Topic: Advice

My advice is always to lead by example. I find that is the best way to inspire real change in others. I've tried other methods in the past, including shoving information down someone's throat, but none of it worked as well as merely being a positive example.

But there are other ways you can inspire change, beyond being your beautiful self.

If you are passionate about our lifestyle, there are ways to get the information out there without ...

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I was a floater in high school (I just made that term up), meaning I had friends in various social circles but I wasn't in any one group. (I've written about it here). I wasn't an outcast or anything, I was friendly with everyone, but didn't have a set group I ran with. Luckily, I found three others in the same situation and we formed our own little group. One of the members, as you might ...

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Dealing with negativity, a topic that unfortunately never goes away. Whether you are just starting something new or have been doing it for years, the negativity from others is still there. It isn't limited to following a plant-based (vegan) diet, it can be any change or belief in your life.

While there are friends and family who are supportive of your decision, there will be some that give you a hard time or make you feel bad about your ...

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Hi Herbies. It's Courtney again. I thought I would write a post on how I went from just being plant-based to eating whole, fresh foods. Since Lindsay has been away all weekend & we just got over 2 feet of snow, hopefully she is too busy snowboarding to see this and see how much processed foods I was eating before (I doubt it though).

I was a processed plant-based food junkie. While making the switch to a plant based ...

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I admit, the book Skinny Bitch was an integral part of why I adopted a plant-based diet. I was newly plant-based when I read the book and if I'm completely honest with myself, it helped me stay plant-based -- it solidified my choice and gave me more reasons to do what I was doing. 

The book, however, had far-reaching effects -- well beyond helping me stay committed to my new lifestyle. I became a "bitch." In the first year I ...

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