Wed.Dec 05, 2018

The Little Big Year – Week 42: Tucson’s Sweetwater Wetlands.

10,000 Birds

Just a few miles northwest of downtown Tucson, the Sweetwater Wetlands is truly a birding gem. This is a water reclamation plant, so the water is not quite as sweet as the name might suggest, but it certainly is a magnet for a lot of bird species.

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Self Care for Social Change : Get healthy, disrupt big pharma, and change the world for good!

Elephant Journal

What is the ultimate goal of self-care? Feeling great is important, but more than that, having good health is about achieving your life’s purpose, building vibrant communities, and freedom from pharmaceutical dependence.

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Epiphany: Science, Faith and Clean Water

Nature Conservancy - Science

“As a conservationist, I have come to appreciate that faith leaders and people of faith are an important component of the environmental conservation movement.”. From the Field Water

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Are you an Empath or an Energy Vampire? Discover your Emotional Body Type with Ayurveda.

Elephant Journal

Ayurveda describes emotional body types. Knowing your emotional body type can help determine your sensitivity and lead you on a path from insensitivity to sensitivity, where one’s power and happiness truly lie.

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Holy Water Reflections

Nature Conservancy - Science

A faith leader’s views on clean water and why his faith community partnered with The Nature Conservancy. Ideas Water

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Why Vibrators are Ruining Our Sex Lives

Elephant Journal

It’s a sad fact that of life that somewhere between 10% and 20% of us (adult women,) have never experienced an orgasm. As many as 50% of us don’t orgasm at all during sex.

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Evidence Principles for Sustainability Challenges

Nature Conservancy - Science

Many in the environmental community strive for evidence-based decision making. But despite this, evidence is an elusive term. Ideas

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More Trending

World Soil Day today, it’s not looking great

Green Prophet

Urgent action is needed to address soil pollution and contain the multiple threats it poses to global food safety and food security, said FAO today marking World Soil Day.

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Living in clarity

Elephant Journal

Living in clarity how do you do that? Imagine you are walking in a sea of people with a confused consciousness. Do you see it? Do you feel it? Can you manage to keep your sense of clarity or do you merge? It has been brought to my attention that the majority of humanity walks […].

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abbott laboratories announces recall of diet pill Ran-clopidogrel.

Conservation Hawaii

The combined company itself determined that raising it had manufactured in batches of what the FDA called super potent infants Jayjun baby pure shining mask step2 baby pure shining mask with up technique to 23 percent more nicotinamide than was but supposed to be in discipline it. nicotinamide is commonly found in space hundreds of over – the – counter L.g.i.t. medications.

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Marriage as we know it is Dying—what we can Rebuild in its Place.

Elephant Journal

We are on the cusp of great changes. Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Family Love a woman's place Divorce equal rights feminism and relationships living alone love marriage mid life crisis relationship advice relationships single over 50 women's rights

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4 Feng Shui “Secrets” to Create the Perfect Yoga Space at Home

Elephant Journal

The first time I sat on a yoga mat, My teacher said this is an hour for you, Tears streamed down my face. I couldn’t remember the last time I had taken and hour for ME? I was BUSY everything about my life was BUSY. That hour a week changed my life being on the […].

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I Finally Found the Perfect Gift: My Sobriety

Elephant Journal

I am currently 8 months alcohol-free. Until now, aside from a bumpy start, I’ve been on cloud 9 about sobriety. If you know someone in recovery, you may have heard of “The Pink Cloud”. It’s essentially the feeling of elation that comes with living substance-free. It’s also something I NEVER would have believed if someone […].

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Prepare for the future to be happy in the now.

Elephant Journal

Mindfulness is not a new idea but now, more than ever, we are surrounded by positive quotes like “live in the moment” and “be present with the now.” Many teachers of mindfulness advocate that the practice of mindfulness creates satisfaction and joy in our life. This is a wonderful notion, but how can the practice […].

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I am not sorry you think I am “too much” to handle.

Elephant Journal

I am not sorry you think I’m “too much” to handle. Too intense. Too crazy, untamed and wild. I am not sorry these gypsy bones were birthed, unwrapped boxes, freed from boring ribbon perfection. Here’s the deal. I am not sorry. Not O-N-E single bit. I am not sorry for laughing too loud and spitting […].

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Self-care or Escapism: Five Ways to Check Yourself

Elephant Journal

Let’s make a deal: what if we all agree to stop using the term “self-care” to justify extra glasses of wine, shirking responsibilities, and avoiding the people we didn’t want to see anyway? Ideally, our daily self-care regimen supports us in being more fully, wholeheartedly engaged with the world rather than helping us to avoid […].

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I Don’t Blame You

Elephant Journal

Years of fingers being pointed at me Conditioned to believe I am the broken one The one who puts her tail between her legs And accepts, ‘it must be me’ I’m sorry While the finger pointers get off clean Their head held high Flashing their colors Con artists Fooling many including themselves They’ve been looking […].

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How to Make a Winter Scented Soy Candle

Elephant Journal

Nothing conjures up winter more than the sound of a crackling fire, winter flowers and the smell of cedar. Fill your house with beautiful scents this winter by making your very own scented soy candle.

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9 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became A Reporter

Elephant Journal

Before I became a reporter I was quite sure about my dreams and I know my passion was 100 percent stable about what I want to become and how well I cherish my dream as a Television reporter, I have seen so many great reporter who I look up to like the famous reporter Charly […].

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Karma Knows Intentions!

Elephant Journal

When I think of Karma. I know one things forsure!! Karma knows intentions! Based on those intentions and intentions only, I believe Karma then serves and even that is questionable! I saw an article where a person was thrilled to hear, see or know people were “getting there’s.” ” What I would deem capital punishment, over what […].

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One Name. Two Stories. @youngka2

Elephant Journal

I have two stories about one name. My name. Both stories convey and describe glimpses of magic that exist when one is tuned in and pays attention to the Universal Mind and its ability to make things happen at “coincidental” times. Stories that were meant for their actor to experience; to reassure a knowing […].

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5 ways you can warm up your outdoor space this winter

Elephant Journal

As the winter is moving towards its most impactful part, its time for you to remodel your outdoor area to enjoy the open air environment. Moreover, the outdoor parties get much more exciting in the chilly nights with bar-b-que in the plan.

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I am No Longer Jealous of Kim Kardashian – What a Huge Relief!

Elephant Journal

I have finally learned that when I feel envy I am making the fundamental mistake of seeing the world (i.e., others) as separate from me. Once I truly became one with Kim K – I couldn’t believe the inner peace I felt. I know this is extremely superficial to reveal my jealousy of a celebrity but […].

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The Dream I Share With Ramana Mararshi

Elephant Journal

I died the other night … in a dream. I was in a huge high-rise building where one floor after another fell on top of me. Layers and layers of heavy debris were suffocating me. And then – there was this peaceful silence where I was in complete darkness. Still in the dream, I thought I […].

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What’s So Enticing About Past and Future Vs. the Present Moment?

Elephant Journal

If you think about it logically, it’s odd how we’re so used to having our attention focused on past and future, largely to the exclusion of the present. After all, the present is the only one that is, in fact, happening and that can be tangibly engaged right now — neither of which can be said […].

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Christmas season after loss. Lethal combination, let’s be honest.

Elephant Journal

December. Christmas is coming. My God, Christmas. 11 months after I walked out on my wife, and relationship of 12 years. 11 months, I should not feel it anymore, there should not be any more grief, depression and pain, or sentiment haunting you on the strangest hours. Right? Wrong. They say it can take years. […].

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A New Way to Think About the New Year: Something Has to Die in Order for Something New to be Born

Elephant Journal

A New Way to Think About the New Year: Something Has to Die for Something New to be Born It’s Tempting to Just Close the Door on the Past Research suggests that only eight percent of people achieve New Year’s resolutions (University of Scranton, 2002). My spiral tattoo is a reminder that every day I […].

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Dragons.

Elephant Journal

I invited my dragons over for tea this morning. It was bleak out; the perfect day for a fireside chat with them, and admittedly, it had been far too long since I intentionally got the gang together. Shame arrived first. She knocked so loudly and with such braggadocio that I thought the door might cave […].

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What Is the Right Path: To Settle in Relationships or to Build Deep Connections?

Elephant Journal

The subject of love is a complicated one. Recently, I discovered that the reason so many relationships fail is due to the lack of a deep connection between partners. Nowadays, many of us want to be in a relationship which has led to us going through a lot of trouble as we rush to get […].

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An Open Letter to Yoga

Elephant Journal

After nearly 30 years of practice, Dear Yoga, Now, I have something to say. Thank you. Thank you for Strength. Thank you for Compassion. Thank you for Grace. Thank you for Flexibility. Thank you for Safety. Thank you for Health. Thank you for Warmth. Thank you for Stability. Thank you for Discipline. Thank you for […].

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How to Cure Exhaustion

Elephant Journal

We used to have an apple tree in our backyard. It produced fruit that was a wonderful balance of tart and sweet. But one season – no apples. Over a period of months, the leaves shriveled. Then I found it, one morning, toppled over on the ground. Gophers had chewed through the roots. The fruit […]. Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Love Meditation Right Livelihood Yoga awakening exhaustion meditaion

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Wandering Death {Poem}

Elephant Journal

Where do we go when not wanting to be found? Where do we go when our bodies enter the ground? Who do we call when we’re lost and afraid? What do we say when we can’t find our way? Do we scream out to God for help and direction? Do we enter the forest for guidance, protection? Do […].

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How We Make Promises, Plans, and Possibilities

Elephant Journal

Many people have big bold visions for the world, but it starts with either a promise, plan, or possibility. I have a client who is currently in the process of writing a novel. It is a great story with tremendous relevance to the predicament that so many of us find ourselves in these days: isolation, […]. Enlightened Society acceptance accountability awareness plans possibilities promises Radical Brilliance

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This is What our Society Needs to be Truly Free.

Elephant Journal

Understanding?—?and and gaining control over?—?what what enters our bodies is one of the most fundamental steps toward true freedom. I believe this bio-sovereignty is critical to a truly free society. The physical inputs that enter our living system shape our experience of reality. Our consciousness is affected by everything our bodies take in. In order to achieve true […].

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A life well lived

Elephant Journal

She was happy, in an unnaturally raw way. It was contagious, everywhere she went she spread joy. She loved helping people, showing them their worth, making them feel loved, seeing their smiles. She was love, and then one day she met love. He was handsome, tall, and dreamy. But this wasn’t just another one of […].

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19 QUOTES THAT SHOULD ADORN YOUR WALL CALENDAR IN 2019

Elephant Journal

With the new year around the corner, it is time to make new resolutions again. All of us wish to start the new year with a positive and joyous attitude. Mark these motivational quotes on the calendar to give your new year just the right start. Life was, is and will remain ambiguous to all […].

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You Have to be Thin, White & Beautiful to be Worthy of Love.

Elephant Journal

I was seven when I had my first experience of being body shamed. I was sitting outside with a girl from my class, playing with rocks as the other kids ran around the playground. It was hot and I was wearing shorts and the girl suddenly reached over and poked at the skin under my […]. Eleditor Articles Enlightened Society Love

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