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Five Ways We Can Eat for Sustainability

In honour of 2018’s Meat Free Week (September 24-30) We asked leading naturopath and blogger, Gemma Davis, co-author of The Compassionate Kitchen, for her top tips on eating sustainably. Reduce Meat Consumption – or even better – go completely plant-based Animal agriculture is responsible for 18 percent of greenhouse gas emissions – more than the […]

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Goal Setting 101 – You don’t need willpower!

Thirty day challenges are all the rage in November, particularly in Australia. The weather is warming up and party season is about to hit… perhaps making it the last chance we have this year to finally achieve those new years goals. You know, the same goals we made last year. And the year before. Why […]

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The Many Faces Of Veganism

Vegan ˈviːɡ(ə)n/ n. a person who does not eat or use animal products. adj. using or containing no animal products. The definition of veganism is pretty clear and concise, not too many grey areas lurking amongst a nuanced description that is numerously interpretable. Society, however, has different ideas about what constitutes our lifestyle of choice. […]

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Add Coffee Naps To Your Morning Routine & Feel Like Superman (Or Woman)

Drink a coffee and go back to sleep; sounds counterintuitive, but it may be just the answer to all your stimulation needs. Here’s how it works. Step 1: Drink coffee, quickly. Straight and black is the best option. Step 2: Immediately go to bed for 20 minutes. No more. Step 3: Wake up and feel […]

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Why We Love Vinomofo

We have a bit of crush on Vinomofo – a fantastic website run by people who are seriously excited about wine and making the experience of buying it easy and fun. Only selling wines they love and drink themselves, their advice is simple, honest and without all the salesy hype. But best of all, they have a […]

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Finding The Change To Vegan Hard? Hang In There – It Gets Easier

Perception is a funny thing. Every change seems hard, before we do it. And every change seems easy, after the fact. Just like when we become vegan. Before I became vegan, I remember thinking that it was impossible. Only when I actually took the plunge, did I realise just how simple veganism was. At first, […]

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Adding Up The Cost Of Healthy Eating? Make Sure Nutritional Value Is Part Of The Equation

Hey Healthy, Sexy, Vegans! Is it possible to eat healthy on a budget, or are healthy foods just too expensive? Well, the cost of eating healthy really depends on how we measure it. Typically we’ll think in terms of calories—and we want them cheap. (How many calories can I get for my dollar?) By this […]

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Hooked On Drama? Here’s How to Break The Cycle

Do you ever find yourself repeatedly getting into conflict with others? Maybe you find yourself having the same old argument with someone, again and again. Maybe you get involved in heated discussions on Facebook – or you’re the spectator as others engage. Or maybe you’re really into reality TV. These behaviours all serve the same […]

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Ella Magers (AKA Sexy Fit Vegan) Shares Her Thoughts On Vegan ‘Junk Food’

Dieting has been ingrained in our culture for centuries. Countless different types of diets have been popular over the years including the Atkins Diet, Ketogenic Diet, Zone Diet, Paleo Diet… the list goes on and on. What these and all “diets” have in common is that although they can lead to quick results, they ultimately […]

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Feeling Stressed & Anxious? These 5 Essential Oils Might Help

Breathe in, breathe out. A whopping 75% of Australians surveyed admitted that stresses in their lives adversely affected their physical health and while it’s not so easy to not get stressed out or feel anxious there are ways to minimize the way stress affects us, one of those ways being essential oils. Herbs and plants […]

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Reducing Protein Can Help You Lose Weight & Live Longer

Hey Beauties! Multiple studies have shown that restricting calories can have a positive impact on lifespan and overall health. Yet, most of us find it pretty tough to actually do it. In the well-known “Minnesota Starvation Study,” volunteers experienced obsession with food, constant hunger, psychological and emotional challenges, and bingeing. It should give us cause […]

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Seeking A More Meaningful Life? Minimalism Might Be The Answer

Lately, I’ve been questioning my existence and my place in the world. No, I’m not having a mid-life crisis. Actually, my philosophical musings are the result of my minimal living. As I purge the unwanted and unnecessary from my life, I create room for greater meaning and purpose. Eliminating the clutter means that I have […]

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Plant-Based Meats Are Now Appearing In The Meat Section At Your Local Supermarket. Here’s Why It’s A Good Thing

For those who choose not to eat meat, the thought of going into the meat section to buy a plant-based product may seem bizarre. But for animals, this is a huge step. Here’s why … This is where non-vegetarians will find it (when they’re looking for meat). For people who aren’t already eating plant-based meals, […]

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Here’s How To Avoid Activism Burnout. Yep, It Happens To The Best Of Us

Activism is stressful. Whether it’s attending protest rallies, rescuing abandoned animals, or capturing footage of terrified animals as they are dragged to their execution. Of course, some forms of activism are relatively benign, while others are more traumatic. With activism, comes the potential for our own distress. Post-traumatic stress, to be precise. In some people, […]

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The 7 Conversations You’ve Definitely Had Since Going Vegan

No matter what your reasons for being vegan, there’s never a bad one. Whether it’s your love of animals, your concern for the environment, or your health (or all three), each and every reason is 100 percent valid and we think it should be celebrated. But, not everyone thinks like us, do they? There is […]

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Too Busy To Hear Your Inner Voice? Try These Two Techniques

Ever had a gut feeling about a person, place or situation…… So often we have a gut feeling about something, ignore it and regret it later. How is it possible to turn up the volume on our intuitive awareness? We’ve all had a gut feeling to do something, go somewhere, say something and haven’t followed […]

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Want To Talk to Animals? Turns Out Telepathic Communication Is Key

Humans think that the mark of all intelligent life is uttered or written speech.   What if it wasn’t? What if there was a greater and more natural way to communicate?  A way that all beings shared whether on two legs or four? There is a deeper, more profound truth in the unspoken space behind […]

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Suffering From Vegan FOMO? It Won’t Last Forever (We Promise!)

I’m not going to lie, my vegan transition experience has be one of letting go of past traditions, values, and beliefs. You could even say I went through a grieving process for some of these things. Yes, things have changed. How I eat, what I choose to buy and decisions that I make are different […]

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While It Sometimes Feels Like Everyone Hates Vegans, Don’t Despair…

Vegans are hungry. They’re hungry for the things that aren’t easily found in today’s world. Justice. Equality. Compassion. Peace. Why does everybody hate vegans? Because they remind us of what’s possible. Vegans have the ultimate motivation, inspiration, and willpower. They have the fortitude to stick to their convictions, no matter how much mockery, ridicule, humiliation, […]

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Faux Fur At Home Is Big This Winter & We Couldn’t Be Happier

Ready for a Netflix binge? Snuggle up under one of these divine faux fur throws with a glass of vegan wine. Whether it’s faux fox, faux leopard, or faux deer, you’ll sleep easy knowing no animal was harmed for your viewing or napping pleasure! 1. Evoking images of log cabins atop a snowy mountain, this […]

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