An Inadequate Thank You to those in a Thankless Profession.

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Family Right Livelihood family giving birth healers kindness maternity nurses mothers pregnancy thankless professionThey get threatened, physically assaulted and have their shoes ruined.

The Three Professions that Capitalism has Ruined.

Elephant Journal

Today many of the heart-based professions are losing their heart and soul to a corporatized system that just doesn’t seem to care about anything other than the almighty dollar. Arts Enlightened Society Right Livelihood actors arts corporate exploitation monetization money teachers woman

Teaching Yoga is Not a Legitimate Profession. ~ Mathew Bergan

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Yoga Teaching is Not a Legitimate Profession. Mathew Bergan. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Yoga Yoga Practice Yoga Wisdom asana Donna Farhi inmortal tantra unyogic ying yang yoga practice yoga teacher

How to Profess & Feel Real Intimacy. ~ Damien Bohler

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"It doesn''t matter if it isn''t pure poetry, and we stammer or stumble a little in the telling. The words are less relevant than the simple act of sharing that this person''s essence has reached in and moved us. And if we notice ourselves feeling shy, awkward, or vulnerable in the telling then even better! Speak that too.".

6 Skills we can Learn from Horses that Make us Better at our Jobs.

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Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Animal Rights Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy Right Livelihood career equestrian horse riding horses humility jobs leadership life skills life-lessons profession right livelihood teamwork

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Yoga Inc.: The Paradox of Mixing Practice and Profession. ~ Kristin Lynn Gilbert

Elephant Journal

Calling all yoga teachers out there. Have you ever felt discouraged by the apparent paradox between yogic philosophies and the reality of the yoga business world? Been placed at odds with the Eastern vs. Western approaches to the practice?

I propose the First Annual Env-Econ Open Non-Structured Colloquium, Compendium, Corrigendum, Conference and Seminar for the Inebriation of the Profession (sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar)

Environmental Economics

Is it time to rethink the academic conference? Academic conferences are a habit from the past, embraced by the administrativersity as a way to showcase knowledge and to increase productivity in the form of published conference proceedings. We have been complicit. Until now. We believe it is time to ask ourselves: What is the purpose of the conference? What has caused us to organize these things year after year without questioning their basis?

How I Ditched my Baking Business & Became a Forest Therapy Guide.

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Green Health & Wellness Forest therapy garden guide healing life change nature new profession OntarioI was ready for a change. I had been baking for 17 years and it had taken its toll on my body. I had sore knees and hips as well as an unhealthy addiction to sugar.

What everyone gets Wrong about Life Purpose.

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Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood be of benefit career find your path happiness job life purpose passion profession right livelihoodWe want to feel happy, fulfilled, meaningful—like our lives matter. We want to feel like there’s a point to all of this and that even our worst.

2018 50

Facebook is Not the Enemy—it’s our Mirror.

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Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Right Livelihood conscious enlightened profession facebook Fake news finding your voice life with Facebook mindful reality of social media savvy consumers social mediaSocial media is our mirror; it reflects back our issues. It can be a place for fakeness as well as for sincerity. It is up to us how we choose.

2017 53

“When are you getting a Real Job?” A Millennial’s Letter to her Concerned Dad.

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Arts Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality business entrepreneur freelancer generation letter to dad millennial parents professionMy dad adores me, and I know he wants the best for me, but to him that means one thing: a nine to five job with benefits.

2016 64

Solar Spaceship modeled lamp professes a future filled with asteroid mining


B.Sameer Kumar: Watch out Richard Branson, you now have competition when it comes to mining asteroids in space.

Going Crazy Is The Most Sane Thing To Do. ~ Michelle Collier

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) crazy joy perfect profession society soul We remember that we are not our possessions or our personalities or our accomplishments. We remember that we are not our beliefs or our educations. We remember our souls.

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Can “Right Livelihood” Bring Home the Bacon?

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Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Inspiring (Wow) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) being the change enlightened profession practical Buddhism proofreading at the IRS right livelihood"I proofread documents at the IRS.".

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The Western Woman Will Save the World.

The Alien Next Door

On the eve of the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference , in which we could especially use some feminine wisdom , I thought it appropriate to discuss a quote I was reminded of recently from a self-professed social entrepreneur I met in Chester, Nova Scotia (more on her in a later post).

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In Defense of Legal Prostitution.

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Enlightened Society Right Livelihood abuse feminism health Health & Wellness human trafficking legal prostitution legalization oldest profession prostitution sex sex slavery sex work stigma women's rightsDenying sex workers the right to do their work legally infringes on other rights, such as their access to.

2017 46

“A Writer Writes.” Tips for Living an Authentic Life.

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Literary Journal WAYLON: Editor''s Picks a writer writes authentic commitment fills your heart imagination living authentically on writing perfection stephen king tips for doing what you love tips for writers writing your profession your real job If you love something, but you don''t do it, it won''t be long before you''re falling apart at the seams. This applies to anything, not just writing. A builder builds. A nurse nurses. A painter paints.

2013 83

What We Do is Overrated.

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Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only career gerard murphy job profession self-worth Turiyatita who we are No, I’m not a pundit, guru, or Zen Buddhism practitioner. I’m just a fella who thinks for a living.

2014 66

Why I’ll Never Grow Tired of Little Hands & Big Hearts.

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Inspiring (Wow) being of service For Children gratitude learning listen little hands and big hearts profession right livelihood students teaching your storyShe sighs as she places her pencil down. Her eyes look up as if you’re her one saving grace.

2016 51

Only two?

Environmental Economics

" A lesser man might recognize that he is in the wrong profession From the inbox: I am sorry to inform you that I have decided to reject your submission. One of the referee reports began with: "I see two huge shortcomings."  

2015 138

"Killing EJMR"

Environmental Economics

The context of this discussion is that women are unacceptably underrepresented at all levels of the economics profession ( source ): Our profession, our work, and our image suffer from being male-dominated. Jim Campbell: For the last couple of weeks, the online economics community has been discussing and reacting to rampant misogyny on a website, Economics Job Market Rumors.

2017 100

Quote of the Day: If this doesn't work, we're going to hold our breath and stomp our feet until you listen

Environmental Economics

"There exists a vibrant community of pluralist economists in the UK and elsewhere, but these academics have been marginalised within the profession.

An endorsement (or two)

Environmental Economics

I look forward to using it in my class next term – I usually start class off with a survey of the students, and it will be fun now to compare their answers to those of the profession. From the inbox: I just read your article in REEP with the survey of environmental economists. Thanks for the article! And I really need to remember to check your blog more often…  I always mean to do that, and then just somehow it gets away from me…  but that’s a great resource too!

2017 116

The value of life as revealed by the media

Environmental Economics

Apparently if John wants to make it in this profession he should stop researching hurricanes and start researching Roseanne From : On Tuesday, two things happened: A New England Journal of Medicine article by Harvard researchers argued that the death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico was most likely thousands higher than the official number of 64; and Roseanne Barr, the sitcom star, was fired for a racist Twitter rant.

2018 109

5 Things We Need to Stop Assuming About Yoga Teachers & their Work.

Elephant Journal

When people admire my profession because they think it’s easy, it really rubs me the wrong way. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Yoga assumptions conclusions misconceptions teaching

But I Can’t Even Touch My Toes: Reasons Why We Should Still Try Yoga. ~ Brianna Wilkins

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We entered this profession because of our love for yoga, the physical movement, the spiritual practice and more importantly the amazing community: the kula. Health & Wellness Yoga asana fitness flexibility hanumanasana kula pinchamayurasana

Young Yoga Teachers: We are Missing Something Important.

Elephant Journal

What does this mean for our profession? While I’m still the youngest at my studio, I’m starting to notice the age gap slowly closing. Not because I’m getting older, but because the trainees are getting younger.

I am a Recovering Emotional Vampire.

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We are drama queens that constantly seek attention and thrive on our own self-professed victim status. Emotional Vampires are exhausting people that effortlessly deplete energy. We suck the life out of you. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality being in control bloodthirsty change communication emotional vampire empathy sunlight vulnerable

2018 55

Quote of the Day: At the risk of sounding like an environmental economist, I'm a fan of Sousa marches

Environmental Economics

What the hell does Jerry Hausman have against Sousa?

2017 100

The AERE tree is on the JAERE cover

Environmental Economics

In contrast, our view is that  JAERE’s  success will hinge on what we as a profession do on behalf of the new journal, rather than what happens to other outlets. In fact, there are three trees, providing instant credibility to the endeavor (as I had hoped ). Here

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Earthship Global Model

The Green Changemakers

the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their sustainability. Earthship 1. passive solar home made of natural and recycled materials 2. thermal mass construction for temperature stabilization.

7 Times You Should See An Energy Healer.

Elephant Journal

Although Energy Medicine is one of the oldest healing professions around, for many generations, it hasn't been recognized as a valid method for healing our bodies and minds by conventional medical practitioners.

What To Expect Your First Year as Yoga Instructor.

Elephant Journal

However, that was just the beginning of a long, sometimes frustrating, but ultimately interesting and rewarding profession of being a yoga instructor. As luck would have it, I started teaching weeks after I finished training.

How Long Must We Live With These Wildlife Conservation Myths?

10,000 Birds

He explains that “the profession of wildlife management, though it pays lip service to the notion of wildlife as a public trust, has a pronounced tendency to listen only to the voices it deems sufficiently qualified to speak. What myths am I referring to?

How Early Detection can save you from the Emotionally Unavailable Person.

Elephant Journal

It makes no sense how they can profess undying love, then suddenly—you’re alone and abandoned. These relationships turned me into a beggar and triggered old abandonment wounds. I noticed feelings of desperation trying to get these people to return to the loving, caring partners they were in the beginning. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love co-dependency distance emotional relationship self love self-development

2017 66

WATCH: Michael Ian Black Builds A Birdhouse For National Audubon Society


Comedian and also a self-professed “world genius” Michael Ian Black appears in a new video for the National Audubon Society, which kicks off its 2015 Toyota Together Green project.

"An Oath for Scientists"

Environmental Economics

  I will protect the credibility of my profession by making careful, transparent, calibrated claims. I swear that I will, according to my ability and judgment, protect the credibility of science by carrying out this oath and this indenture.

2018 145

Only a chump would buy this book

Environmental Economics

of the economics profession has never read an environmental textbook, I figure that there are a lot of possible sales here. Day 3 of the great textbook giveaway experiment: To celebrate my first day Visiting NUS next week,  I will be giving away free copies of my Fundamentals book  on Monday 8/26/13.

Teaching Yoga: On Service & Sustainable Sources of Income. ~ Elena Brower {Partner}

Elephant Journal

percent said yes, teaching is their only profession. In 2012, an extensive study was conducted on Yoga in America. Of the 800 plus teachers surveyed, 22.3 percent said no.

Economists believe that the CBO makes credible forecasts

Environmental Economics

See for yourself: [link]. And here is the information on the survey and panel: This panel explores the extent to which economists agree or disagree on major public policy issues. To assess such beliefs we assembled this panel of expert economists.

2017 179

"The 1993 Econ Ph.D. Cohort" rocked!

Environmental Economics

not bad but it wouldn't get you into the College Football Playoff ): REPEC's performance metrics turn everyone in the profession into a single scalar value. Matt Kahn (currently ranked #6 in the 1993 cohort.  Here is the current ranking of the world's class of 1993.  I am eagerly waiting for my retroactive Restud Tour Invite! REPEC Claims that I am an environmental economist and an urban economist.

2015 122

New editor at Land Economics

Environmental Economics

In his first “From the Editor” feature, which will appear in  Land Economics  volume 94 number 3 this July, Phaneuf expresses the ambition “to maintain the journal’s emphasis on empirical and pol­icy-relevant research in the field, while con­tinuing to expand its readership and author community to include broader swaths of re­searchers in the profession.” From the University of Wisconsin Press blog : When Daniel W.

2018 109

I Love You, now Leave me Alone. Why spending Time Apart can help our Relationships.

Elephant Journal

However, regardless of profession, a room of one’s own or having a separate space […]. Nearly 90 years ago, the writer Virginia Woolf said that in order to write fiction, a woman needed two things: money and a room of one’s own.