I recently had the opportunity to visit a backyard egg producer. This person allowed me to take a tour of their small-scale, local, free-range, “humane” enclosure for their chickens. Had I not already known that this was a backyard egg-producer, I would have thought it resembled some of the nicest animal sanctuaries I have visited. … Continue reading “Humane” Meat, Local Free-Range Eggs, and Backyard Chickens
Sooner or later on your road to veganism you’ll wonder, “what on earth do I do with all of these frozen steaks / leather shoes, purses and belts / non-vegan alcoholic beverages / pints of ice cream / wool blankets / non-vegan household cleaners and personal hygiene products / etc. in my house?”. Parting with your non-vegan stuff can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. The good news is there are a bunch of options for you to get rid of your non-vegan junk. Continue reading “Detox Your Life: How to Responsibly Get Rid of Your Non-Vegan Crap”
Veganism is everywhere. It’s all over the news, grocery store aisles — even your friends and family are talking about it. Whether people choose a plant-based diet to save animals, manage cholesterol, get in shape, save the environment, or just to know what they’re putting in their body, the word “vegan” is making the shift from marginal to mainstream. But the one thing no one talks about is the #1 reason many vegan diets ultimately fail. To find out whether you’re heading for a cliff, you’ll need to ask yourself a simple question, the answer to which can spell victory or defeat in your quest to go vegan.
First, you need to understand that veganism isn’t a diet — it is a lifestyle. A diet is something you can go on and off for any given amount of time to achieve a short term result. A lifestyle incorporates diet with other aspects of your life into an ongoing, long-term solution. Continue reading “The 1 Reason Your Vegan Diet Will Fail Every Time”
Well, it’s finally here: December 21st, 2012, the so-called “end of the world”. I can’t help but wonder, what if it was true? What if today really is the last day of your life? Looking back, do you have any regrets? Is there anything in your life left unfinished? Anything you wish you’d said to someone, but didn’t? Any act of kindness or generosity you could have done to make someone’s life a little brighter but never had the time? Do you wish you could have lived a life of purpose? If we survive the day, what will you resolve to do with the rest of your life? What changes will you make to make sure that your children and grandchildren will be able to live a long, healthy life? Continue reading “The End of the World May Soon Become a Reality”