September is on the horizon and back to school shopping is all the rage. If you’re a parent, you’re probably running around town from store to store guaranteeing that your child will roll up to school this year equipped with the coolest supplies while also sporting the most stylish trends.
As a vegan, restaurant menus and lunch dates can be tricky to navigate. Although most vegans I know don’t complain, and can always find something on a menu that they can eat, variety is the spice of life, and vegans deserve it outside of their kitchens too!”
While fad diets come and go like seasons, eating a wholesome and nutritious diet has never gone out of style. When I first made the choice to switch to a vegan diet, I began to notice almost immediate improvements in my overall health. However, it wasn’t always easy for me to remain faithful to my newfound lifestyle.
Nevertheless, I uncovered strategies that helped me persist, and you can too! Here are two of the most helpful tricks I used to help me keep eating clean, even when I didn’t feel like it:
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A fitness routine, whether it be something as gentle as restorative yoga, or as high-intensity as CrossFit training – is one of the fundamental keys to a healthy body and mind. However, when the stresses of life begin creeping into your peripheral vision, it can be painfully easy to dismiss your daily workout in favour of putting in more time at work, or taking a long nap on the couch.
I wholeheartedly believe that if you’re going to dedicate your time to a fitness routine, it should feel fun and rewarding to you. By this I mean, if you enjoy the exercise you’re doing, why would you ever want to skip it?