8 Easy Steps to Go Vegan

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Whether you do it for ethics or your health, going vegan is one of the best decisions you will ever make. With every bite of food you take, you will be healing your body and taking a stand against animal cruelty.

When you’re at square one, altering your lifestyle can be a bit overwhelming. Don’t worry though! With the right tips, you’ll be cruising through your new vegan life like a pro.

Follow these steps to become a confident and thriving vegan.
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8 Tips to Combat Anxiety

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anx·i·e·ty

noun
A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.

18% of the U.S. population suffers from an anxiety disorder. You probably know someone who has one, maybe it’s you. In today’s fast-paced, competitive, and negative world, it’s no wonder so many of us are stressed out and anxious.

Anxiety follows me everywhere. I’m always thinking ahead of the moment I am in right now or dwelling on situations that shouldn’t get a second thought. I get irritable and snap at my poor husband for no reason. Even when relaxing on the couch, I am restless and can’t stop moving. James counted one time and I moved 12 times in a minute.
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What I’ve Learned Being Vegan 2 Years: Part 2

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Thank you for joining me again this week as I share even more life-changing pieces of knowledge I’ve gained in the past two years that I’ve been vegan. I’m grateful that I’m able to share my experiences with you and am even more grateful that you are taking time out of your day to read. I’m in a very thankful mood today. As I write this, I have two cats on my lap and a smoothie on the ledge of a window that is open and letting the warm air in. I am content.

Ok so let’s get to it!
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What I’ve Learned Being Vegan 2 Years: Part 1

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I’m coming up on my two year Veganniversary and thought I’d share a few of the many things I’ve learned in the past 730 days.

Respect the decisions of others

Everyone is on their own journey and you can’t expect them to jump on the cruelty free bandwagon just because you did. On top of that, every vegan is on their own journey. Some eat honey, some wear leather they bought in their past life, some are fully raw and environmentally conscious. We should accept where everyone is in their journey because we all have a unique purpose.
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5 Tips for a Successful Veganuary

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Veganuary is the time of year when adventurous non-vegans commit to the vegan lifestyle for 31 days. Why is it so popular? The vegan diet has fantastic detoxifying benefits. Also, many people set a New Year’s Resolution in January and almost 70% of those resolutions involve staying fit or losing weight, which veganism has been known to support.

Even if it is only temporary, it’s best to do some research about the vegan diet before you jump right in. The way I see it, you’ve got 31 days to explore all that veganism has to offer so you better make the most of it.
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