Cleanse to Clear out your Sinuses & Emotional Baggage.

Elephant Journal

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Why I Thanked my Mother instead of Forgiving Her.

Elephant Journal

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It is Okay to be Not Okay.

Elephant Journal

Just today. I realized that it is okay to be sad. It is okay to be needy. It is okay to be a fool in people’s eyes. In fact, it is okay to be not okay. If I’m always okay, I wouldn’t have realized the agility of life — the depth that it serves. If I haven’t experienced all those so-to-speak, negative […].

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Helping our Children—& Ourselves—face the Inevitability of Death.

Elephant Journal

My mother didn’t want me to face the same trauma she faced as a child around death—as a child, she'd been told her dead brother was simply. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Blog Elephant Academy Family Health & Wellness death death doula discussing death elephant magazine family For Children grief life loss what death means

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When Someone’s Death feels like it’s Killing You, Too.

Elephant Journal

Anger welled up within me, and I remember thinking, “I hope you never have a life experience that makes you question that statement.”. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Editor's Picks Elephant Academy Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality believing in god death elephant magazine everything happens for a reason grief lessons loss religion spirituality

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Yoga Can’t Be Lost

Elephant Journal

We are all very fortunate to have the practice of yoga available to us. Yoga has helped me to become more tolerant, more patient, more thoughtful, more caring, and above all, more loving. So why is it that the essence of yoga seems to have been left behind? For instance, some of the most basic […].

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Letter From Your Soul – A Survival Guide for Humans

Elephant Journal

Beautiful spirit, do you remember a time when you were a child and you wanted to eat far too much candy than would’ve been good for you? Maybe there was a giant bowl full that was up on the counter, just out of your reach… Maybe your Mom was standing right there beside it, and […].

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Why Mindfulness is the pause button we all need

Elephant Journal

As someone who associated being busy to being productive, the term mindfulness was beyond my understanding. In all honesty, I didn’t want to understand it. Anything that invited me to stop was simply hindering my progress or at least so I thought. I had goals to achieve after all. Then inevitably, I was forced to […].

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Suit Up & Roll with the Waves—Yogic Style.

Elephant Journal

I started my yoga journey 10 years ago. I remember having a schoolgirl crush on my first yoga instructor. She was calm and collected, insightful and wise. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy Yoga acceptance asana asanas awareness buddhism change elephant magazine freedom healing health wellness meditation mindfulness right livelihood sadhana self-acceptance yoga practice

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The Main Concepts of Acupuncture You Need to Know

Elephant Journal

Acupuncture is a practice that falls in the category of Traditional Chinese medicine. As such, it uses several concepts, which serve to explain the world around and the human body’s functions. It creates a ready solution for many of the mental and physical issues that trouble the people of today. If you wish to test […].

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Life is the only real spiritual teacher

Elephant Journal

The following is an excerpt from Grounded Spirituality, written by Jeff Brown. Editor’s Note: Here at Elephant, we’re notorious bookworms—we love them, and want you to love them, too. But, recently, we found out books are evil—one of the worst things for the environment.

2019 56

3 Steps to Selling Your Million-Dollar Idea

Elephant Journal

Have you ever had a million-dollar idea, put in on the shelf for a while, and then find out that some entrepreneur beat you to the punch? The sad truth is that sometimes being inventive or creative isn’t enough.

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Binge Eating and Hypnosis for Weight Loss

Elephant Journal

Being overweight is often due to binge eating. The relationship you have with food often times proves to be unhealthy, which leads to adding extra kilos.

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How to turn a bad dancer into a dance therapist.

Elephant Journal

I thought that I was a bad dancer for most of my life. I came from a family of bad dancers, so it was inevitable that, as the baby of 5 kids, I would not have some hidden talent. Why would I even question this? But I always loved dancing. One of my earliest memories […].

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The Secret of Life?

Elephant Journal

Everyone has a different dream, a different reality, a different version of themselves there’re working towards creating. Some say the secret to life is religion, or good cup of coffee (the coffee thing is kind of fair).

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How To Express Your Innate Creativity So That You Can Live The Juicy Life You Were Born To Live.

Elephant Journal

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The 5 Advantages of a Juice Cleanse Diet

Elephant Journal

Introduction To take up juice cleansing means taking up a new routine that you are not used to. When doing this new routine, you have to keep off food. However your body still needs the calories to keep it running, this is why you take up nutrients through fluids. It’s no doubt that such […].

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A Lifetime of Words.

Elephant Journal

The first of my stories were created and stored in my mind, as I sat in dark corners of my room at home and in the back of classrooms at school, until I was able to successfully convey them onto paper with scratchy handwriting and backward letters.

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Betrayal

Elephant Journal

Intro: Betray: 1. to break (a promise) or be disloyal to (a person’s trust) 2. to disappoint the expectations of; fail My sweet baby girl tumbled into my life completely unexpected, but very wanted and welcomed. Her dad and I tried on the relationship hat and found we were best suited to be lifelong friends. […].

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Apprentice Thesis: The Dying Experience: How an End of Life Doula Can Serve Us and Our Loved Ones.

Elephant Journal

What if we thought about how we would want our self or a loved one to experience death? I know this is not a question we ask ourselves every day. In February 2014, I had the incredible experience of instinctively serving my dear friend and loved one, Steven, as his end of life doula. I […]. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy

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Apprentice Thesis: When Meditation Puts Your Soul At Risk: Growing up Churched.

Elephant Journal

When Meditation puts your Soul at Risk: Growing up Evangelical. Thesis: updated from submission 3/6/19] With knocking knees and a pounding heart, I opened the door and walked right into that meditation class [[link] with a teacher and cushions and everything. It was a radical and defiant act. The golden buddha statue, […]. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy

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Apprentice Thesis: Fighting anxiety with the power of mindful walking

Elephant Journal

Intro: Amanda Costa | Fighting anxiety with the power of mindful walking There is a scene in the movie Forrest Gump that I conjure in my mind whenever I go for a walk. No, it is not “life is like a box of chocolate,” neither is “run, Forrest, run!” ” Though they are great scenes. I […]. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy

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