I’m curious…if you’re vegan, how do you feel about buying/wearing second-hand leather, fur, wool, and even feathers/down? Is it okay or is it hypocritical and unethical? Today I’m going to share my thoughts and opinion on this issue. I haven’t supported the leather, fur, wool, or feather industries in years. I’ve been avoiding leather since… Continue reading Is Buying Second-Hand Leather, Fur, Wool, & Feather Ethical?
Today I want to talk a bit about the annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China, and the hypocrisy that accompanies it. Tomorrow is the first day of the 2019 Yulin Dog Meat Festival (also known as the Lychee and Dog Meat Festival), which is a yearly festival in Yulin, Guangxi, China where festival attendees… Continue reading Yulin Dog Meat Festival & Hypocrisy
Today I thought it would be fun to answer some questions about my experiences being vegan…a vegan Q&A! I’m just going to jump right in! Q: Did you find being vegan difficult in the beginning? What about now? A: So, I went 100% vegan on April 6, 2018 and, honestly, I didn’t find it difficult… Continue reading Vegan Q&A
We don’t always realize how much our everyday actions impact animals everywhere. Every choice we make has an effect on other living beings. It’s really easy to live a compassionate life, but sometimes it takes a minute to sit back and think about all of the many easy ways we can help animals…without making anything… Continue reading 15 Easy Ways to Help Animals
There’s a lot of misinformation out there about eating a plant-based diet vs being vegan. So often, on social media, I see celebrities talking about being “vegan” — when in reality, they’re choosing to eat plant-based (which is great), but aren’t necessarily living a vegan lifestyle. There are lots of people who unintentionally think that… Continue reading Plant-Based vs Vegan | What’s The Difference?
Body-shaming in our society is a huge thing. It’s unfortunate that some people feel they have the right to have an opinion on others’ bodies, because they don’t. A person’s body is their own and shouldn’t matter to other people. Sadly, there’s body-shaming everywhere we look — even in the vegan community. The vegan community… Continue reading Body-Shaming in the Vegan Community
My whole life, I’ve always felt compelled to help animals…no matter how small they may be. Even to this day, I do the best I can to not accidentally step on an ant or a worm on a rainy day. When I see an injured animal (including insects), I do the best I can to… Continue reading Helping Animals…No Matter How Small!