Topic: Advice


Body Image: You Can't Please Anyone Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

When I was waiting at the salon earlier this week I picked up the August issue of Glamor which boasted an interview with Mila Kunis.

I've always thought Mila was really cute, laid back and funny; the kind of girl I could be friends with, so I was interested in reading her interview.

This part really stayed with me: On having to lose 25 pounds for her role in Black Swan… Glamour: Your body was talked about so much ...

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How to Keep Yourself from Becoming a "Vegan Snob" Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice Popular

The other day I received an email from Jenny* who wrote:

"I'm curious how do you keep yourself from becoming a 'vegan-snob'? I find myself getting more and more grossed out by people consuming animal products. I cringe in my mind, but don't say anything. Have you ever felt that way?"

Yes. A thousand times yes. I'm not ashamed to admit it. It was especially bad when I was new to eating a plant-based (vegan) diet. In ...

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Is Self-Publishing a Cookbook the Best Avenue for You? Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice Business101

Today we have a guest post from Jill Nussinow, The Veggie Queen. I'm often asked about how to run a blog and how to become a published author. I thought a post on self-publishing would give some great insight into the process!

I am going to share my journey of self-publishing my two cookbooks, The Veggie Queen: Vegetables Get the Royal Treatment and The New Fast Food: The Veggie Queen Pressure Cooks Whole Food Meals in Less Than 30 ...

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Publishing a Book & My Book Story Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice Business101

At least once a week I get an email asking for advice on getting a book deal, and getting a book published.

I'll talk about how I got my book deal, and give some suggestions, but first let me clarify a major point:

Publishing a book is a lot of work for very little pay. Most books aren't successful and many authors never see money for their work outside of the little something they get when they sign ...

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Vegan Camping Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice Travel

I've been asked a few questions about how to camp as a vegan- and since 4th of July is right around the corner I figured this would be a good weekend to address some of those questions!

To start off-- it really depends on what type of "camping" you are doing. If you have access to a grill/fire pit (and most campsites have this either at your individual site or a group communal area), then you can make ...

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