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Our “Ecosystem” makes it easy to Get your message out to thousands—& get paid.

Elephant was one of the first major sites to pay our best, consistent writers. But it was always hard to measure “best.” Now, we are introducing payouts for the top 25 articles on Elephant based on their Ecosystem Score—determined by readers, editors—and by writer’s communities.

February Winners

#1 Vicki Garofalo $500

3 Powerful Practices for Healing the Broken Child inside Us.

10
#2 Sheila Delaney Duke $250 Editor's Pick

Let’s Talk, for real, about Nude Selfies: a Concerned Mom’s Response.

10
#3 Gemma Malak $150 Editor's Pick

Let Sorrow Take you by the Hand.

9.9
#4 Elyane Youssef $108 Editor's Pick

4 Ways we Sabotage our own Happiness—& how to Stop.

9.8
#5 Alison Kate $108 Editor's Pick

The 8 Surefire Ingredients for Long-Lasting, ‘Til-Death-Do-Us-Part Love.

9.7
#6 Sophia Luna $108 Editor's Pick

How I learned to Stay Safe while Surfing the Waves of Grief.

9.5
#7 Jodi Ryan $108 Editor's Pick

When Life comes at you Hard, this is how to Embody the Courage of a Warrior.

9.3
#8 Brittany Pursley $108 Editor's Pick

A Love Letter to My Boys, from your Bonus Mother.

9.0
#9 Tom Grasso $108 Editor's Pick

The Most Important Agreement I’ve Made.

9.2
#10 Lynn Shattuck $108 Editor's Pick

What I wish I’d known Decades Ago about my Body.

9.0
#11 Max Trombly $75 Editor's Pick

Let’s Talk about Nude Selfies.

8.8
#12 Kristian Strang $75 Editor's Pick

5 Ways that Creating Healthy Love is a lot like Going Vegan.

8.8
#13 Jacqueline Hathaway Levin $75

6 Things that will Actually Help when we find ourselves in the Spiral of Anxiety & Depression.

8.6
#14 Sarah Harvey $75 Editor's Pick

A Tale of Me & Us: how I learned to Taste the Pure Joy of Partnership.

8.5
#15 Kate Rose $75

This is for the Women who Refuse to Fit the Mold.

8.4
#16 Sarah McLaughlin $75

The Secret of Communicating with Trees. Yes, Trees!

8.4
#17 Laura Ross $75 Editor's Pick

And Now, He is Stardust.

8.4
#18 Holly Thompson $75 Editor's Pick

A 3-Step Practice to help us Embrace our Aging Faces.

8.3
#19 Janice Dolk $75

Why Essential Oils have no place in Yoga Classes.

8.3
#20 David Baumrind & Jill Carbone $75

We Keep Trying to live out these Fairy Tale Romances—& it’s Ruining our Relationships.

8.1
#21 Maggie Stewart $50

The 8 Yoga Instructor Archetypes.

8.1
#22 Dina Al-Mahdy $50

You and I: A Poem about a Timeless Love Story

8.0
#23 Amy Palatnick $50

Pubic Hair & Taking Back our Freedom. {Adult}

7.9
#24 Lisa Erickson $50

The Best Way to let go of Heavy, Dark, Painful, Difficult Emotions.

7.9
#25 Elizabeth Holmes $50 Editor's Pick

What I want my Daughters to know about Love on Valentine’s Day.

7.8