Can You Really Enjoy a Vegan Thanksgiving?

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This is my first Thanksgiving as a vegan and since my wife and I travel full-time, we won’t be near family. While I’d love to see family, it does take the pressure off of dealing with the many non-vegan dishes served on this very strange holiday. I only call Thanksgiving strange because we gorge ourselves …

How to Go Vegan on a Budget

How to Go Vegan on a Budget

Recently, I started a series of videos on YouTube on the Topic of How to Go Vegan on a Budget. The first video is found below, but make sure to subscribe to my channel HERE for updates! When you want to eat a vegan diet, you may think it’s not possible due to your budget. …

Vegan vs Vegetarian: Differences & Benefits

Vegan vs Vegetarian

It seems to be confusing when I say I am a Vegan at a restaurant or in conversation. Many don’t understand the differences between vegan vs vegetarian. I must admit, back when I was a server and a bartender, I didn’t know the difference either. I always thought a vegetarian was the strictest diet with …

Vegan Options at Taco Bell: What Can You Eat?

Vegan Options at Taco Bell

Eating out, as a vegan, can be stressful. While just about every restaurant offers a salad that’s vegan (once removing cheese and meat), eating salads gets boring. Over the past few months, I have discovered a number of vegan options at Taco Bell. I am not going to say Taco Bell, even the vegan options, …

Top 7 Sources of Plant Based Protein

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When you go vegan, the one question you will receive time and time again is, “how do you get enough protein?” While this seems absurd as a vegan, it’s completely understandable coming from anybody without knowledge of how vegans eat. Vegan protein sources are rather varied and there are plenty to choose from. However, we …

4 Different Plant Based Cooking Oils

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There are plenty of different plant based cooking oils on the market. However, some are absolute garbage and should never make their way through your body. I want to focus on four. These four plant based cooking oils are readily available at most grocery stores. I get annoyed when someone recommends something or a recipe …

How to Go Plant Based in 5 Easy Steps

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If you want to go Plant-Based, check out my new YouTube Channel called Plant-Based Productivity TV and make sure to subscribe here! A plant based diet doesn’t have to mean vegan or vegetarian. It can mean many things and it can really help to boost your health. Plants are great for our bodies and many …

Comfort Zone Busters: Break Free From Your Schedule & Plan

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Stepping outside of your comfort zone is a huge growth opportunity. When I write about personal growth, getting uncomfortable is one of the main recommendations I will always have. We simply don’t grow when we are stuck in a bubble filled with comfort. That bubble can easily be your daily schedule. While we need daily …

What’s Your #1, #2 and #3 Priorities Today?

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Do you set priorities for your day? For many, the answer may be yes, but what they really have in front of them is a list of tasks. Priorities are not tasks and priorities don’t belong on a to-do list. Instead, they can be what drives your to-do list and your tasks. Why We Need …

Comfort Zone Busters: Taking a Cold Shower

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When it’s time to step outside your comfort zone, take a cold shower. This is one of the fastest and easiest ways to get uncomfortable and challenge yourself to do something difficult. It may seem rather silly, but cold showers have plenty of benefits, both mentally and physically. Of course, before you jump into a …

Comfort Zone Busters: Why You Need To Step Outside Your Comfort Zone Often

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We all have a comfort zone and boy does it feel good. However, when we get stuck in our comfort zone, it’s not a good thing. It may feel good, but it means we have stopped growing and it’s time to find something uncomfortable. There are several reasons people may recite when it comes to …

Making Changes: New Travel Plans Guided By Real Focus

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My wife and I recently made a pretty big change for us. Of course, for us, big changes seem to be the normal. This one, however, is guided by something real. If you know anything about us, you know we moved from Indiana to Florida (in the snow, btw). Then, we went from living in …