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? For me, I haven’t supported the leather, fur, wool, or feather industries in years. I’ve been avoiding leather since I was a teenager, wool since my early twenties, feathers… Continue reading Is Buying Second-Hand Leather, Fur, Wool, & Feather Ethical?
Why do we love and care for certain animals, while we kill and eat other animals? Why is it okay to kill and eat a cow, but it’s cruel to eat a dog? Is the latter’s life truly more valuable? Personally, I see so much hypocrisy in this. For those unaware, tomorrow is the first… 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! Let’s do this! 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 at all. But I… 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 we have to take a minute to sit back and think about all of the many easy ways we can help animals…without… 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 an unfortunate reality that there are some people — a lot of people — who feel they have the right to have and share their opinions on other’s bodies. But nobody has that right. Our bodies are our own and shouldn’t matter to other people.… 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!