Tue.Dec 04, 2018

Gulls Simplified: A Gull Book Review

10,000 Birds

I’m not a larophile*, but some of my favorite birders are. It’s hard to escape the mystic pull of wanting to excel at gull identification.

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Our 2 Biggest Obstacles to Fighting Climate Change.

Elephant Journal

For many, willful ignorance has become this “magical pill” that relieves them of taking responsibility or action. We’ve all heard the phrase, “Ignorance is bliss,” right? That’s because.

Winter Warmer: Make Tea from Local, Wild Plants

Nature Conservancy - Science

You can find the ingredients for a tasty wild tea on your next hike or ski trip. From the Field Outdoor Rec Plants

2018 76

Kambo: Choosing Frog Sweat over a Flu Shot

Elephant Journal

Once the sticky secretion was applied onto the superficial burns in my upper arm, I began to feel the potent effects almost immediately. I sat upright breathing deep and focusing my attention inward while praying for harmonious healing. My heart raced as if frantically pumping itself.

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NABE's December 2018 macro outlook survey is out

Environmental Economics

Here are the summary quotes: “NABE Outlook panelists continue to view the economy as having solid momentum entering 2019, but they foresee GDP growth cooling from 2.9% this year to 2.7% in 2019,” said NABE President Kevin Swift, CBE, chief economist, American Chemistry Council. The panel expects the Federal Reserve to continue gradually tightening monetary policy, and anticipates a federal funds rate hike at the upcoming December FOMC meeting, followed by three rate increases in 2019.”

2018 100

Giftable Products You Can Snag Now For Christmas

Elephant Journal

Smart shoppers start shopping early for the holidays. According to a Statista survey, 39% of respondents started shopping for Christmas before the end of October. There is no surprise there as shopping near Christmas can be frustrating.

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"A Forgotten Legacy of George H. W. Bush"

Environmental Economics

David Frum in The Atlantic  re: Acid Rain and " the grand policy experiment ": The Reagan administration resisted any rapid response to the problem. Congress had funded a 10-year study back in 1980—why rush to costly action until the study was complete? Taking action meant tangling with Robert Byrd, the West Virginia Democrat who assumed leadership of the Senate majority after the election of 1986.

2018 100

More Trending

Kudlow: "the beatings will continue until morale improves"

Environmental Economics

It's going to be a fun (i.e., not fun) two years for environmental economists ( Kudlow calls for end to subsidies. ): White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Monday the Trump administration will seek to end subsidies for electric cars and renewable energy sources, according to reports. Kudlow said he expected subsidies for electric cars would end by 2020 or 2021. “We

2018 100

Yoga and Brain Health – Memory Maintenance Yoga

Elephant Journal

Alzheimer’s Disease is almost epidemic. In fact, it may potentially bankrupt the Medicare system by 2050. The statistics are daunting… More than 5 million Americans are living with AD. Alzheimer’s diagnosis is on the rise. 1 in 8 of people over the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s. Every 67 seconds someone in the United States […].

2018 74

Drug Results for Asfotase alfa Chloride

Conservation Hawaii

The increase in secretory protein escaping degradation induced by Strensiq was prevented in cells already expressing the heat hypophosphatasia response.

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The Yamas & One-Night Stands: A Yogi Perspective on Sex.

Elephant Journal

As a yoga teacher, I use the eight limb path of yoga as general life guidelines. The yamas are the ethical principles that detail how to show up and play your part in life. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love Yoga boundaries casual sex eight limb path ethical principals mindful relationships one night stands sex sex life The Yamas yoga teacher

2018 72

Video on Mineral creme broad spectrum spf 30 sunscreen uva-uvb suncreen Triggers and Treatments

Conservation Hawaii

zinc oxide also known by the brand name Mineral creme broad spectrum spf 30 sunscreen uva – uvb suncreen is a beta blocker. Baza – pro cream is a buccal film around which provides delivery location of zinc oxide, a partial opioid agonist binding and schedule iii controlled substance.

2018 52

The Day I Realized Suffering Was A Choice

Elephant Journal

I was laying there, starfished on the floor of my oversized bungalow, with my few week old son screaming in his bouncer an armlength out of my reach. I had been pinned there, spat on, and an electric heater had been broken above my head as I had somehow managed to move in time for only the power cord to whip me in the face. […].

2018 72

Loving yourself

Elephant Journal

I’ve left them behind I’ve left her behind I’ve left him behind I’ve left them all behind They’ve been left behind I look outside the window where they stood And now it’s just me I don’t know who this new me is I am not familiar with this new self I haven’t seen this self […].

2018 72

When your Dream is Motherhood, but Life has other Plans.

Elephant Journal

The only thing that grew in my gut was bottomless disappointment. I cried for a day solid. Then my stoic German bloodline told me to suck it up. I had spent enough time wallowing. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy Family Health & Wellness being childfree childless fertility giving birth having children health infertility trying to have children

2018 70

Making Space for Grief During the Holidays.

Elephant Journal

Every year during the holidays, I wish that grief wasn’t so stubborn, so durable. I wish I could just smile my way through the season, basking in the glow of strands of white lights and crisp air. Blog Enlightened Society Family Love bittersweet grief holidays loss

2018 70

Happy Holidays? Coping with Grief Through the Holiday Season

Elephant Journal

Anyone who has lost someone they love knows that grief is a constant pressure, always there exerting itself in myriad ways. We do not get over it and there is no other side. We hold on to our memories, to all the pain and the feelings of loss. Though grief follows no logic and knows […].

2018 70

The Power of Touch: Why Bodywork Feels So Good

Elephant Journal

Someone asked me recently how Rolfing, and other manual therapy practices, work. The question, if I remember correctly, was phrased in such a way that it prodded me to justify the cost and time commitment associated with Rolfing versus just buying an at-home massage tool. The expectation it seemed was for me to divulge the […].

2018 70

Oops! I chose the wrong Yoga Teacher Training.

Elephant Journal

Choosing a teacher training has to be one of the hardest things a potential yoga teacher needs to do. There are thousands of options. And so many locations. And varying costs, and lead teachers, and styles, and religious bases. Aaahhh! I’m getting overwhelmed all over again! So, what happens when you’ve picked one, […].

2018 70

We are the change makers

Elephant Journal

Love is the greatest power in this universe. This is the deepest longing of our humanity. The power in this longing is the most potent catalyst for change. Look at our world right now, it is crying out for our love and attention. This is the reflection of our own selves crying out too. We […].

2018 70

The Universe’s Kitchen. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

Author’s note: This poem was written as part of CV2’s 2 Day Poetry Contest. Once a year, participants are given a list of ten words, and tasked to write a poem incorporating all of those words within a 48 hour period. This was a neat new experience for a word nerd, and connecting with other […].

2018 69

Cum let go

Elephant Journal

Take me through the cacti and river washes to the alter made of sandstone Place me down on my knees as I pray to the gods, the universe and the creation of you and I, that I can devour your c**k good enough to pass over as deity. Irrumatio At its highest potential Channeling Aphrodite […].

2018 69

Why Genocide is Exploding in the Age of Trump.

Elephant Journal

Enter president Trump, a man who wonders why if we have them we do not use nuclear weapons; a man who sees no problem with nuclear proliferation; a man who is as unpredictable as he appears irrational; and mass murder is exploding in hotspots the world over. Enlightened Society Equal Rights age of Trump ethnic cleansing famine genocide trump war

2018 67

The single mum juggling act

Elephant Journal

Being a single mum is possibly one of the most challenging jobs around. Its a rollercoaster of ups and downs goods and bads! A lot of single mums experience the pressure pendulum, balancing: the joys of what’s working and the burn out of exhaustion. isolation, experience of failure, fear of the future, burn out, overwhelm, […].

2018 66

How I Let Go Of Difficulties In My Career

Elephant Journal

Starting up my career was initially very difficult for me, I remember running from losses to losses. I had plan to quit at some point because of the big challenges I had to face. I wanted to explore so bad in my business and I will work day in and day out in other to […].

Raising Consciousness: Do Grains Have A Role To Play In Our Spiritual Evolution?

Elephant Journal

I have spoken previously about the effects of grains on the physical body, and now here, I want to share my thoughts on whether grains play a role in raising consciousness and our spiritual evolution.

2018 63

How to choose a life coach – 6 questions to ask first

Elephant Journal

“I’ve had enough life experience I can just start life coaching – I don’t need training…” I apologize if I squash your dreams in this, that said this is absolutely not true and those who begin to coach and be a facilitator or guide without training are lacking integrity.

2018 63

My Move From Hermosa Hell

Elephant Journal

MY MOVE FROM HERMOSA HELL 7:30 PM WST and my parents haven’t called yet to wish me a happy 28th birthday. I play a voicemail. My mom sings me happy birthday. And I cry out every ounce of beaten down in life sadness, my always ate alone in Junior High at Burger King clogged heart […].

2018 60

DISSOLVING EMOTIONAL BLOCKS

Elephant Journal

“Quietly go to work on your own self awareness. If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself. If you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is dark and negative in yourself.

2018 60

Explaining dyslexia to a “normal” person

Elephant Journal

You know when you go to a restaurant, and no longer attempt to read the ingredients in a dish, because you know you’ll have to read it four times before understanding it. Even after those four times, you probably won’t know what half of it is, because you don’t know what the words are in […].

2018 57

The Quarter-Life Crisis: 3 Reasons why Millennials are Terrified to Change Their Minds

Elephant Journal

I have a good job. I have arguably the best job that I could have within my the specific field of study. I work at a prestigious university hospital alongside some of the best cardiologists in the nation—yet I don’t feel “successful.” ” Call me ungrateful, or perhaps just a millennial—they’re essentially synonymous—but I know that […].

2018 57

Like A Shoe.

Elephant Journal

WiFi was opened You just couldn’t update me WiFi was free I just couldn’t upgrade you WiFi was on but we kept on buffering.

2018 48

Disappear.

Elephant Journal

If she begged and if she cried, would it put out the sun tomorrow? Would it give her some shade to hide her self-pity? Should she wait for a miracle? Is there any way to travel back in time so she never meets you? You disappeared. No cues. No hints. Radio silence. We don’t […].

2018 48

Attention Naomi and Nicole: Syria Was the Spark That Lit the World on Fire

Elephant Journal

Hi Naomi and Nicole, This is a excerpt from my book, The Holocausts We All Deny, so please try to make that clear in a note before the article starts. Some of my audience for articles on Syria are major players in the debate. “The conscience of the Syrian Revolution,” as he is called, wrote the forward […].

2018 48

Are Smart Homes Energy Efficient Homes?

Elephant Journal

While they used to be something we could see mostly in sci-fi movies, smart homes are becoming more and more common. It’s not just because of the convenience that accompanies smart homes; the thing is, even though they might cost a bit more initially, they can save you money in the long run. This is […].

Let’s talk about coaching, the billionaire dollar booming business

Elephant Journal

Let’s talk about coaching. Maybe you or someone you know has a coach. If so, you’re not alone. Now seen as a billionaire dollar industry, the world of coaching is booming and predicted to continue so in 2019. The myriad of labels that come beneath the coaching category include life, business, breakthrough, transformational, leadership, relationship […].

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Do you believe in Signs from the universe? My full circle of the grieving process.

Elephant Journal

I hugged my mom goodbye on October 17,2016. I did not know it would be the last time I would see her. One week later, my mom died in an accident while on vacation in Gora Hakone, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan on October 24, 2016 about 2pm US time/October 25 about 7am Japan time. […].

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