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This is why Gratitude is not based on “Things.”

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Practicing gratitude this way doesn't limit us to just what we have. It's much bigger than that: Enlightened Society Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality gratefulness gratitude I have enough present moment reframing perspective

The Millipede That Protects Itself with Cyanide

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Some millipedes use chemical warfare to ward off predators others glow in the dark, and yet these amazing critters are understudied. You can contribute to scientific knowledge of millipedes by reporting your sightings to iNaturalist. Wildlife Nature Pop Weird Nature

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Grab a great read AND support Anti-Slavery Day on 18th October 2017

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Searching for the Puerto Rican Parrot

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Way back in January Mike and I made a quick trip to Puerto Rico with the hope of cleaning up on all of the endemic species on the island.

Choose a Lover like This.

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Choose a lover where the penetration isn’t only physical but holistic—choose a lover whose presence you feel to the very depth of your. Love Sexy Z ADMIN Love Featured Today dating finding love finding the one love lovers relationships sex soul mates

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3 Simple Things have Helped one man Beat Cancer—& they’re Helping my Dad, Too.

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Paul Kraus is the world’s longest survivor with mesothelioma—he might be onto something here. Family Health & Wellness american cancer society cancer cancer healing diet and cancer gratitude and cancer holistic health meditation healing paul kraus plant-based diet

“Veggie-Vegan”: Moving Backwards

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Restoring Beavers by Plane and Automobile

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Parachuting beavers? The remarkable story of restoring nature’s engineers. From the Field Wildlife Fish Mammals Restoration Technology Wetlands

Corella Dam, Queensland

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Lake Corella was formed in 1959 when the Clem Walton Dam was built to collect water for the mining town of Mary Kathleen and is now a popular camping area, especially in the height of tourist season in the cooler months.

There’s Something other than the Color of our Skin that Separates Us.

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“There is no greater disability in society, than the inability to see a person as more.” ~ Robert M. Hensel. Blog Enlightened Society Equal Rights Family Health & Wellness accepting others disabilities Down Syndrome mental disability people with disabilities tolerance

Notes From A Vegan Field… Or Three

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Guest Post by: Emilia Leese, Jeffrey Coolwater and Carter Felder. The following are experiences from the “How Do I Go Vegan? Ask Here!” booth at each of the Vegan Food and Drink Festivals this summer.

How to Live a Car-Free Life. ~ Ryan van Duzer

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It is possible to be a 365-day a year bicycle commuter, even through the Colorado winters. Boulder Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only bicycle bicycle commuting bike commuter living car free

This is my Ideal Day.

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It's okay to be disappointed that our day didn’t match our ideal. However, instead of filling our minds with guilt and recriminations, abandoning our aspirations, we should look at it more openly instead. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood WAYLON: Today Only awareness compassion Dream dreams exercise family goals ideal ideals life living Meditate meditation perfection plans relationships rituals self love write yoga practice

25 Quotes to Soothe your Inner Weirdo.

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There were times it made me feel self-conscious like a weird black sheep just trying to fit in somewhere. And sure, it's probably easier to fit in, but I highly doubt it's as much fun as standing out. So, here are 25 quotes to encourage the weirdness in us and to remind us that everyone needs a black sheep in their life. Arts Inspiring (Wow) Literary Journal Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

Tips for Birding Costa Rica in October, 2017

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The tenth month of the year isn’t one that is commonly associated with birding in Costa Rica but no matter, it should be. Those with binoculars who visit now will still lays eyes on lots of birds.

Why Not to Numb Out when Life feels Unbearable.

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Even if we go meditate in a cave for 40 years, we are still on some level connected to everything else that is happening whether we think we are directly affecting it or not.

To All Men who Want a Woman.

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Being a gentleman goes beyond opening doors and buying her coffee. Being a gentleman is about recognizing that to a woman, you are the ultimate.

Are You Scared of Being Awesome? I am.

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Waiting until you are positive it will be safe for you to share your passions and skills with the rest of the world is the best way to stall your.

Narcissists are People Too: the Dangerous Trend Sweeping the Internet.

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We are handing them a life sentence. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness dangerous trend diagnosing labels Mental Illness narcissism narcissists are people NPD personality disorders relationships

A Technique that Rarely Fails to Help my Body Image.

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Of all the things I've tried to heal my body image, this is the one that works the best. Health & Wellness body image body on loan compassion gratitude health mortality self loathing self love

Life is Too Short to worry about Fitting Into a Sh*tty T-shirt.

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The first time was interesting. I think I was surprised that I could actually make myself throw up. I convinced myself that I would only do it sometimes—but then sometimes became all the time. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Health & Wellness Yoga body image eating disorder enough health

10 Ways to Make Autumn a Little more Eco-Friendly.

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I live in Georgia, so the season is always a little shorter than I like cooler temperatures starting later and then plunging before I'm done enjoying it. There are things about fall that I love, but I'm also trying to be a more eco-friendly consumer, conscious of what I'm buying, where it comes from, and the greater impact of my purchases. It's not easy, I know and every day, I find out something new.

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How to Hear our Intuition when our Inner Critic gets Loud.

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When the inner critic turns the volume up, we need to find a way to turn it back down or tune it out. We need to reclaim our inner-voice by speaking our truth. Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today affirmations critical inner critic inner voice intuitive negative self criticism self-doubt wisdom

Every Woman has a Harvey.

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I’ve been flipping through my own sexual harassment and assault rolodex. Which story should I share? Gosh, there are so many good ones! Enlightened Society Equal Rights WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. current events harvey weinstein Hollywood me too rape sexual assault true story

Finding our Flow: How to Turn Music into Meditation.

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I love that I can reap the benefits of this just tapping on the dashboard. Arts Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality find your flow flow make music Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi music musical flow musical meditation

True Consent, the Sexual Violence Survivor & Holding Sacred Sexual Space.

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All this leads to the question of how to return, or learn for the first time, sexual health, balancing safety and connection, when healing from th. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today #metoo PTSD rape sex addiction sexaul abuse sexual abuse survivors trauma

Here’s 45 Things we can Do Right Now to Stop Rape Culture & Misogyny.

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I remember the jokes, the "locker room talk" that's so prevalent in rape culture. There I was, being the "cool girl" by being silent in the face of misogyny and of. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Love Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today #metoo misogyny rape culture sexual abuse trauama weinstein

3 Ways to Shift the Energy & Create Sacred Space in our Work Environment.

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Every building, office, and stairwell has a subtle energy of its own. The same with our co-workers. Certain spaces and people uplift us, while others don't. Here are three ways to. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood creating boundaries difficult people empath energetic cleansing rituals feng shui healthy work environment highly sensitive people meditation practice narcissists work space

The “No Animals Were Harmed In The Making Of This Film” Lie

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I took in a great indie horror film last week. “My My Friend Dahmer” screened as the show opener for the Toronto After Dark Film Festival, chronicling the infamous serial killer in his high school days. A generally gore-free film, one particularly tense scene included a young Dahmer tearing a fish apart with a hand knife. I squirmed in my seat, something I’m not known to do during the most graphic human on human violence.

The Deadliest Terror Attack in years happened this weekend. Oh, you Didn’t Know? Me Neither.

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Why is our compassion selective? It's an uncomfortable question to ask ourselves. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Family #jesuismogadishu black lives matter compassion me too media mogadishu terrorist attack weinstein

The Day I Forgot I was going to India.

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The other day a friend of mine asked me if I was excited to be traveling to India in a few weeks. I looked at her with a blank stare and said, "I forgot about that!". Adventure Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality 30s India kundalini lesson life change mantra mindful travel spontaneous stress Yoga

An Easy Way to Help in Addition to “Thoughts and Prayers.”

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People of spiritual or religious conviction should definitely pray for others. I don't think thoughts and prayers are completely useless, but I. Enlightened Society Right Livelihood Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. ACLU donating giving money helping others hurricanes natural disasters police brutality splc thoughts and prayers

Here’s a photo of Waylon in his undies (+ a survey to help us give you what you most value about Elephant)

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Note: this photo was lovingly photoshopped for hours by one of Waylon’s fanboys (who has since been arrested for reading Things too many times): Note: Waylon has since entered the vegan nacho diet. Results are pending. Here’s the survey: fill this out to get more of what you value about Elephant, and less BS, and […]. Main Categories* Ecofashion Featured Events Funny Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only

Me Too: Sharing our Stories is Not Quite Enough.

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To the women who don't want to share or "perform victimhood": Enlightened Society Equal Rights #metoo alyssa milano equal rights me too movement sexual assault sexual harassment women