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February 20, 2024

On Growing up Buddhist & the origin story of Elephant Journal. ~ Waylon Lewis

{*Since this conversation was recorded, we’ve had to remove the instant posting feature. If you wanna write on Elephant now, we’re basically like an old-fashioned magazine again, only online. But we’re still the community you know and love and depend on readers and writers to submit articles. Did you know you can write on Elephant? Here’s how—big changes: How to Write & Make Money or at least Be of Benefit on Elephant. ~ Waylon}

Waylon Lewis with Scott of Stillpoints Yoga podcast/video on Growing up Buddhist & the origin story of Elephant Journal.

Waylon Lewis on The Story of Elephant Journal, The World Renowned Online Yoga & Wellness Magazine.”

This conversation with Buddhist, author and entrepreneur @WaylonLewis from @elephantjournal is a fascinating insight into the growth of one of the world’s most popular online yoga & wellness magazines.

Waylon shares with Scott Johnson about how growing up in a Buddhist family, school and culture helped him to grow Elephant Journal. Waylon also shares: – About growing up in a Buddhist school. – How loneliness taught him about contemplative practise – How he began Elephant Journal – How Elephant was originally a yoga magazine. – Why he called it Elephant Journal – How he began practicing yoga – How Elephant compared with Yoga Journal and other publications. – How Elephant gave anyone the opportunity to write on the platform. – How Elephant used pop culture to bring people to understand spiritual traditions. – What clickbait is. – How Instagram and Facebook changed the way we relate to each other. – How EJ is now becoming a Community platform where anyone can write. – The most important reading from his new book: ‘It’s Never Too Late To Fall In Love With Your Life’.

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