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Story Time (Vegans Made Simple – Part 3)

Once upon a time… I told myself that I was Too old,Too busy,Too polite,Too family-oriented,Too traditional,Too “foodie,”Too introverted,Too interested in travel and culture To commit to a vegan diet. I told myself it was going to be just too hard. But something inside me was telling a story about food that was Kinder to the …

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Nudge Nudge (Vegans Made Simple Part 1)

If you are comedy fan, you may remember the Nudge-Nudge, Wink-Wink sketch made famous in the 1970’s by Monty Python. More recently “Nudge Theory” has emerged as a term to describe a part of what Behavioral Economists call Choice Architecture and the subject of Thaler and Sunstein’s 2008 book Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth …

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Watch This Space

Here at Michele Olender Coaching, we are getting ready to launch Vedge Your Best! Individual and Group Coaching  to support anyone interested in reducing or eliminating animal product consumption. Struggling with starting or maintaining a plant based diet? Vegetarian, Vegan, Flexitarian, Veg-Forward, Pescatarian Whether your reasons are environmental, health focused or ethical, Vedge Your Best is ready to …

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Splitsville

In psychology there is a phenomenon referred to as “splitting.”It is characterised by all-or-nothing thinking:black or white,good or bad,yes or noidealized or demonized. Not to say there is no place for categorical thinking on some subjects, but it can be unhelpful when taking on a new undertaking. We are seldom able to walk,cycle,read,clean,drive,cook,speak in any …

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