Wed.Feb 06, 2019

New working paper: "Willingness Toupee"

Environmental Economics

Willingness Toupee. David M. McEvoy, O. Ashton Morgan and John C, Whitehead. No 19-01, Working Papers from Department of Economics, Appalachian State University. Abstract: In this paper we tackle the hairy problem of male pattern baldness. We survey balding men and elicit their willingness to pay to move from their current sad situation to a more plentiful one. Then we comb-over the results. What’s the average willingness to pay to move from a glistening cue ball to a luscious mane?

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Kratom emerges as another natural opioid alternative

Green Prophet

Like cannabis, kratom –– a long-used natural pain relief substance found in Southeast Asia –– is believed to bring about medical breakthroughs. Some liken it to herbal valium or Tylenol, but it’s a remedy say those from the wellness fringes, that deserves more respect.

A Journey Back Into Your Own Body: Finding Resilience After a Sexual Assault

Elephant Journal

For the past seven years I’ve been on a search to find the perfect words to describe the gut-wrenching pain that comes from a sexual assault. The perfect words to describe how it feels when your body no longer feels like it belongs to you. What it feels like to be propelled from your own […].

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emea sets up enquiry into gsk’s Acid concentrate d12273

Conservation Hawaii

Acid concentrate 2113 buccal film contains both acetic acid, a decidedly partial opioid mixed agonist. I can find by no study comparing 20 mg capsules twice daily or 25 mg twice the daily of generic acetic acid with Acid concentrate d12273.

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A Love Letter to Your Inner Voice: The Art of Listening

Elephant Journal

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Why we need to Break before we can Heal.

Elephant Journal

When we say the word healing, we often think about this perfect state of inner calmness that’s bound to replace the emptiness we all feel at some point in our lives. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality breaking depression elephant magazine healing health health wellness MBSR meditation mental health mindfulness Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction present moment stress trauma

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Why Essential Oils have no place in Yoga Classes.

Elephant Journal

So, how may we be creating harm with a simple (we think) kind offer to spritz a pleasant essential oil on students’ wrists as they settle into savasana, the final resting pose of the practice? Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Yoga ahimsa consent elephant magazine essential oils essential oils and yoga non-harm respect yoga classes yoga trends

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5 Life-Affirming Lessons only our Dogs can Teach Us.

Elephant Journal

When she was about to give birth to puppies (the first and only time) it would seem natural for her to seek out my mother—but instead. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Animal Rights Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Family appreciate nature be authentic dog lessons dog owner elephant magazine family lessons from a dog owning a dog pets your person

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A Simple way to trade Stress for Tranquility in our Daily Lives.

Elephant Journal

The dying words of the samurai warrior, Katsumoto, in the 2003 movie "The Last Samurai" sum it up so beautifully: Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Health & Wellness Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality distractions elephant magazine finding peace meditation nature put down your phone reduce stress small nature stress the perfect blossom tranquility

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Five Reasons You Should Try the Keto Diet in 2019

Elephant Journal

The ketogenic diet can increase alertness and focus. Ever experience low energy and brain fog? Based on many conversations over the years, this is an extremely common feeling. Even if you think you don’t have these symptoms, you might discover you actually feel even better after ditching sugar. Researchers found that rats on a ketogenic […].

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Moon Musings by Caterina Bacal Titus

Elephant Journal

Isn’t it absurd how we crave stability in an unstable world? Isn’t it absurd that someone would be called Helen of Troy as if photoshopped profile photos could hide imperfections of body, mind and spirit. And yet, sometimes people feel things they cannot see. They see the innocent black box shelved, infant child reaching high, […].

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25 things I’ve learned in 25 years about being a Badass, Imperfect, Barely Grown-Up Adult.

Elephant Journal

So, if you too are feeling this way, here are 25 reminders about life and love that I know, with some certainty, to probably be true: Eleditor Articles Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love 25 25 things I've learned adulthood being human elephant magazine growing up life reminders life-lessons things I've learned in 25 years turning 25

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Your New Nightly Energy Healing Ritual

Elephant Journal

We have skincare routines for aesthetics as well as bedtime routines for sleep hygiene. A nightly energy healing ritual is an opportunity to consciously connect inwards, release the day before us, and call back our power. Our chakras are spinning vortexes that store every thought, emotion, memory or experience we’re ever had. They are centers […].

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Things You Should Know Before Becoming A Rapper

Elephant Journal

To become a rapper takes a lot of hard work and sacrifices, being someone the world will be familiar with is not an easy task.

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How to Turn Your Love of Social Justice Activism Into a Fulfilling Career

Elephant Journal

Aligning your passions with the ability to make a living is the goal of nearly every person that is of working age.

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8 Tips for a Stress-Free Multicultural Wedding

Elephant Journal

Two families from different cultures coming together for a celebration of love is truly a beautiful thing. A friend of mine recently got married to the man of her dreams, she’s American and he’s Indian. I was so grateful that I got to witness not only one but two wonderful weddings.

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Is Your Body A Garden or Machine?

Elephant Journal

No one should be stuck believing they need certain medication for the rest of their lives. Please do not fall into that trap, that box. Your health is yours to have abundantly- you are created to live your life to the full. So full, in fact, that it oozes. I read an article in class […].

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Abundance is a State Of Consciousness

Elephant Journal

Abundance is really just a state of consciousness Its how we think Its how we live Its how we act And how we react. It has nothing to do with what is in our pocket Because that isn’t real anyway It is an emotional state And it is just a choice. […].

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Twelve Acts of Self-Care and Self-Love that Won’t Break the Bank

Elephant Journal

Self-love and self-care are terms we hear a lot nowadays. But how can we honor and restore ourselves without getting sucked back into the cycle of marketing ploys and big business that don’t have our best interests at heart? You don’t need a $ 300.00 day spa package or brand new yoga outfit to receive […].

2019 51

Faith and Knowledge

Elephant Journal

About Faith and Knowledge (This article was translated by Mita chatterjee, one follower of ‘MahaDharma’, about ten years ago. From Bengali. Now the original Bengali article has been updated) Faith is the root-cause of most vital questions. Without faith – we cannot move forward even a single step, due to our lack of consciousness. So […].

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MahaDharma: an excellent new religion for true human development

Elephant Journal

Today I am desirous to introduce you to a new but eternal religion. That is MahaDharma: The Basic ‘Dharma’ (quality and also religion) of Human beings. The basic ‘Dharma’ of Human beings is ‘Manav Dharma {basic quality (and also religion) of human beings}. ‘Manav Dharma’ is ‘MahaDharma’ The abstract ‘Manav Dharma’ (human quality and also […].

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9 Don’ts of DIY Projects to Have a Successful Home Renovation

Elephant Journal

When you watch home improvement shows on TV, DIY looks very simple and easy. You suddenly discover that you have hidden capabilities and you can create a masterpiece on your own. There is no doubt that there are many things that you can do by yourself, but DIY sometimes can go terribly wrong. It is […].

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Teaching My Kids That There Is An “I” in Family

Elephant Journal

I just watched a viral video of a bride’s dance with her terminally ill father…tears on my cheeks. The bride had planned her wedding dance with her daddy since she was a little girl. But beneath my tears is, admittedly, some jaded disappointment. Am I the only one who’s family is not that picture-perfect? Yowza […].

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PRO-LIFE, PRO-CHOICE: YOU ARE BOTH WRONG.

Elephant Journal

Everyday alot of my ” Christian” friends on Facebook post graphic pictures of late term abortions. For any woman who has ever had one and later regretted it or for anyone who’s ever suffered a miscarriage; my heart breaks for you. There was a time when I was hardcore pro-life. I marched. I spoke. I […].

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Meditation and CBD Oil – A Brain Boosting Combo

Elephant Journal

Present moment awareness, the underpinning tenet of meditation and mindfulness, is not something one necessarily associates with cannabis. While it’s true, sensations are sometimes heightened after smoking a joint, weed can also be a go-to tool to escape from the stresses of reality. Meditation of the mindful variety however, is all about cultivating the capacity […].

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A Philosophy of Now for the Western Psyche

Elephant Journal

We are all well aware by now of the importance of (re)orienting ourselves towards “the now,” but I have come to wonder, does this really bring about change in our lives?—? at least, now that we’re so familiar with it? The Philosophy of Now and the Western structure of experience The ‘Philosophy of Now,’ as […].

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Tribalism, Identity Politics and the Political Divide.

Elephant Journal

It has been a long time since our country has been so deeply divided. Members of my parents’ generation often state that they haven’t seen this level of division since the late 1960s. I believe in many ways that what we are seeing now in national politics is far worse than the turbulent era reflected […].

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Using our 5 Senses to Become Yoda-Level Zen.

Elephant Journal

One easy way to start practicing mindfulness is by simply tuning in to our senses of hearing, touch, sight, taste, and smell. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality brene brown gratitude meditation mindful mindful eating mindfulness practicing mindfulness present moment senses

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What Happens If I Really Can Never Love Again?

Elephant Journal

Sometimes there’s an aching, an emptiness that borrows deep within my heart making me question if I am even capable of romantic love ever again. I suppose this is just one more way that I worry that my worst fears were manifested about you; not only did I feel thrown away, used even betrayed—now I […].

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Tips and Tricks for Office Meditation

Elephant Journal

Hands up if you’ve heard that meditation is good for you. Keep your hands up if you haven’t found time to meditate. What about those of us who have tried it, but still can’t find the time. We know we “should” meditate, but “when” to do it becomes difficult. But how can we find time […].

2019 43

To The Women Who Know They Are Meant For More

Elephant Journal

This is for the women who rise to meet a new day with love in their hearts and dreams still lingering on the edge of their mind. This is for the women running their hands through tousled hair as they scoop up babies and think of how to do everything they are supposed to and […].

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The Journey to the Essential Self: Going Beyond Gautama, the Buddha & Jesus, the Christ.

Elephant Journal

Just the other day, I had a long conversation about spirituality with a dear friend who had just returned from a week-long Vipassana retreat in the Theravada Buddhist tradition. These retreats are infamously useful to seekers wishing to deepen their relationship with self. By extension, we can also say we are getting in touch with […]. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality

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NICOLE OR ASHLEY: 5 Tips to Heal Your Emotional Triggers

Elephant Journal

What are emotional triggers? They are those super-reactive places inside you that become activated by someone else’s behaviors or comments. When triggered, you may either withdraw emotionally and simply feel hurt or angry or respond in an aggressive way that you will probably regret later. Your reaction is so intense because you’re defending against a […].

2019 43

sycamore seed

Elephant Journal

can you quench death with life will it even raise its eyes from the constant drone stoned rom a screeching buzz on mute like fingernails on a chalkboard that only you are cranked in tune with taunting haunted you are drenched in disassociation murky dark gray filling up your insides overflowing overtaking your owl head […].

2019 43

Romance: the attainable pleasure

Elephant Journal

The word romance itself conjures up so many thoughts brought to the mind’s eye, like poetry dripping with rhythmic professions of love, candles lit everywhere by the hands of a thoughtful lover, flowers for no reason other than wanting your partner to know you are thinking of them and the words I love you floating […].

Flower Therapy: 9 Tips for DIY Floral Arrangements

Elephant Journal

Whether it is the fragrant smell, colorful hue, or the instant connection with nature, there is always something about flowers that liven up just about any place. Personally, I love having a bunch of flowers sit neatly on top of my center table, ready to greet me when I wake up. I consider them to be […].

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Ways You Can Add–On Instagram In Your Current Email Marketing Campaigns

Elephant Journal

What social media is to marketing is just like a good wine to right cheese. They can always function on their own but they are always so much better whenever strategically paired together well. Right now, social sharing has become a crux of multiple content initiatives. Facebook has already opened up some new retargeting doors […].

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