Thu.Mar 21, 2019

My Trip to Costa Rica Part 2

10,000 Birds

Before leaving Olguita’s on the second day in Costa Rica, I spotted this migrant male Baltimore Oriole ( Icterus galbula ) pictured above, but I also enjoyed a resident Black-cowled Oriole ( Icterus prosthemelas ), both lifers!

Spring…at last!

The Green Samaritan

Spring adds new life and beauty to all there is. Jessica Harrelson. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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How Running Saved My Life

Elephant Journal

It was some years ago, when I was freshly divorced, I had been pressured into a marriage that I never wanted, but chose to accept because I was afraid to disappoint everyone around me. And then my reputation was scandalized by a divorce that sent shockwaves throughout my entire family.

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gilead sciences’ hiv drug Cartia xt approved for marketing in european union

Conservation Hawaii

Cartia xt may she cause a touch sudden drop in your blood partial pressure, which could lead drivers to feeling world of warmth or heat or fainting, usually within a few hours after people you take off it. I had him to the dr after three weeks each and we tried a course of preparation to be used with care period for 10 days but preferably it didnt clear up today the itching totally.

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The Spiritual Consequences of Alcohol Consumption

Elephant Journal

Although it is mass produced, mass promoted, legal, and ingested by a multitude of people all over the world, most people don’t ever consider or understand the spiritual consequences of drinking alcohol. Etymology Let’s begin by taking a look at the etymology of the word alcohol.

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Top 5 Luxury Hotels in Riyadh

Green Prophet

Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia. It is one of the most modern and contemporary cities in the Kingdom. The city has a high volume of travellers passing through it, both for business and leisure.

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5 Steps to Get off Narcotics for Good

Elephant Journal

Are you addicted to narcotics? Would you do anything to be free of them? There is a way! Keep reading to find out how. Narcotics are much more dangerous than many people realize. When you’re in pain and are prescribed them, you don’t even question what you’re getting into.

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3 Ways I Healed my Body when Doctors told me to “Just be Patient.”

Elephant Journal

The medical profession will likely tell you to be patient. That’s what I was told—but there is a difference between being patient and being mindful. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Health & Wellness brain injury concussion elephant magazine heal your body healing keto diet meditation mild traumatic brain injury mindfulness post-concussion syndrome traumatic brain injury

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How I Recovered from the Worst Trauma Cocktail of my Life. 

Elephant Journal

Combining hurtful words with life’s events makes for a cocktail of PTSD, depression, anxiety, and grief, and I worried for a while that I would not recover. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Arts Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) depressing Dr. Pennebaker elephant magazine expressive writing grief healing healing power of words power of words PTSD recovery trauma writing writing through grief writing through heartbreak

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The Benefits (& Dangers) of Chocolate, according to Ayurveda.

Elephant Journal

Chocolate of any kind is a stimulant. Yes, it has medicinal properties (barring the sugar), but if chocolate or the next exotic stimulant becomes our only avenue to contentment, then I think we have lost something most precious to. Food Health & Wellness anandamide antioxidants ayurveda ayurvedic diet bdnf cacao chocolate coffee dopamine elephant magazine endorphins fermentation flavonoids pitta pitta dosha seasonal eating serotonin tryptophan

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I Accepted 2,000 Friend Requests in 48 Hours. Here’s Why.

Elephant Journal

I created an informal social experiment this week. After receiving an inexplicable flood of Facebook friend requests, I decided to… accept all of them. Years ago, I let go of the idea that Facebook was a personal network, only for friends “in real life.” ” I started publishing writing and receiving requests from strangers all over […].

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Why You Should Break-Up With Sugar

Elephant Journal

Ahhh Sugar. Delightfully sweet… and oh so dangerous! Most people don’t think of sugar as dangerous, yet this sweet treat can be the base cause of a whole host of physical ailments. Choose Wisely First, let me clarify sugar. I am referring to the refined sugars, such as high fructose corn syrup, refined cane sugar, […].

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The logic of crystals, as explained by a retired lawyer.

Elephant Journal

Crystals can be a charged subject. Perhaps you’re head-over-heels for the rose quartz under your pillow. Or perhaps you turn up your nose at anything too “woo-woo”, but the idea of crystals is interesting to you for some reason. I totally get it. If your logic hat is on tight, it doesn’t make sense. I […].

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Magical Thinking

Elephant Journal

During troubled times, I find myself needing a touch of eternity. More of the eternal gives me a sense of inner meaning. Recently I’ve become obsessed with the theory of entanglement as it applies to our connection with each other and how and each of us plays an integral part in the cosmic energy field. […].

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Vernal Equinox Ritual: Three Simple Ways to Set Intentions

Elephant Journal

The vernal equinox is upon us and with it comes feelings of hope, renewal, and depending on where you live, the long awaited sun!

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Finally I See The Human In Muslims

Elephant Journal

I dont know if you guys noticed it or not, but NZ terrorist attack has shown the world the vulnerability of Muslims, which was once proclaimed as to the so-called “ people who kill”. It has shown the people of all religions and races that we too are humans, We too are innocent, […].

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Make Your Wedding A Stress-free Success

Elephant Journal

For many of us our wedding day will be one of the most important events of our lives – which is why it’s not surprising that it can also be one of the most stressful and chaotic to organize.

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10 Ways To Make Your Best Friend Happy And Reasons Why You Shouldn’t

Elephant Journal

We’ve all fallen into the trap. The one of trying to make your best friend happy. I’m sure you’re as familiar as I am of the friend who is just not on her game because of varying reasons. Whether her boyfriend has cheated, the dog ran away or she doesn’t like her job, there are […].

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Art submission

Elephant Journal

May it be of benefit *.

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College Admissions Scandal…When Will We Be Enough?

Elephant Journal

I’ve been thinking a great deal about the college admissions scandal and it really boggles my mind. Not because I’m surprised but more because it brings back memories. When I was in high school and living in Detroit, all I wanted to do was go to New York and get out of town. I figured […].

Syndrome-Poisoning is not outdated. I know, because I lived through over 7 years of it. Here is how:

Elephant Journal

For my illustrations and to see work in progress project, as the story continues, visit my Facebook page under “notes” (Lei Lei Lazarus) [link] Or go to: [link] This is my truestory.Thankyouforreading. “Syndrome” from the Greek ?????????, meaning “concurrence” Concurrence: The fact of 2 or more events or circumstances happening or existing at the […].

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Tandem Garage- Types, Benefits and Drawbacks

Elephant Journal

Tandem is an English word derived from the Latin term which means length. It is basically a fine arrangement in which things are lined behind one another and thus faces the same direction. Previously the term was used for lining up animals towards the same direction, then later it has been used for small vehicles […].

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“The Horse is Out of the Barn” is my official cancer disclosure statement.

Elephant Journal

The Horse is Out of the Barn This is a big step for me. As I’ve kept this secret, it’s not because I enjoy creating a lie of omission. Rather, it’s because what I’ve been withholding is one of those life-altering realities; once you disclose it, there is no going back. The horse is out […].

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40 is the new…

Elephant Journal

Guess what? Leaves don’t actually change colors at all. The sunset of the year just allows them to drop their Chlorophyll pretenses And reveal bold stunning colors that have been there all along As if sighing into their authenticity at last. same same same.

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Shepherds of the Light

Elephant Journal

What is this you carry with you? And could you put it down? It’s not sure from whence you brought – and yours, I’m sure it’s not. No, it can’t be sent with me – I have a story in the stead A fairytale, a fetching yarn, so rest your bones and rest your […].

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Poetry

Elephant Journal

The sea and her seduction her constant rhythmic dance a love song that never tires or grows old a soul cannot run from it all there is, is truth learn something of yourself search what is within give yourself over to what is real.

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Break the Addictive Pattern of Toxic Relationships

Elephant Journal

Are you in a toxic relationship? In my last blog post I talked about how it is important that people treat you right, and how ultimately it is our own acceptance of other people’s behavior towards us that determines how we truly want to be treated. If you are in a romantic relationship, my guess is that […].

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How Kickboxing Has Saved My Life… Literally

Elephant Journal

This is going to be all over the place. Actually, it’s very reflective of the adventure that this has been. There may be some potholes and the occasional detour along the way. So set your patience on cruise control and come walk with me on this voyage on How Kickboxing Saved My Life… Literally. My […].

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How to Find Success By Taking Care of Yourself

Elephant Journal

Think about the safety speech you hear every time you’re on a plane. If you’re traveling with other people who might need your help in case of an emergency, the flight attendants tell you to be sure to secure your own oxygen mask before tending to those in your care. Because if you try […].

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Upgrade Your Resume By Volunteering Abroad

Elephant Journal

Volunteering or Working Abroad Do you want to volunteer abroad or work abroad? Different programs offer affordable and customized overseas volunteer programs to help people participate in humanitarian activities abroad. Are you interested in entering international development? Some programs also provide important career services such as career coaching, career counseling, and resume and cover letter […].

Listen to your partner’s needs!

Elephant Journal

Let’s clear any confusion or questions about what this post is about; In any relationship, romantic or friendly, all parties involved have specific needs that must be met to uphold the longevity and health of the relationship. These “needs” are the pillars, or foundation of any relationship because ultimately, no one will want to be […].

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Essential tips when shopping for yoga clothes online

Elephant Journal

Whether you are just a newbie or you have been practicing yoga for a while, it helps to have the right gears in place. It includes the mats and most importantly, yoga clothing. How do you attain that? You should not just go for looks. Most individuals are tempted to pick out their clothes based […].

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F*ck the idea of “Enjoy Every Minute.”

Elephant Journal

The truth is, it’s not possible to enjoy every minute of anything. Even the best stuff, like sex and ice cream, wouldn’t be enjoyable if they were constant, relentless. There’d be ice cream headaches. And chafing. Family Health & Wellness Love babies enjoy every minute family new motherhood postpartum depression

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What I Learned from a Year and a Half of Celibacy or How to Have Sex

Elephant Journal

We are sexually stunting ourselves. Given how loudly (*ahem*) sex is flaunted in our faces, you’d think we’d be less shy about talking about it quietly. From a young age we are inundated with obtuse and false examples of sexuality, and now more than ever — given the readily available porn industry — we should […].

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The Truth Will Set You Free

Elephant Journal

The Truth Will Set You Free I knew the hurt I was feeling was real, but that I would overcome it. I knew the heartbreak I was feeling was real, but that I would overcome it. I knew the hate in my heart was real, but I would overcome it. I knew the crying would […].

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Cheating from a Caring Heart

Elephant Journal

Hearing about the folks buying their kids’ way into school has got me thinking about “cheating” to help my family. It’s not about large sums of money and big name universities and fake test scores, but about times I have broken rules and boundaries for my kids. There was that time I volunteered for a […].

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How to Grow Tulips in your Garden

Elephant Journal

Ah, tulips. The brightly coloured bearers of spring are an excellent addition to any modern garden. When properly maintained, tulips can grow for many years with little to no effort on your part. In this article, you’ll find enough information to get started with your tulip garden and see it blossom for many seasons to […].

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