Dogmatism in the vegan movement often serves as an incredibly off-putting quality for non-vegans and even fellow vegans who may struggle with the lifestyle. Oftentimes, some vegans are seen as hostile, preachy, granola, entitled, and even privileged. That being said, many vegans still abide by overbearingly strict policies to try to match the vegan definition … More Admitting Imperfections as a Vegan
One week of being a junior in university has passed? ALREADY? Seriously, time dashes by during the most instantaneous jiffies. There are moments where the clock seems to be soundly asleep, other days operating on over 400 mg of caffeine, and some incidents where it even runs backwards (though that might only exist in Alice … More Majoring in Food Science: Pros and Cons
By milestone, my fastest-growing blog post is my recap of the 20,000-daily step experiment. Even though there’s not too many comments on the page, it receives the most views on the daily and is crawling up the totem pole to become one of the three most-viewed posts on my site. What’s also been received on … More Follow-Up on +20K for a Week: Did I Lose Weight? How Can You Do It? Do I Still Walk 20,000 Steps a Day?
As you can tell from the title…life has taken a turn in many ways. I’m officially back at university as a junior. Classes have commenced. I bang in +20,000 steps a day, a killer workout five to six times a week. But my DIET. Uh… …okay, to say that I eat like “crap” is … More College Life and Eating Like Crap: A Talk
Most people know of intuition as the subconsciously irrational area of our brain that enables us to defy all aspects of logic. Intuition, in other words, may be portrayed as the aspect of our brain that is closest to the heart, or sometimes it is the heart itself. This part of our character is incredibly … More Listening to Your Intuition
Mental illness is an area of our society that is currently gaining exposure, mostly thanks to a lot of the political turmoil in many countries. Additionally, the media has paved way towards enlightening everyone about the issue with eating disorders, body image issues, and overwhelming pressure to meet certain physical standards. Some are controversial, some … More What People Should Know About Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders
As it being the beginning of September, fall is just around the corner, if not already here (the weather can arguably change whether that’s true or not–seriously, it’s still pretty hot here in Los Angeles). Studies are rolling in, work’s picking up the pace, and priorities are being arranged. However, that does NOT mean health … More Best Health and Fitness Instagram Accounts