Topic: Advice


My Path to Success Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice Business101

Last night Scott posted this image on my Facebook wall:

It's something I've come to appreciate, yet also lose sight of, as Happy Herbivore has grown.

Anytime I'm interviewed, the interviewer is quick to ask me for tips, or secrets -- how can someone else replicate what I've done. How they can create their own Happy Herbivore and I always fumble because I really don't know what I did or what I didn't do.

I ...

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Too Many Choices (When the World Really Is Your Oyster) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice Minimalist

A year ago Scott came home from work and told me he'd been transferred to St. Maarten, and we were moving to the Caribbean.

From the beginning we knew it was temporary, a one-year assignment. We'd assumed after the year was up we'd be transferred back to New York City or to some other property owned by Scott's employer. 

Then, just before I left for my Europe trip, we learned that we wouldn't be ...

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When a salad does you in (a story on food poisoning) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

I feel like I should have a badge that says"I survived e.coli!" 

Actually, we're not entirely sure that's what I had, but it seems the likely candidate. Let me back up: Towards the tail end of my Eurotrip I ended up with a bad case of food poisoning. (I guess no case of food poisoning is "good" so maybe my descriptive word should be "severe").

It was a salad that did me in. I ...

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I'm not 'vegan' anymore Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice Popular

I'm not vegan anymore.I'm a happy herbivore.

This is a post and a statement I've been thinking about writing for a while, and after the events of yesterday (both those on this blog and on the Facebook wall), I feel compelled to finally say it: you win, I'm out.

For the past five years that I've been "vegan" I've been told, repeatedly, I'm not vegan enough. 

No matter how hard I ...

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In Defense of My Recipes Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

(I'm stealing this blog post title from the fabulous Dreena Burton...who had a similar issue.)

Ever since writing my cookbook, I've tried to deal better with criticism.I've accepted that not everyone is going to like all of my recipes and some people may hate my book altogether. When those people come along, I try not to let this make me want to quit. 

Anyway, today I noticed I had a new 1-star review on ...

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