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 anyContinue reading “Splitsville”


When I was certified as a Life and Weight Coach, I assumed that I would primarily coach people who wanted to transition to a vegan or WFPB (Whole Food Plant Based) diet. I had committed to eating vegan in my mid-50’s after never believing it would be possible for me to give up eating animalContinue reading “Excusitarianism”