Just enjoy your life

Elephant Journal

Life can be tough, Intimidaiting. Remember that when it comes to you, your life may be the only one that matters. trying to find your way through all the madness that you’re hit with daily. It’s your universe. Make it in your image. Do with it what needs to be done.

2019 56

Embracing Mindfulness when Life Crumbles.

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2018 97

The Secret Life of the Single Traveler.

Elephant Journal

The life of a traveler is one of immense loneliness. It’s the hearing a bad song from your home country and finding yourself singing along kind of loneliness.

2018 91

"Dad life"

Environmental Economics

Life 219

7+1 Lessons of Life

Elephant Journal

7+1 things life has taught me. Life is a lifetime teacher and an impeccable teacher of a lifetime 2. Life is bizarre, beautiful, brutal all at the same time 3. We still don’t know if it’s us experiencing life or if it’s life experiencing us for without us life ceases to exist therefore it […].

2018 75

Personal Development Saved My Life

Elephant Journal

I was dragging my feet through life, never quite feeling fully present in anything that I did. About a year ago, I embarked on a journey of self-discovery. Then one day, in early 2018, I woke up and thought to myself, I don’t want to be here anymore. Why was I having these thoughts?

2019 65

3 Tests to Revolutionize our Love Life.

Elephant Journal

While personality tests are plenty and available, the finality of their results produces little consequence on our love life because they are isolated, whereas love is very much a connected and fluid thing.

2018 94

Thoughts About Life.

Elephant Journal

Sometimes it seems as though life just passes with a blur like a movie screen. The struggle of trying to juggle life is real. I swear it seems we all feel dead inside sometimes. With all the thoughts and anxiety that haunts us. How do we do it? Some days are filled with great […].

2018 62

Life Changes during Thanksgiving Season

Elephant Journal

I used to recount my life by traumas. A few years back I decided to recount my life by joys rather than traumas. In the past I would call myself “stupid.” ” One day, I caught myself at the first syllable and changed it to “stu-pendous!”

2018 76

A Life without Suffering is not the Life I Want.

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2017 87

surviving lifes invisible rat race

Elephant Journal

For the last decade I have been trying to find myself, accept myself and learn to love myself. That may seem like a ridiculous amount of time to spend on such a simple thing but in this fast-paced world we live in, it makes it incredibly difficult. Whether we realize it or not, from the […].

2018 91

Wildlife and Life Celebrations

10,000 Birds

As the baby survived days, weeks, and months, his parents created an entire social media life for him, including Facebook pages, YouTube videos, and a gofundme site to help with medical bills. He died four months later, and his parents called for a celebration of his life with a mass, world-wide balloon release. It just needn’t be at the cost of another’s life. Have an idea for a life celebration?

How To Actually Change Your Life

Elephant Journal

I resolved to change my life and go for my dreams, signed up for the success program, joined the gym, you name it. Every January, I used to fall for the shiny, beckoning promise to: “Make it happen this year!” A few months later, without fail, I returned to the way I’d been before, and […].

2019 70


Green Earth Journey

Please excuse the upcoming language. It's F*CKING snowing here! What the H*ll? I thought we were over this SH*T?! I had to bring in all my hanging plants and potted plants last night, I don't know if they are going to make it. The only reason I put them out was because Weather.com 10 day forecast told me it was getting warmer with nightly lows not going below 27 degrees. And now I am sitting here looking out the window and it is f*cking snowing. UGH, New York

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Living the Good Life

Green (Living) Review

If you don''t have space for a garden at home where to grow food then, obviously, an allotment is the only option really if you want to, somehow, life the “good life”.

2015 182

Life is Precious & Fleeting.

Elephant Journal

It’s our toolbox of what we do and what we know will help us to rise to the occasion each morning when we’re not feeling like enough—when we’re feeling that human life itself is simultaneously precious and punitive.

2016 108

Death of Life

Elephant Journal

Death of Life A story about a murder and a suicide I have finally had enough. This Mask is heavy and my Soul is weary. I take the knife and plunge it in deeply, a little twist to make sure the job is done. It is a strange thing to not only watch the death […].

2019 43

This Is Life. {Poetry}

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Arts Enlightened Society Literary Journal acceptance awareness buddhism coping death grief healing joy life mindfulness pain poetry yin and the yangAs beauty transforms or anguish unfolds.

2017 87

Everything Good in Life is Messy.

Elephant Journal

Spirituality isn't about avoiding life. Instead, it is about staying in the middle of life and showing up with as much love, learning and energetic awareness that we can muster.

2016 107

Second Life.

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Inspiring (Wow) death family forgiveness love memories perception resurrection second life I once read this story about how we all die twice.

Life 94

A poem to remind us of the magic of life.

Elephant Journal

The magic of life. I remember now. The magic of you and true. Keeping true to what you knew was due. I love the unlimited opportunities that flow through the motivated wind at night. With somewhere to go, yet nowhere to be. No obligations, yet no room for patience.

2019 87

Life is Magical: 37 Life Lessons for my Children.

Elephant Journal

My children have been true miracles in my life.

Life 113

Life, Sometimes.

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Sometimes, life means letting the fantasy remain a fantasy. Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems boundaries experience passion risks say no Say yes

Life 83

Designing the Life you were Meant to Live Starts Here.

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2018 101

A Messy Life. {Poem}

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) awareness fear happiness life love mindfulness perfection self loveMess it up and have fun in the process.

Life 104

Life is Our Reflection.

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Literary Journal life metaphor mirror poetry reflectionEven the imperfections we see.

Life 101

How Tinder changed my Life.

Elephant Journal

Something like Tinder gives us the opportunity to expose ourselves to potentially life-changing relationships and thereby, gives us access to developing a greater understanding of ourselves and what we really want.

2017 83

5 Tough Life Lessons my Rescue Puppy taught me about Moving Forward after Loss.

Elephant Journal

I was not looking to add a dog to my life any time soon. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Animal Rights Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Family better human elephant magazine French bulldog grief life lesson puppy rescue animal trust

2018 94

Unconditional Love—A True Story of Life & Death.

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Animal Rights Enlightened Society Funny Green Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga conditional love divine love lessons from the universe life and death meaning of life mindfulness moments of insight save the bees unconditional love universe words of wisdomIt’s September 26th, 2018, and the universe is about to teach me an amazing lesson about unconditional love.

2018 81

Words Unseen Force Shaping Life

Elephant Journal

If I tell you that Words are shaping human life, then you may not believe it. But it is the truth. Words are the force to communicate, spread the idea, make people follow you, build communities and even nations. There was a time when word of mouth was the only way to spread the word […].

2019 50

Why Settling in Life leads to Suffering in Life.

Elephant Journal

Faced with the knock of an unknown stranger, the primitive centers in the brain light up. Fight? Flight? Freeze? What’s the appropriate response? Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Meditation Yoga awareness curiosity embracing the unknown facing the unknown fear meditation nano teaching sufferin

2018 91

Make Life something that Matters.

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Arts & Culture Inspiring (Wow) Literary Journal Non New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) freedom life life matters live live freely live life live wildly Make it Matter poetry proseWring yourself out. Twist and shout. Break a few rules—but only if you have to.

2016 83

Why I Rewrote the Narrative of my Life.

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) insecurities Life story memories personal growth self who you are becoming your pastI have a whole slew of memories that convinced me for the longest time that I was not worthy of anything good. That I was an awful person.

2018 91

Love Life. {Poem}

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Don't let your love life affect how you love life. Arts Enlightened Society Love acceptance fulfilment happiness joy life love poetry

2017 64

Photography Saved My Life.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today death Grieving healing life's purpose photographyAnd that’s when things started to change. Our little project took off. I was attending games and cheer meets.

Life 103

The 'One Planet' Life – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The ''One Planet'' Life A Blueprint for Low Impact Development by David Thorpe published by Routledge (part of Taylor and Francis) November 13, 2014. book review green living The ''One Planet'' Life

Planet 179

Life. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

Adventure Arts & Culture Literary Journal chances greater things Lao Tzu life poem questions to ask travelI lived more in the four months of traveling than I had in the past two and a half years. It’s not to say that I didn’t have an.

Life 63

When the Travel Bug Bites Hard—the Mindful Life of a Wanderer.

Elephant Journal

India had been a steep learning curve.

2018 98

6 Steps to Leading a Balanced Life in a Non-Stop Culture.

Elephant Journal

When you figure out what’s important to a balanced life—things like a reasonable work schedule, regular workouts, downtime with your family, an active sex life, and a real vacation—the only thing that’s left to do is stand up and demand them. Discipline is liberating.

2018 94

The Unveiling of Life.

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Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Literary Journal awakening life poetryThis type of fear has no place here.

Life 91

Remember this when a Life Transition hits you Hard.

Elephant Journal

Family Inspiring (Wow) Love empty nest family getting older hits you hard life changes life phases life transition passages rememberAfter raising four children, I find myself an empty-nester. And I don’t want to be. And I’m not sure how to get to that place in time where I’m okay with the situation. Where I’m not sitting upstairs in his room, going through his stuff, and weeping over baby pictures.

Simple Tips For Extending Food Shelf Life

Green Living Tips

Extending the shelf life of food can be a very simple green action that may also save you a bunch of money as well. articles & guides food

Food 206

Reigniting our Creativity & our Hunger for Life.

Elephant Journal

Academy Alumni Elephant Academy Food Right Livelihood academy chefv cookbook of life cooking elephant academy elephant journal word entrees write writingElephant Journal's summer Academy finished this month. I saw it as a test kitchen—a place where we could experiment with our ingredients and our own techniques.

2018 68