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.