Plant Shift

Following a plant-based or vegan lifestyle, is about food, drink, clothes, shoes, body treatments, hair products and more. 

It's a conscious decision to think, walk and possibly, talk a better lifestyle. 

I support individuals who are thinking about making the shift, as well as, those who have already begun their plant-based journey.

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Organising a training day and ensuring that all dietary requirements are catered for

Is there anything hugely difficult about organising an event if the venue provides catering?

I used to do some work for a local branch of the National Union of Teachers and one of the roles included organising training events. We provided a meal during training days and snacks for other events, such as, meetings after school.

To ensure that everyone was catered for, and so we were aware of allergies, I'd ask those who registered, if they had any dietary requirements. Unfortunately, sometimes I'd wished I hadn't!

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What happens when your family doesn't want to go vegan but you do?

This post begins with a description of what happened when my husband told me he didn't want to follow a vegan diet any more. After this, I share how I reacted to his choice, how it caused uncertainty within the wider family and, the most important part; the solution, which freed me from negativity. 

In the second half, you'll find suggestions about what to do if your partner doesn't have the same diet or lifestyle choice as you. This section also takes in account, your reasons for following a vegan diet.

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