Food vs. Medicine

Let Food Be Thy Medicine…

VgIn my professional life, I help people connect with their most deeply held values and their most compelling long-term goals, and then hold them accountable to do the work it takes to reach those. During our meetings, I often ask what’s most important to them, and almost always, their health is a top answer (after family). That prompts… Read more »

Honey Bee

Why Vegans Don’t eat Honey (and why you shouldn’t either)

It is important to first recognize what veganism is actually about. The point of being a vegan is to not partake in the unnecessary use/abuse of animals(and sometimes insects) for our[human] benefits. This includes, but is not limited to: not eating animals or animals products, not using products that test on animals,  and not wearing… Read more »

Laboratory Rats

My Moral Epiphany

It’s October, 2009. Leaves flutter past scurrying students. I’m turning 21 soon and my thoughts usually dance in circles around myself. I am rushing, overwhelmed; a man interrupts my mission to nowhere with a humble smile. He asks if I would like a pamphlet, and hands one to me politely. I accept it because I… Read more »

Fruit and Vegetables on Forks

Transition Into Veganism

It’s been around 3 months now since I’ve gone vegan; two weeks after I decided to go vegetarian. Turns out dairy products are even crueler than meat; You take a cow, impregnate her so that she will give birth to a calf so that as a new mother, she will be able to produce milk…. Read more »