Posts tagged advice

When you decide to make such a big change in your life and diet such as going vegan, so many fears, myths and issues are swirling around in your head. Many of these can even keep you from going vegan for months or years as was my case, and one of the big ones, perhaps the biggest, is our partner in love and life. This brings up so many issues in us that it can often be the most detrimental aspect of going vegan, but it doesn't have to be, and that's what we're going to talk about in this post. I'm going to tell you why this question kept me from going vegan for years and why in the end it didn't matter. We're going to talk about some of the most common concerns, and I'll give you some tips for living with an omnivore after going vegan. We're going to talk about shopping, prepping, planning, cooking, going out, your in-laws and even raising kids, a BIG one.

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You've heard me talk about the importance of being prepared and getting organized when it comes to eating a healthy vegan diet. When I talk about organization and your health, I almost always refer to 3 different aspects. The kings of planning to succeed when it comes to healthy eating:

  • Keeping an organized kitchen and living space.

  • Batch cooking some staples for the week ahead, and...

  • Meal planning.

Today we're kicking off the organizational tips section of your online program with an amazing video that will teach you all about two different tried and true meal planning techniques I love. I have used them both and they work incredibly well, for different reasons. We're explaining why meal planning is essential for creating healthy eating habits that last, how to get started, and the pros and cons of each method so you can find what works for you.

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If you're anything like me, you're probably constantly making promises to yourself, vowing to make lifestyle changes, setting goals and embarking upon new challenges, especially when it revolves around your health, daily habits and wellness. I get it. I've been there so many times. I love changing things up and making promises to myself to improve certain areas of my life that need a little reboot. I have also stopped mid challenge more times than I can even count, thinking that whatever I had chosen wasn't right for me, or I simply turned a blind eye and let my past habits sneak up on me again. I can tell you this has all happened to me many times over, but I can also tell you that it stopped, and I made it all the way there.

Last year I began a one year challenge that has changed my life in so many ways and has given me such a new perspective on goal setting. That's what the first of our two member videos is all about. I'm sharing my personal experience with you, and what that ride was like, plus my 12 tips for actually accomplishing any challenge you set out for yourself. Whether it's related to your work or studies, health and well-being, going and staying vegan, maintaining a healthy exercise routine, starting a meditation practice, losing weight and so much more. You'll love this video!

Did you think I was going to leave you without a delicious recipe? When does that happen at Brownble? 

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