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Thriving Emotionally with a Plant-Powered, Vegan Lifestyle

Vegan Abundance

Eat Delectable Food, Improve Your Health, and Save the Planet “What do vegans eat anyway?”  Before I became vegan, I viewed veganism as a lifestyle of restriction.  I could not imagine what a vegan would eat, or how they would have enough to eat.  It was challenging enough for me to navigate daily food choices…

Flourishing Emotionally with Plant-Powered Nutrition

Many who choose a vegan diet are aware of the benefits for improving physical health and reversing diseases.  We’ve read the China Study and How Not to Die, watched Forks over Knives, and may have personally met people who reversed heart disease, diabetes, or cancer through a plant-based diet. When I became vegan, I wondered…

Going Plant-Based: A Revelation for Body, Mind, and Spirit

Going vegan was the best New Year’s resolution I ever made.  To be honest, it wasn’t really a resolution.  It was more of a quest that unfolded over time.  I discovered that going plant-based is a transformation that leads to so much more than a surface level change in diet.  It brings the joy and…

Vegan Thanksgiving

My past Thanksgivings were centered around a feast shared with loved ones, in which a turkey was the central part of the meal.  When I adopted a plant-based diet nearly 14 years ago, it changed how I view Thanksgiving and what this holiday means to me.  I still look forward to the shared meal with…

Boost Your Mood with Plant-Powered Nutrition

For many of us, 2020 has been a year of unprecedented stress—from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our lives, to extreme weather and natural disasters, to racial injustice and political divisions. Rates of depression in the US have increased more than threefold since the onset of the pandemic in March.  Levels of anxiety…

How Veganism Inspired Me to Find My Voice

Throughout my life, I have been an introvert.  I’ve always relished solitude, and preferred small groups to large crowds.  I dreaded public speaking and hesitated to express my opinion, especially if it conflicted with others.  This is a story of how I transformed from someone who avoided public speaking to becoming empowered to express what…


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