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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.
#1 Megan Walrod | $500 + Green Roads Prize
How to Stop Spewing your Past all Over your Present.
#2 Jacqueline Levin | $250 + Lux Woods Prize
11 Ways we can all Benefit from “Trying On” Japanese Culture.
#3 K. Chausovsky | $150 + Bodhi Tree Prize
The Buddhist Principle we should never Leave Home Without.
#4 Lynn Shattuck | $108* + Ju Ju Be Gone Prize
You’re Not Broken: What Therapists want us to know about the Human Experience.
#5 Lynn Shattuck | $108*
Elizabeth Gilbert Nails what we should do when We’re Grieving.
#6 K. Chausovsky | $108
Be an HR Nightmare & other Real-Life Relationship Hacks.
#7 Galina Singer | $108
This Goes Against Everything we are Taught, as Women.
#8 Georgianna Wasia Reid | $108
8 Life & Sanity-Saving tips for living with Chronic, Invisible Pain.
#9 Jenni Lynne | $108
3 Ways to Find Courage when we’re Suicidal.
#10 Amy Chan | $108
Here I am, Girl Untamed.
#11 Arun Eden-Lewis | $75
A Manifesto for Real Men.
#12 Cristina dos Santos | $75
The Miracle of feeling Dark when everyone else is Light.
#13 Judy McCord | $75
4 Tips for those who Love Someone who is Transgender.
#14 Lisa Erickson | $75
Let’s have the Radical Audacity to Talk about our Good Qualities.
#15 Larue Deluka | $75
The Grief & Gifts found in Mothering from Afar.
#16 Julie Bolitho | $75
A Lesson in Radical Forgiveness.
#17 Marisa Zocco | $75
4 Tips for Being Loud in a Society that Asks Us to be Quiet.
#18 Farah Hany | $75
6 Mindful Rituals to Close Out 2018 & Welcome the New Year.
#19 Michelle Garrison Hough | $75
5 Mindful, Intimate Ways to Reconnect with our Spouse.
#20 Donna Yates Kling | $75
How to Cope when Holiday Memories Attack.
#21 Rebecca Marie | $50
Here’s what Actually Happens when we Call our Ex a Narcissist.
#22 Arun Eden-Lewis | $50
How we Clean Up Toxic Masculinity.
#23 Roberta Dolan | $50
What the #MeToo Movement is Missing.
#24 Philip Goldberg | $50
When Thanksgiving with your Loud, Annoying Relatives just isn’t your Cup of Tea.
#25 Eric Klein | $50
Protecting your Personal Boundaries the Buddhist Way.
Note #1: Scores are always changing, but the winners’ list was made at a specific time. We’ll be tweaking things a little each month to get it perfect.
Note #2: This is new! To win next month, simply submit articles, get your communities to read, share, heart, comment. Tip: if you won, share this to Facebook, Instagram, and let your community know you’re a top Elephant writer and to look out for your mission-driven work this month.
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