Author Archives: elinox

About elinox

I am: - 30 years old - female - a writer - an artist - a wife, daughter and sister - creative - easy going and laidback - funny - so many other things.

Updates-April 2016

It’s been far too long since I updated here. Today I went through my links page and cleaned it up. I removed the broken links and added a few new places. Other than that, I’m still happy with the content and … Continue reading

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Updates-January 2013

I have finished re-organizing, cleaning up and editing my website. I think I’ve finally got it looking the way I want; an overhaul of the visual aesthetics was definitely in order! All my essays are now dated and I’ve added new sub-sections … Continue reading

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Animal Mentality

Originally written December 27, 2012 Most of my essays are either introductory topics into therianthropy and identifying as otherkin or short peaks into my individual experiences (which are probably outdated now anyway). But this essay is about just being animal … Continue reading

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Wolf Mythos

External Wolf Mythos Internalized Meirya posted an entry on the WordPress blog Beyond Awakening (http://thehornedgate.wordpress.com/2011/03/29/exploring-the-mythic/) asking for others to write about their experiences with their animal identity and the archetype in folklore, myths and stories regarding their inner animal. I … Continue reading

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Flights of Fancy & Imagination Being Real

What’s the Difference Between Flights of Fancy and Imagination Being Real? I’ve seen this line of questioning come up more than once in the therian and Otherkin communities and without fail, people always answer that “only you can know for … Continue reading

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It’s OK to not be “Other”

 It’s Okay – to not be “other”. After a conversation with sparky, and also after reading an essay by bewylderbeast on the Werelist entitled “It’s okay to not be a therian”, I got to thinking that I should write an … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room I was in a meeting this morning with upwards of 30 people and I can’t help but notice certain things between myself and them. And the phrase “elephant in the room” couldn’t be more apparent … Continue reading

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To Shift Or Not To Shift?

To Shift Or Not To Shift? A conversation I had the other day with Sonne got me thinking about shifts being a mandatory part of being a therian or not. And today, someone on the Werelist replied to a topic … Continue reading

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I Am What I Am

Why I Am What I Am & You Are What You Are This was sparked by Seraphyna’s recent LJ post about her Otherkin identity and how it has evolved. (Not unlike my own Evolution of My Therianthropy essay in fact.) … Continue reading

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Phantom Limbs

Phantom Limbs Since a lot of therians experience what is known as the phantom limbs phenomenon, I decided to write an article on how I experience and perceive phantom limbs. While this might not be true of everyone in the … Continue reading

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