Mental Health · Personal

Getting Up Close & Personal With My Cycle

Around 8 months ago, I decided to have my contraceptive implant (the rod) removed. It was something I had thought over for a while and didn’t take lightly, as it had been my favourite form of birth control for around 5 years.  But then I heard about the possible connection between depression and hormonal contraceptives.… Continue reading Getting Up Close & Personal With My Cycle

Environmental · Personal · Veganism

Veganuary #4: For The Planet

I bet you didn’t know that.. “Livestock and their byproducts account for at least 32,000 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year, or 51% of all worldwide greenhouse gas emissions.” (Goodland, R Anhang, J.). This brings us nicely to another reason why you should go vegan this January. The environment. We all like to think we… Continue reading Veganuary #4: For The Planet

Environmental · Personal · Veganism

Veganuary #3: For Your Health

I know what you’re thinking. “Oh, there she is again, talking about being vegan, how annoying”.  Well I don’t care. But what I do care about, is you’re health.  Which leads up to another reason why people decide to go vegan. Their health.  There have been many scientific studies that show a person whose diet… Continue reading Veganuary #3: For Your Health

Environmental · Personal · Veganism

Veganuary #2: For The Animals

“You’re vegan? But what about the plants? They have feelings too, they feel pain. Don’t you feel bad for the carrots? You’re a murderer.” It’s time we recognize the “plants have feelings, too!” argument for what it is: a feckless attempt to undermine the ethical basis of veganism with pseudo-science and bad logic.  There are… Continue reading Veganuary #2: For The Animals

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Veganuary #1: What Is Veganuary?

Calling all meat-eaters, vegetarians, flexitarians, reducetarians and anything in between. Hi. It’s that time of year again when I try to brain wash you into joining the cult that is veganism. Just kidding. But you should try vegan this January! My guess is that many of you have never/would never consider veganism, because you could… Continue reading Veganuary #1: What Is Veganuary?