To be honest we didn't plan these 14 days of exploring the vegan lifestyle very much. We already live a flexitarian lifestyle but aim to eat even less meat. All of a sudden we felt the motivation to go all in and test vegan eating first hand. Within two days we began. Read on to get a few tips and learn how
For two weeks our family of five will embark on a vegan exploration trip. We will try to live as vegan as possible. Reducing our meat consumption have proven more difficult than we expected when we began our journey towards a more sustainable lifestyle. To try something different and to stir up our habits we will go vegan for two weeks. We hope curiosity and the absence of animal based products will lead us towards new plant based favorites.
Sustainability can be seen in a broader perspective than the one focusing one saving the planet. I have myself experienced how scared I can get when I only focus on the sustainability of Planet Earth. I want to do everything I can as fast as possible which only leads to pain and disstress. In stead I have allowed for myself to look at sustainability in a broad sense including my own sustainability meaning my mental and physical health. By learning to take care of myself first through mindfulness I am slowly gaining more energy to be more for other people and to act more earth-friendly. Continue reading to get my experiences with implementing mindfulness and meditation into my life.