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Book Review & Giveaway: The Happy Vegan by Russell Simmons

Book Review & Giveaway: The Happy Vegan by Russell Simmons

Dianne November 18, 2015 8

I went vegetarian in 1992, and then transitioned to veganism 9 years later. Both changes were tough. I didn’t know anyone else who didn’t eat meat when in the early 90s, and veganism was

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Kids’ heart-pounding activism

Kids’ heart-pounding activism

Lyn Cowie November 5, 2015 0

As a parent to two young activists, I’m standing in my living room, witness to something pretty darn inspiring. I watch as my youngest daughter prances around like she has ants in her pants.

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Where Have All the Vegan Yogis Gone?

Where Have All the Vegan Yogis Gone?

Linda Arcuri October 29, 2015 12

Over the past few years, I have attended several yoga teacher trainings and retreats. I have been surprised and disheartened to often find myself being the only vegan present. Since many of the writers

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Product Review and Giveaway: Tribest Sedona Express Dehydrator and Solostar 4 Juicer

Product Review and Giveaway: Tribest Sedona Express Dehydrator and Solostar 4 Juicer

Dianne October 28, 2015 38

I love kitchen gadgets and small appliances.  (I think I love them a little too much, because I find myself browsing the gadgets in kitchen stores a little too often, even though I have fully

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6 Reasons to Eat an Apple a Day

6 Reasons to Eat an Apple a Day

Dianne October 15, 2015 0

Nature is pretty amazing. It knows what we should be eating, and when we should be eating it. We’re smack in the middle of apple season right now, and apples help prepare the body

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Veganism and healthcare

Veganism and healthcare

Yvonne-Marie Valladares October 8, 2015 1

We vegans not only refrain from a diet related to animals, but also from any general product derived from animals; be it a leather bag made from cow’s skin, a lipstick made from a cow’s

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5 tips for healthy breasts

5 tips for healthy breasts

Lyn Cowie October 7, 2015 0

Ladies, here’re 5 empowering facts you might not hear of during, and beyond, breast cancer awareness month…. 1. “Western medicine’s idea of preventative medicine is a mammogram. That’s not prevention, that’s a diagnostic, early

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Developing Greater Self-Compassion

Developing Greater Self-Compassion

Linda Arcuri September 30, 2015 0

If I had to choose one central message I try to convey through my work, it would be the importance of developing self-compassion. As I understand it, self-compassion means being kind and loving toward

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5 Basic Steps to Adopting a Vegan Lifestyle

5 Basic Steps to Adopting a Vegan Lifestyle

Jona September 25, 2015 0

You probably have heard the term vegan before and maybe you’ve been even thinking about becoming one, but vegan lifestyle seems way too hard and pointless. Well, it’s not either. Let me guide you

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9 signs your plant-powered body is begging you for a cleanse

9 signs your plant-powered body is begging you for a cleanse

Virginie Herserange September 22, 2015 2

Like most of my fellow vegan friends, food started to be one of my biggest concern the day I adopted a whole-foods plant-based diet. By cautiously controlling our diets, we get every day more

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