Advice from a vegan YouTuber (Ft. The Tofu Goddess)

Advice from a vegan YouTuber (Ft. The Tofu Goddess)

Vegans use many ways to explore their activism. I use this blog as an opportunity to educate people about the cause, we’ve previously talked about LuLu Lotus Book’s using children’s books as a way to explore activism, and now we’re looking at YouTube. YouTuber’s have been on the rise of influencer marketing for years now. They build successful empires of loyal followers, and focus on particular niches to attract their audiences. Today we’re walking through an interview with The Tofu Goddess.

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Being a judgmental vegan does more harm for the cause

Being a judgmental vegan does more harm for the cause

A reoccurring theme that I noticed when we would have discussions, is the idea that our clubs face a sort of backlash when we focus too much on veganism. We want to have welcoming environments that allow for all types of students to join along. We got to the root of the issue - there are many people who have had bad encounters with veganism that leads a bad taste in their mouth, this is why being a judgemental vegan does more harm for the cause.

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I'm not lazy, I just don't need to socialize 24/7

I'm not lazy, I just don't need to socialize 24/7

One reoccurring theme I have been faced with is my friends giving me shit for not going out with them. Sometimes I’d rather stay home all weekend than see anyone but my roommates. For some people, that’s shocking. I’m here to unpack why I’m not lazy, I just need time for myself. For those of you who feel me, be sure to leave me a comment on your experiences as well.

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The process of writing a vegan children's book (Ft. LuLu Lotus Books)

The process of writing a vegan children's book (Ft. LuLu Lotus Books)

This week I decided to change things up a bit. The local community has an amazing amount of talent including a variety of vegan businesses! This week we’re going to learn more about Lulu Lotus, a children’s book author and illustrator. Learn more about the process of writing a children’s book for vegan kids!

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Three Days in New York City - A Travel Guide & Gallery

Three Days in New York City - A Travel Guide & Gallery

In my last reading week every (I’m so excited to graduate!!), my boyfriend and I decided to take a quick trip to New York City! I’m fortunate to have cousins that live in Jersey City and previously lived in New York, so they were able to give us the low-down on where to go and what to do. We actually travelled for four days, but one of those days were visiting them! Here’s the breakdown of what we did the rest of the days and how you can integrate it into your weekend in NYC!

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Marie Kondo the hell out of your social media in 3 easy steps

Marie Kondo the hell out of your social media in 3 easy steps

The KonMari method uses a five-step process that includes clothing, books, papers, miscellaneous and sentimental items. Putting these into smaller, attainable chunks allows you to tackle each process. Now, we can take these practices and implement this into our social media routine - we all follow some people on social media that do not spark joy.

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Why you should adopt [don't shop] - Murphy's story

Why you should adopt [don't shop] - Murphy's story

Recently, my family lost one of our pets. Spartacus, our energetic and loving shih tzu was an amazing companion to us for over 15 years. This has made me want to reflect on our pets right now. Sometimes we take for granted that they are right in front of us, right now. Today, I want to reflect on my cat’s adoption story.

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What sustainable product should you try? Quiz - Sustainable Series

What sustainable product should you try? Quiz - Sustainable Series

There are many different sustainable products on the market right now. Some can be more pricey, but they will last you a life time. You also have the option to reuse materials that you already have a home in order to foster a more sustainable environment. Be sure to take the quiz to learn what sustainable product you are!

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Make an environmental impact with your food choices - Sustainable Series

Make an environmental impact with your food choices - Sustainable Series

One area of sustainability surrounds sustainable food. It is important to understand that you should work within the means that you have. This means, if you are in a food desert and don’t have access to fresh vegetables on a whim, these rules may not apply to you. However, if you can change your choices without severely impacting your life, why wouldn’t you? Do what you can within your means! For instance, as a university student I am unable to afford organic or high-priced produced all the time, but I try my best to do what I can.

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