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Put These Vegan-Friendly Countries On Your Bucket List!

Travelling as a vegan shouldn’t be difficult. There’s an array of nations that are actually super vegan-friendly. For many it’s ingrained in their culture. For others, it’s something that is not only catching on, but spreading fast. Here are our top five picks for a Vegan-friendly vacay. INDIA More than 500 million people (nearly half […]

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The Best Foods To Eat Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Ever wondered if your zodiac sign might gravitate to certain foods? Here, astrologer Maren Altman explains why and offers some delicious recipe ideas. In astrology, each zodiac sign corresponds to an element. The four elements are Fire, Earth, Air, and Water, and three signs are assigned to each: Fire: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius Earth: Taurus, Virgo, […]

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Eating A Plant-Based Diet Is Not The Same Thing As Adopting A Vegan Lifestyle. Here’s The Difference.

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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Camille Pierson, Founder Of The UK’s Float Spa, Shares Her Journey To Embracing A Vegan Lifestyle

Before becoming a vegan, I knew the local butcher by name.  I always insisted on the best organic free-range meat and dairy products thinking this was the best option for my health, animal welfare and the environment.  Being surrounded by people who had already embraced a vegan diet helped me to realise that this wasn’t […]

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Planning Your Next Holiday? With These Vegan Travel Tours, Your Only Worry Is What To Pack

Navigating a vacation as a vegan traveller can sometimes be painful. While plenty of countries lean naturally towards a vegan diet (we’re looking at you, Asia), others are far more meat-based. However, the tides seem to be turning, with all four corners of the globe offering plenty for the vegan vacationer to take a bite […]

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Minimalism: Do We Need To Downsize Relationships Too?

Lately, I find myself reevaluating the people with whom I choose to spend my time and energy. Minimalism is funny like that. What started as a quest to eliminate clutter and reduce stress, has turned into a full blown lifestyle adjustment. And not surprisingly, my relationships are in for a tune-up as well. Minimalism isn’t […]

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Dreaming Of Starting An Animal Sanctuary?

International Model, Emily Bodhi, Opens The Doors To Her Byron Bay Animal Sanctuary Dreaming of starting an animal sanctuary? International model Emily Bodhi did exactly that, giving up a glamorous life in Dubai to open a rescue haven in the Byron Shire of NSW, Australia. Here’s her story: I grew up in a small town […]

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Got a spare $15? You Could Own This Seaside Vegan Café!

Ever dreamt of owning your own hugely successful seaside vegan café in one of Australia’s most pristine and serene tourist spots? Now you have the chance to, for just $15! Yep, Laura and Matt McNamara, owners of Island Whole Foods at Phillip Island, Victoria, are raffling off their enormously profitable seaside cafe to travel through Australia […]

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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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