Sat.Sep 16, 2017 - Fri.Sep 22, 2017

Acupuncture: the Real Fountain of Youth.

Elephant Journal

Regular acupuncture treatment can make you feel more energetic and reduce the outward signs of aging. Here are seven ways acupuncture. Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today acupuncture anxiety better sex engery jing looking younger pain Qi reducing pain stress younger skin

2017 23

Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of September 2017)

10,000 Birds

Certain seasons demand as much birding time as a person can spare, and sometimes even more than that. But be sure to set aside a minute or two during even the height of migration to share news of your sightings. Birding is one of those activities much improved by the stories told by its enthusiasts.

2017 21

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The Ocean Flyway: The Surprising Open Water Routes of Songbird Migrations

Nature Conservancy - Science

Research reveals that songbirds make much longer migrations over open water than previously thought. Why do they choose this arduous route? Birds & Birding Birding Birds Migrations Technology

2017 21

Why upcycling must become an economic sector

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Upcycling is, in general, the process where (at least) some of the shape and properties of the original waste product are retained – though not always, and we will come to that later – and where another useful product is produced from it.

3 Simple Ways to Actively Practice Peace in our Lives.

Elephant Journal

More than ever, our ability to connect with others is in jeopardy. We live in a world full of hate and meaningless distractions. It is our job, my job, to be a vehicle for peace in a unique way. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality connection elephant journal academy eye contact intentional peace listening nature practice peace

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Why Empathy is the Secret to Negotiating.

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Empathy. It’s a soft, fuzzy word we’re more likely to associate with social workers than the high-stakes world of international hostage negotiation. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Family Right Livelihood active listening awareness communication compassion empathetic communication empathy family fear life mindfulness negotiation parenting

Life 21

Where Are You Birding This Fourth Weekend of September 2017?

10,000 Birds

Whether you’re celebrating a new year or just a particularly birdy period of an ongoing one, you will hopefully find this weekend to be a very special one. Keep your eyes and minds open.

Can Pine Squirrels Change the Evolution of a Forest?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Could the loud but small pine squirrel have an outsized impact on how Western U.S. forests look? Wildlife Birds Forests Mammals Natural History Nature Pop Research

I've been taking my OCSA (i.e., "sabbatical") very seriously

Environmental Economics

I've even taken a sabbatical from this blog. I think that the dog walk has become a substitute (guilty pleasure when I'm working at home*) for the blog post (guilty pleasure when I'm in the office). Whatever is going on, I have too much to say about the way the world works to let this go on much longer.    *"Working at home" hahahahahahahaha!  

10 Signs that Woman you adore is your Soul Sister.

Elephant Journal

The following are 10 signs that you are with your soul sister: Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today #sacredsisterhood best friend is a soulmate empath child empath in relationship eros coaching Femininity Redefining Sisterhood Sacred Sisterhood sisterhood sisters soul sister soul sisters spirit sisters we are sisters ya-ya sisterhood

Water Feature Visitors

10,000 Birds

We have a small water feature off our back porch. It’s probably about 300 square feet in size, holding maybe 2000 gallons of water. In addition to nest boxes around the property and bird feeders in the yard, the water feature is our most efficient wildlife magnet.

Protect Our Lands with National Public Lands Day (September 30)

Green Living Ideas

One-third of America's land is in public hands, so let’s help our public lands continue to thrive for all to enjoy. Join National Public Lands Day to help clean, restore, and love the land where you live.

If its what you say I love it especially later in the summer*

Environmental Economics

Yoram Bauman (via the Stand-up Economist email): Just in time to help President Trump's advisors, I'm thrilled to report that the  Cartoon Introduction to Economics  is  now available is Russian  (ba-da-boom!) plus  a dozen other languages. 

How I found Purpose after the Heartbreak of Child Loss.

Elephant Journal

My real purpose—just being her dad—was right in front of me and I couldn't fully see it. Arts Family Inspiring (Wow) Literary Journal Right Livelihood calling child loss daughter death fatherhod heartbreak life purpose poem poetry sad vocation

Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge

10,000 Birds

Growing up in central Oregon, allowed me to experience such a diverse amount of habitat, and the wildlife that resides there. It is a high desert, with sagebrush flats, surrounded by Ponderosa Pines, yet we still have large waterways, for waterfowl and shorebirds.

Protect Our Lands with National Public Lands Day (September 30)

Green Living Ideas

One-third of America's land is in public hands, so let’s help our public lands continue to thrive for all to enjoy. Join National Public Lands Day to help clean, restore, and love the land where you live.

How Having More Fun can actually make us More Successful.

Elephant Journal

We don’t deserve a break yet because we didn’t complete that project. We don’t deserve to have a little fun because everyone else is. Health & Wellness Literary Journal Right Livelihood Harvard study how to be successful live now productivity rewards success the power of having fun work breaks

7 Ways to Nurture our Femininity.

Elephant Journal

These are the seven ways I consciously nurture my femininity, and these practices have transformed my life. You can do them too! Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today accessing our feminine celebrate femininity divine feminine embracing the feminine empowered feminine feminine feminine energy feminine essence feminine gifts feminine healing feminine mystic feminine spirit

5 Questions to help us Get Real with our True Selves.

Elephant Journal

A quote came up that has stayed with me. It said that writing from the heart means, “You’re telling the truth—maybe for the first time in your life—in an authentic way.”. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood authentic authenticity being honest brene brown elephant journal academy faith writing

2017 13

The Most Common Misconception about Quiet People.

Elephant Journal

There is a time and a place to speak, and there is a time and a place to listen—and personally, I believe that one of our society’s problems is that we think that the time to speak is constant. We forget the value of listening, because everyone is so obsessed with talking—with having their voices heard above anyone else’s—that they’re completely forgetting that other perspectives even exist, or that they might also be important.

Why Highly Sensitive Souls become Fatigued around Certain People.

Elephant Journal

The reason empaths experience other people’s emotional, mental, and physical anguish is ultimately so that they are prompted to take action. Feeling other people’s pain and torment compels us to alleviate it—not just for the other person, but also for ourselves, so we no longer feel it.

The Missing Step to Being a true Spiritual Healer.

Elephant Journal

Let's transform the world around us with not only with our thoughts, but our actions. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Inspiring (Wow) Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality ascension healer loving-kindness right action spiritual spiritual bypassing spiritual materialism spirituality

The Spiritual Truth No One wants to Accept.

Elephant Journal

'The other affirmations, faultless Wayne, good job. I'm with you, mate. But this one.I'm m not buying.". Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality ability to respond affirmation destiny dr wayne dyer eckhart tolle fate guided meditation meditation responsibility Tony Robbins Wayne Dyer

Diabolical Fall of 2017 Wood-Warbler Quiz

10,000 Birds

It is autumn, the time of year when wood-warblers are allegedly at their most difficult. But that isn’t tough enough for 10,000 Birds readers: no, we have to make things a bit more, shall we say, diabolical?

Birding the Sittee River

10,000 Birds

While in Belize back in August one of the outings we signed up for was a boat ride along the Sittee River, a mangrove-lined and placid river that flows into the Caribbean just south of Hopkins.

Goanna Creek Rest Area

10,000 Birds

Driving along the Carpentaria Highway from the Amungee Rest Area where we had stopped for lunch and enjoyed the company of well over one hundred Apostlebirds we reached the Goanna Creek Rest Area.

Trolling for Cuckoos in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

I watch birds pretty much all the time. This may come as a surprise to folks who keep their birding casual, or who limit their watching to a backyard feeder.

Inequality is the Real Source of our Divisions.

Elephant Journal

However we choose to articulate what it is we find so discomforting with inequality, we need to get better at explaining it and to stop acting as if everyone. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Right Livelihood Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

Elephant will vanish unless You do This. (no hype, sadly)

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The most Unlikely Teacher of Love.

Elephant Journal

When we accept our suffering as it is, then we learn to love more deeply. Enlightened Society Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Love Featured Today courage daoism love Non-dualism relationships suffering vulnerability

8 Tips to Tapping into our Body Funk by making Natural Choices. {Partner}

Elephant Journal

Let's start with eight tips and tricks to help transition from regular to natural deodorant: Conscious Consumerism Ecofashion Family Featured Events Green Health & Wellness Right Livelihood Yoga Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) cruelty free health natural deodorant

We Need to Stop Trying to Get Rid of Our Ego.

Elephant Journal

Don’t try to escape the ego. Simply observe it and keep it out of trouble. Enlightened Society Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today consciousness ego healthy ego identity non-dual non-duality perspective psychology spiritualit

Vape Your Vitamin B12. Crazy Genius or Crazy Stupid? {Partner}

Elephant Journal

Vape your vitamin B12. A better way to B. Conscious Consumerism Featured Events Health & Wellness Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) vegan vitamin b12 vitamin vape

The Mantra that Brings me Back from the Brink, Every single Time.

Elephant Journal

Day in and day out, there are responsibilities we have as parents, as partners, as friends, and family members, as well-adjusted members of society.