An Inadequate Thank You to those in a Thankless Profession.

Elephant Journal

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

What are the Challenges in Teaching Profession?

Elephant Journal

After parents, teachers have the most important role in a student life. They are the one who mold the character of their students and contribute to raising educated, sane and responsible citizens of our country. This makes teacher jobs valuable and significant as they have the opportunity to impact the lives of students and the […].

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

Utilizing the Awakened Heart of Kuan Yin in the Helping Professions

Elephant Journal

In the counseling, social work, sacred healing and the other helping professions there is a phenomenon commonly espoused as “compassion fatigue.” This phenomenon is studied, researched and discussed amongst professionals in the field. While some believe that compassion fatigue is a result of being exposed to a traumatized person, others believe that it is just […].

Teaching Yoga is Not a Legitimate Profession. ~ Mathew Bergan

Elephant Journal

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

Elephant Journal

"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.".

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?

What everyone gets Wrong about Life Purpose.

Elephant Journal

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.

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

Elephant Journal

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.

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

Elephant Journal

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.

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The AER editorial board would do the profession a service by explicitly spelling out the sort of prestige that allows one to be taken seriously by the AER

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: Dear AEA Member: Our records indicate that your membership will lapse on Jul 31, 2013, and we invite you to renew your membership at this time. AEA membership provides a number of important benefits including the ability to access all seven AEA journals online, preview pre-publication accepted articles for AEA journals, access EconLit for Members, sign up for update alerts by JEL code and quarterly AEA virtual field journals, and include yourself in the Directory of Members.

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

Elephant Journal

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 63

In Defense of Legal Prostitution.

Elephant Journal

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.

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Can “Right Livelihood” Bring Home the Bacon?

Elephant Journal

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Solar Spaceship modeled lamp professes a future filled with asteroid mining

EcoFriend

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

What We Do is Overrated.

Elephant Journal

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.

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

Elephant Journal

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

Elephant Journal

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.

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

Elephant Journal

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 63

3 Ways I Healed my Body when Doctors told me to “Just be Patient.”

Elephant Journal

The medical profession will likely tell you to be patient. That’s what I was told—but there is a difference between being patient and being mindful. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Health & Wellness brain injury concussion elephant magazine heal your body healing keto diet meditation mild traumatic brain injury mindfulness post-concussion syndrome traumatic brain injury

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How Clinging Led Me to the Path of Letting Go

Elephant Journal

I was three years deep into a futile pattern of loving a friend who had professed love, but not shown that love fully, clearly or consistently. In short, he was emotionally unavailable. The more he pulled back, the more I gave.

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Using Self-Care to Combat Compassion Fatigue

Elephant Journal

Compassion fatigue is common in helping professions such as medicine, social work, or care giving. What is compassion fatigue exactly? Compassion fatigue occurs when symptoms develop due to chronic stress from caring for others. Those symptoms can include feeling physically tired, hopeless, apathy regarding work, and difficulty concentrating. It can also affect non-professionals who provide […].

2019 64

Apt Information About Optometrist

Elephant Journal

Optometry is a profession for health care. Optometrists take responsibility for the patient’s vision. An optometrist has in-depth knowledge of the executions and workings of the visual system and eye. They were previously famous as ophthalmic opticians and cure signs of injury, ocular diseases or abnormality, and many other optic conditions. An optometric treatment begins […].

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Turn Every Day into a Valentine’s Day with Sexy Lingerie

Elephant Journal

This is the time when many lovers dare to profess their love in hopes of getting their feelings returned and the couple who are already together renew their declarations of love. Valentine’s Day has just passed by and the scent of romance is lingering in the air. For most people, this is also the favorite […].

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Romance: the attainable pleasure

Elephant Journal

The word romance itself conjures up so many thoughts brought to the mind’s eye, like poetry dripping with rhythmic professions of love, candles lit everywhere by the hands of a thoughtful lover, flowers for no reason other than wanting your partner to know you are thinking of them and the words I love you floating […].

2019 43

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

Elephant Journal

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

For the Love of Winter

Elephant Journal

I am a self professed winter lover. It’s true. It may well have turned into my favourite season (Gasp! I said it). Sure I love the first shoots and buds of spring and the wall of heat and slow paced freedom of summer. And then there’s the crisp nights and warm days surrounded by the […].

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Navigating Adulthood

Elephant Journal

Some days I am productive and excited about my current profession. Some days I feel like everything is right in the world. Some days I want to sit in bed and eat melted cheese on pasta. Some days I apply for jobs I’m not at all interested in, just to feel like I’m making changes. […].

2019 40

Why Needing to Be The Best, Makes Me the Worst.

Elephant Journal

When I found myself only two years into my new profession of being a mental health therapist completely […]. I am a perfectionist. This is a difficult identity for me to acknowledge. I have prided myself on being spontaneous, flexible, easy-going, just messy enough to call it natural, and reckless enough to simply call it fun.

2019 40

I am a Recovering Emotional Vampire.

Elephant Journal

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

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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."  

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.

"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.

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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.

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.

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.

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!

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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

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