Sat.Sep 02, 2017 - Fri.Sep 08, 2017

Arizona in Summer: It Ain’t All Hummers

10,000 Birds

It’s a well-known fact that southeast Arizona in summer is awesome. At least for birders. My first birding trip ever was to Arizona.

Resisting Change is the Easiest Way to Miss Out on Life.

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There is a comfort in keeping things the same, predictable, even if things are dogsh*t. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. buddhism change how to accept change how to be happy impermanence philosophy resistance

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Help Solve a Problem on Africa’s Deepest Lake

Nature Conservancy - Science

Your idea could help create a lasting solution that can be replicated across many sites—one that benefits both people and nature. Help us #DemarcatetheLake! Citizen Science Fish & Fisheries Fish Fisheries Human Well-Being National Parks Nature + People Protected Areas Technology Try This Water

Growing Self-Sufficiency – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Enjoy chicken, eggs, fruit, veg? A simple way to grow your own Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Growing Self-Sufficiency Realize your dream and enjoy producing your own fruit, vegetables, egg and meat.

Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of September 2017?

10,000 Birds

September is as thrilling a month for birding as any and better than most. If you’re not fleeing for your life in the face of a natural disaster or picking up the pieces in the wake of one, you should definitely try to scan some birds this weekend!

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What’s in a Name: Attwater’s Prairie Chicken

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Henry Philemon Attwater was born in Brighton, England and spent his early adult years in Canada, but the state of Texas – which he first visited at 30 and made his permanent home at 35 – has embraced him.

Life-Changing Life Lessons from Two Dying Men.

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Remember, life is fleeting and precious. It should be treated as such until the very end. Enlightened Society Family Inspiring (Wow) Love death Hospice how to support a dying person life-lessons loved ones dying wisdom

Tracking Little Turtles on the Prairie

Nature Conservancy - Science

What do you do if you only have 8 known Blanding’s turtles in the population you’re studying at Illinois’s Nachusa Grasslands Preserve? Get out the hoop traps and the sardines. From the Field NatureTech Wildlife Field Notes Herps Protected Areas Research Technology

Graphic of the Day: Karma?

Environmental Economics

Greenport Harbor Brewing Company Black Duck Porter

10,000 Birds

Having grown up in Suffolk County on Long Island, New York, I made the reasonable assumption that the Black Duck Porter made by Greenport Harbor Brewing Company was named for the American Black Duck , a locally common dabbler found throughout the East End’s many bays and saltmarshes.

Yoga Retreat Celebrates 17 Years of Learning & Practice in Community.

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Their initial plan was to follow in the footsteps of the Southwest and Yoga Journal style conferences, bringing in a few big-name teachers to draw in registrat. Enlightened Society Yoga Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today and Ellen Smith austin Charles MacInerney Donna Belk Texas Yoga Retreat yoga festival

Dead-simple pocketknife is the best

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A dead-simple pocketknife is the best to carry, especially on a daily basis, and the Opinel fits that bill on all levels.

Want to stay close to nature in Europe? Try mobi-camping!

Green Traveler Guides

| It’s Glamping Plus | You know about glamping—luxury camping with the comforts of home. But have you heard of mobi-camping? We didn’t think so. We just coined the phase…pass it on.

Good News for UK Birds (and Birders)

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Some of Great Britain’s most cherished seabirds just got an added layer of protection. Officials designated 12 miles along the coast of Northumberland as a Special Protection Area , according to Natural England, the U.K. government’s independent adviser on the natural environment.

6 Ways to Stay Hopeful & Grounded in an Unsteady World.

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In order to participate and resist, I needed to quickly recover from the election loss, so I developed a set of self-care techniques that have. Blog Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Meditation Right Livelihood Yoga 2016 Presidential Election Building a community dealing with loss gratitude hillary clinton meditation politics self-care techniques social justice the resistance

The Scent of Time – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The scent of time A Philosophical Essay on the Art of Lingering By Byung-Chul Han Published 1st September 2017 by Polity Books (Part of Wiley) Paperback 146 pages Price: £9.99

Limbaugh's version of the Broken Window Fallacy

Environmental Economics

The Washington Post is reporting that Rush Limbaugh said that the media over-reports the intensity of hurricanes to create more panic which benefits both local retailers and the media: There is symbiotic relationship between retailers and local media, and it’s related to money. It revolves around money.

Welcome Our New Beat Writer, Tristan Lowery

10,000 Birds

If there is one thing better than a nice cold beer after a long day of spring migration I don’t know what it is. A mojito while birding in the tropics is often refreshing and a nice glass of red wine after a Christmas Bird Count is a great way to unwind.

What to do When Hard Stuff happens to People we Care About.

Elephant Journal

It’s the "big hard stuff" of political events (and their direct and personal impact), financial distress, serious illness, or even death, break-ups, or divorce. Losing what was important and gave us a sense of self or meaning. Or, losing something that was valuable and good in our lives. Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality awareness being present emotion friendship holding space processing emotions

Speciesism And The Palm Oil Debate


There is no doubt that conventionally produced palm oil is an ecological disaster. The substance has long been a point of contention between vegans and non-vegans alike, in light of its effects on the rainforest and the non-humans who depend on that ecosystem.

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How Non-Invasive, Anti-Aging Treatments are Showing Promise. {Partner}

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The doctors unveiled an at-home method to reduce the appearance of crepey skin. Featured Events Health & Wellness aging aging well beverly hills md crepe skin partner sponsor

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Why we keep Attracting the Wrong Partners.

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We can unknowingly hold onto the parent who hurt us by seeking abusive or unavailable partners. By idealising the abusive partner, we deny the abuse to uphold our positive image of them, often repeating this pattern of accepting abuse, in the hope of feeling loved. Enlightened Society Family Love Non New-Agey Spirituality inner work love love bombing old wounds relationships romantic partner self love

10 Signs you’re “Woo-Woo” & Proud.

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When someone calls you "woo-woo" does the hair on your arms stand straight up? Enlightened Society Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga art doreen virtue magical nature spiritual spirituality witch woo-woo

Refresh your Relationship in just 3 Simple Steps.

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We often hear that relationships are a balancing act, requiring ongoing repositioning and adapting to our partner's cues in order to. Love Z ADMIN Love Featured Today dating don't settle finding the one love making it work relationships saving a relationship sex soulmate unconditional love

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Only the Fearless Heart can Know Love.

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To love is to express one's vulnerability, and people don’t want to feel vulnerable. It reminds us that we are human. Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Love Z ADMIN Love Featured Today conscious love courage fearless heart love mindful love relationships true love vulnerability what it takes to love

My Addiction to Ambition & the Antidote from my Soul.

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As a young woman, especially as a competitive runner, nothing made me stand taller than someone telling me that I was an "ambitious young lady.". Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood ambition contentment courage fear passion self-worth soul

Linking Sex & Spirit: 3 Sexperts Share their Favourite Tantric Practice.

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Sex and spirit are intertwined, in that when there is a spiritual connection, sexual intimacy is. Health & Wellness Love Sexy energy exchange eye gazing healing practice learn tantra sacred sex Sacred Sexuality solo practice spiritual practice spiritual practice for busy people spiritual practices spiritual sex tantra vulva

Turmeric: From Superfood to Instagram Photo Op.

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Let it be us—conscious and aware us—who make the decision and enjoy that delicious golden milk that, if taken balanced, will be of benefit to our bodies and help us stay healthy throughout the winter. Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Food Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today ayurveda conscious choice conscious consumersism Golden Milk superfoods sustainabiity turmeric turmeric latte

Open Letter to Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, on the Purchase of Whole Foods.

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So much now rests in your hands. Enlightened Society Food Green Right Livelihood Amazon climate change eco food green jeff bezos open letter right livelihood Whole Foods

How I Learned to be with Difficult Emotions—in 3 Steps.

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Rumi says, "This being human is a guest house. Every morning is a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor.Welcome and entertain them all.". Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Health & Wellness Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality anger awareness breath difficult emotions meditation mindfulness practice sadness saying no

On the Importance of Not Giving so many F*cks.

Elephant Journal

If we could all stop taking things so personally—if we could understand that people's lives go beyond just ourselves—we would spare ourselves (and others) so much suffering.

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Every Man has a Wounded Boy Living Inside of Him.

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Our wounded boy is the untended, unacknowledged, and often calcified wounds that we men feel—wounds that originate from all we did wrong, all we couldn’t get right. Enlightened Society Family Inspiring (Wow) fear of failure inner boy inner child inner self practicing vulnerability vulnerability wounded boy

This is why Environmental Problems Should be Blamed on Consumers.

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As citizens, it will always be the responsibility of consumers and citizens to demand laws, policies, and products that do not harm the environment or wildlife. Animal Rights Boulder Conscious Consumerism Ecofashion Enlightened Society Green Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today awareness bcorps biodegradable change conservation consumerism consumers corporations eco environment environmental problems green plastics politics practice

Register now: Free Live Training with Waylon Lewis.

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Ask Waylon Anything (about how to Serve our World & Make a Good Living Doing So through Mindful Media) Academy deadline at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time on September 7th! Discover your voice—and your mindful career path. Get a free hour of live training and Q&A about Elephant Academy with Waylon Lewis, award-winning founder of Elephant […].