Fri.Feb 08, 2019

Tussock Jumper: Cabernet Sauvignon (2017)

10,000 Birds

Only a few days ago this week, we passed the midpoint of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s more than halfway over now, but there’s undoubtedly plenty more cold weather to come. Time for another bottle of red wine to get us through to spring.

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You and I: A Poem about a Timeless Love Story

Elephant Journal

The timeless relationship between Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti and the late Egyptian novelist Radwa Ashour — as traced through their literary works — is one of the twentieth century’s great love stories. Barghouti writes about their relationship in his seminal memoirs, I Saw Ramallah and I Was Born There, I Was Born Here. The story begins when they met as […].

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How is hormone therapy used to treat redistribution or accumulation of body fat ?

Conservation Hawaii

This study is investigated the efficacy of 5 different important types of Viread formulations in the nonoccupational noise exposure and population. gilead sciences, inc. has received approval from the food and drug administration for its prescription medicine and oral contraceptive.

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We will never Love the Same Way Twice.

Elephant Journal

I believe that we don’t love in the same way twice simply because everyone is different and every relationship or even situationship is different. Main Categories* Enlightened Society Love Non New-Agey Spirituality broken hearts elephant magazine Kate Rose learning to love again letting go love loving again mindful love Moving On soul connections we never love in the same way twice

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7 reasons to feel optimistic about the beauty industry

Elephant Journal

From setting unrealistic standards to using unethical production and testing methods, the beauty industry has quite a lot of catching up to do in terms of restoring consumer trust, but that doesn’t mean that things aren’t getting better.

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8 Steps To Help Your Grieving Pet Heal Faster

Elephant Journal

What happens to your pets when a companion animal dies? The loss of a beloved family pet can overwhelm everyone in the household. Your remaining pets can also be deeply affected by the loss of a companion animal. They may show immediate signs of depression or other behavioral changes. Some pets become so despondent, they die soon after their companion of what seems like a […].

2019 72

Yoga & Spiritual Teachers Have Their S**t Together, Right? Wrong.

Elephant Journal

This post contains references to suicide and mental health struggles. I posted this originally on my facebook page, then as a blog post on my website. I shared it to some fb Yoga groups and got a much larger response than I thought I would. It seems this conversation needs to be had. I am […].

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Dear Valentine, You’re Far From Perfect. The Undeniable Advantage Of Loving You Anyway

Elephant Journal

Progress. Not Perfection Progress: the undeniable advantage of loving yourself, just the right amount. Not so much it’s selfish. Not so little we put others’ needs first and dismiss our own as luxuries. Just the right amount. Because striving for perfection is an unhealthy driver. Motivation morphs into the extrinsic need to prove our worth to […]. Blog Love

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What I want my Daughters to know about Love on Valentine’s Day.

Elephant Journal

Love all the things in all the lands every day. Academy Alumni Editor's Picks Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Love being single elephant magazine hallmark holidays love mindful love relationships self love single on valentines day v-day Valentine's Day

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It’s Time to Get in Touch with (& Actually Touch) our Own “Vajay-jays.” {Adult}

Elephant Journal

My clients often call it “disconnected sex”. This article is about the impact that has on us, and how we can empower ourselves. Adult Enlightened Society Health & Wellness #metoo era consent disconnected sex elephant magazine lovemaking mindful relationships mindful sex sacred sex sensual sex sexual understanding our bodies vaginas yoni

2019 67

8 Ways to Become the Raw & Vulnerable Human that You Are.

Elephant Journal

Confession. I used to equate vulnerability with weakness. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Arts Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Love Non New-Agey Spirituality acceptance belonging break open brene brown creativity elephant magazine human raw self-worth sincerity vulnerability vulnerable

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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 elephant magazine gratitude meditation mindful mindful eating mindfulness practicing mindfulness present moment senses

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What I Wish I’d Known About Early Motherhood.

Elephant Journal

A thick, mossy layer of guilt grew over me. I’d wanted this so much. Maybe I’m just not cut out for motherhood. Maybe I don’t deserve him, I thought. Blog Family Love early motherhood letter to my younger self motherhood postpartum depression

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What makes debt consolidation a reliable choice as compared to others?

Elephant Journal

Debt is one of the common issues among business startups because they have to take so many loans to initiate the process. With the loan, the startup becomes easy, but it is not the best solution always, right? There are many reasons which can make you avoid a loan.

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Connecting the Dots (Part 6): How I Went from Being a San Francisco CFO to an Athens Yoga Instructor

Elephant Journal

This is part of a series called Connecting the Dots: How I Went from Being a San Francisco CFO to an Athens Yoga Instructor. The first installment is here. Last week’s installment is here. 1.5-1.6 A Festival in a Field in France (August 2009) I’ve got to hand it to my Kundalini Yoga teachers-they […].

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What does your praise really encourage?

Elephant Journal

When I get praised in class, it’s when I’ve demonstrated physical progress. When I’m stronger, when I’ve done something without fault, when I show more stamina. And I know I’ve done this in teaching my own classes – after many attempts at a yoga posture, a student ‘gets it’ I celebrate that breakthrough with them […].

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Desperation

Elephant Journal

Desperation. It oozes from you like a sickness. A slow cancer that is taking hold and growing. Tumors full of lies, cover-ups, silencing, and denial. There is no treatment when you won’t recognize the slow death that is taking over. You were offered treatment.

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Apprentice Submission: Waking up to the Reality of our Dreams in Sleep Paralysis.

Elephant Journal

My first sleep paralysis experience as a child was terrifying. I felt like I was suffocating, I couldn't move my limbs, or breathe normally. I've never forgotten this feeling.

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Problem – its root cause and Solution

Elephant Journal

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Breathe

Elephant Journal

I’m not sure how to say this…” I knew what was coming. I paused. Halted in word and thought. A momentary holding of breath. “I’m so sorry for your lost.” ” – And, flow. My drip drip of living bursts and I’m talking but not thinking.

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Places to Visit in Dubai

Elephant Journal

Places to Visit in Dubai Burj Khalifa Tick a visit to the world’s tallest working off your can list.

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How I Came to Terms With My Unconscious Racism and White Privilege

Elephant Journal

How I Came To Terms With My Unconscious Racism “The white liberal must escalate his support for racial justice rather than de-escalate it…. The need for commitment is greater today than ever.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Before I give my story, I want to preface this article with its summary. A “TLDR” (too […].

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Boss Babe Stories: Yoga, Wine and Secrets

Elephant Journal

The trendy feminine who is rising through the ranks has a new moniker–Boss Babe. Andrea, Vanessa, and Megan are fiction characters based on true life. It’s in every yoga studio, in every eyelash extension salon, 6:30pm at the liquor store, and tucked away in the phrase, “Let’s have a girls night.” Cities like Los […].

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7-Point Checklist to Begin your Meditational Journey Right Now

Elephant Journal

A famous poet once said that meditation is the self-reflective art that allows you to ‘know yourself’ a little bit more, to control what is controlling you, and to dissolve your consciousness into the collective pool. It is a peaceful practice unlike any other, which calms the inner turmoil and sharpens the focus of the […].

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Problem – its root cause and Solution

Elephant Journal

Oppression – rape – outrage, murder, conspiracy – corruption –deception, – inhuman destructive violent madness –those which are being taken place in our all sides, at the root of those, there are– scantiness of consciousness, blindness owing to ignorance and severe aberration of the mind –mental sickness. And also, that which movement –mass awakening […].

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Certainty that Wasn’t

Elephant Journal

As my fellow volunteers and I slowly sipped our cold Chang beers, we discussed a topic we not only all agreed on, but we knew for sure what the outcome would be. This was in October 2016, one month before the doomed election which to many, including myself not only set our country back but […].

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Apprentice Submission: What on Earth is Happening to me? – Analyzing Sleep Paralysis.

Elephant Journal

Original title: What on Earth is Happening to me? Analyzing Sleep Paralysis. Xelian Hunt I can’t breathe, but I can hear myself moaning. I jerk around, or don’t…? My eyes are open, staring into nothing, or everything…? I’ve been trying to free myself from this purgatory for what seems like eternity. I am looking at […].

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How to be sustainable this Festival season

Elephant Journal

One of my favourite things in the world, are music festivals. They are a time where I feel most alive. I can dance all day and night. Listen to incredible music. And of course, cover myself in glitter. However, the downside to music festivals is the impact it has on the environment. People leave rubbish, […].

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Problem – its root cause and Solution

Elephant Journal

Oppression – rape – outrage, murder, conspiracy – corruption –deception, – inhuman destructive violent madness –those which are being taken place in our all sides, at the root of those, there are– scantiness of consciousness, blindness owing to ignorance and severe aberration of the mind –mental sickness. And also, that which movement –mass awakening […].

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The Journey of Mental Health Recovery: Why It’s a Good Thing

Elephant Journal

We are a society that likes results fast. We went from drive-thru lanes at fast-food restaurants to having Uber Eats bring our meal to us. Now, we can pull into a parking spot at the grocery store and have people bring our groceries right out to our car at the designated time. Or, we can just have […].

2019 43

Caring for Your Mental Health Under Financial Strain

Elephant Journal

There are a million articles about self-care out there, but have you noticed that investing in self-care can cost a lot? Spa days, essential oil diffusers, yoga classes, and weekend getaways are all excellent stress relievers, but they could take a significant chunk out of your paycheck. If you’re looking for ways to protect and […].

2019 43

New apprentice submission: The Journey of a Broken Child.

Elephant Journal

Original title: The Journey of a Broken Child. Intro: OR: It’s interesting how holding onto pain and suffering leads some of us to people who are in pain and suffering. My pain started at a ripe young age of 5. I grew up with a father who was angry and unpredictable. I never knew when […]. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Family Inspiring (Wow) Meditation

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It’s ok…really

Elephant Journal

It is DEFINITELY ok to say NO and other things that re/enforce your self boundaries.

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Finding Whimsy in Ordinary Life

Elephant Journal

After a recent girlfriend trip to Mexico, I found myself feeling glum about returning to the day to day humdrum of stress and responsibility. You know that feeling – leaving behind the sun-drenched beach, snorkeling and kayaking in the turquoise water, and feeling free and easy. Vacation. Then the flights and the jetlag, the return […].

2019 43

Otis’s Guide to Living Well in the ‘Year of the Pig’

Elephant Journal

With our swine-tacular pal Otis staying with us, it really is the Year of the Pig around here, and I have learned quite a few things from this little boar. In fact, I would be remiss not to share some of the wisdom Otis has already imparted in our time together. So here it is: […].

2019 43

Transform Your Self-Image With These 5 Steps

Elephant Journal

Whether you have chronic low self-esteem or your confidence has taken a recent beating over a life crisis, job loss, or break-up, don’t feel bad. Everyone’s self-image takes a hit once in a while and can use a boost. If you feel like you see only the negatives when you look at your personality, abilities, […].

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