Being vegan is a glorious adventure. It touches every aspect of my life - my relationships, how I relate to the world.
Your mission isn't a project to check off your list. It's a commitment to which to dedicate your life.
Self-doubt is the greatest enemy of any new good habit.
I don't eat animals. I rescue strays and take injured pigeons to the wildlife rehab. I carry spiders and wasps outside in a cup covered with a 3x5 card. It would only follow that I'd take pause when contemplating the abrupt and apparently brutal ending of a tiny human being's life, or even a potenti
I'm not perfect, but what's wonderful about eating a plant-based diet is, I don't have to be.
The idea that somebody is going to come in and make your debt go away and all be well for the future is really a fantasy.
Every person you see has stories, and every person you see has a few that would break your heart. We deserve each other's respect simply because we've survived all we have and kept going anyway.
We do children an enormous disservice when we assume that they cannot appreciate anything beyond drive through fare and nutritionally marginal, kid-targeted convenience foods. Our children are capable of consuming something that grew in a garden or on a tree and never saw a deep fryer. They are capa
You want to live a life in which the things you have traded your hard-earned money for are quality items that really do uplift your life.
As I see it, a green salad is an open invitation to carrots, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and the sprouts that grow in jars on my kitchen counter.
Vegetarian is like raising a kid Mennonite. It's difficult but not that different. Raising your kid vegan is like being Amish. A totally different world.
Compassion in action may be the glorious possibility that could protect our crowded, polluted planet ...
Taking B12 is the price of getting to be vegan, the way wearing a helmet is the price of getting to ride a motorcycle and giving up alcohol for nine months is the price of getting to have a baby.
Because love encompasses everything, nothing is unimportant, including tonight's dinner menu. Think about it for a minute. If you were pure love, the loving parent of all life, how would you want people to eat?
I'm a big believer in living life as an extended working vacation. Victoria M
In this moment, there is plenty of time. In this moment, you are precisely as you should be. In this moment, there is infinite possibility.
Moderation is actually the flip side of dieting, that is, imposed deprivation.
I'm not perfect, but what's wonderful about eating a plant-based diet is, I don't have to be. Victoria M
Enjoy your food, enjoy your life.
I realize that I'm a mature woman and one of these days, incredible diet or not, I'll be a little old lady.
Choose your exercise using the same criteria you'd apply to choosing a date - that is, attractive to you and able to hold your interest for an hour.
Home is the place where you are most thoroughly yourself, with no pretenses.
We all live with blinders on. They come with having a personal vantage point. Victoria M
My most firmly held value is what Albert Schweitzer termed 'reverence for life.' I take this seriously; many would say that because I extend it to nonhumans, I take it too far.
Yoga will always be transformationa l, even when it stops being cool.
If you've ever tried meditation and didn't stay with it, I recommend you try it again. Some time has passed. In the interim, you may have developed the discipline of mind or the patience you were short on before. Let these qualities aid your practice. (173)
Happiness comes from accepting the present situation, whether it is something you wish to savor as long as possible or change as quickly as you can. Neither is possible without acceptance as the starting point, because without acceptance you are living on the periphery of your life. There at the edg
Recreational shopping is the shortest distance between two points: you and broke.
Growing into your future ... requires a dedication to caring for yourself as if you were rare and precious, which you are, and regarding all life around you as equally so, which it is.
I know that as a vegan, I'm in a minority. People love their meat. It's up there with sugar and TV and maybe even coffee on the list of inalienable American rights.