Lifestyle

 

All The Blogs -- Lifestyle All The Blogs -- Lifestyle RSS Feed

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

How To Overcome Your Unwillingness To Forgive

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | May 26, 2012 | Lifestyle

Read More: acceptance, difficulty forgiving, forgiveness, how to forgive, self-fulfillment, success, tolerance

When we are having difficulty forgiving others, we focus on our blessings and on being grateful for what we have in our lives despite what has been done to us. This can take the sting out of any offense and...

Jess Parsons

Vegan Kids, Breastfeeding, and SEX!

Jess Parsons | May 14, 2012 | Lifestyle

Read More: advertising, breastfeeding, dairy cows, health promoting foods, milk, sexual function, vegan mothers

I've posted before about how breastfeeding, and in particular a natural weaning process (years, not months), is a strong building block for a healthy vegan child. Basically, if you continue to breastfeed your child along with the solids they eat,...

Vegparadise Blog

Starbucks Is Seeing Red

Vegparadise Blog | May 8, 2012 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: carmine, cochineal, food coloring, Starbucks

  Starbucks announced its products would no longer contain cochineal extract, a red coloring made from crushed insects. As we explained ten years ago in our initial story, carmine or cochineal appears in many products marketed to people who are...

Jess Parsons

Wallet minimisation and handbag sexism

Jess Parsons | April 25, 2012 | Lifestyle

Read More: declutter, feminism, healthy body healthy mind, image, minimalism, money, sexism

My wallet and backpack featured last year on The Everyday Minimalist's Minimalist Wallet series. That exercise showed me that I could downsize several items. But in the unstuffed wallet, the important cards get lonely and slip out of their...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

INTRODUCING HOMEMADE PALM OIL-FREE VEGAN BUTTERY SPREAD--BUTTAH!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | April 2, 2012 | Food, Green, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Buttah, cocoa butter, fair trade cocoa butter, high heat oils, vegan butter

Photo by Christina Hoheisel  (PS: Christina not only did a fantastic job photographing the Buttah, but went out and found the ingredients, ordered the molds and tackled the recipe, mastering it on the first try!  Thank you so much, Christina!)  ...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

It's Not Easy Being A Saint In the City

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 14, 2012 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: acceptance, compassion, cooperation, forgiveness, peace, truth

This world is so disturbed, so confused, so caught up in fear, judgment, aggression, competition. It's all very self destructive. There's only one way out of this mess. We need to change people's minds. We do this by staying true...

Sarah Taylor

Vegetarian to Vegan: Why Give Up Dairy and Eggs?

Sarah Taylor | February 14, 2012 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: dairy, eggs, vegan, vegetarian to vegan

My new book coming out will be called Vegetarian to Vegan.  I wrote this book for all the vegetarians who have asked me questions about why or how to give up dairy and eggs.  Among the most common questions are:...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Where Is Forgiveness Ranked On Your Daily To Do List?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | February 11, 2012 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: acceptance, compassion, forgiveness, happiness, success, to do list, unity

Amidst all the things we wish to do and accomplish, all the things we intend to set into motion, amidst all of our proactivity and reactivity, all our creating, manifesting, building and amassing, amidst all these things we wish to...

Gail Davis

Book Review: Vegan Holiday Kitchen by Nava Atlas

Gail Davis | February 5, 2012 | Food, Green, Lifestyle

Read More: book review, cookbook, Gail Davis, Nava Atlas, Susan Voisin, Vegan Holiday Kitchen, vegan recipes

I have an addiction—an insatiable appetite and one true weakness. I admit it. I am obsessed with vegan recipe books. Maybe it's because when I first became vegan there were so few really great vegan cookbooks available. I was...

Jamie Nelson

My health, my future

Jamie Nelson | January 29, 2012 | Health, Lifestyle

Read More: cancer prevention, lifestyle medicine, marathon, rip esselsyn

I am a 59-year old single man. I work as a digital marketer in Northern California. I am changing my future. Two years ago, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer and had surgery. Since then, i've been not very active...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Anger Management: Channeling Anger Into Effective Communication

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 25, 2012 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: anger management, effective communication, repairing relationships

Anger is a signal device to inform that there is a perceived threat. In relationships, anger is used to emotionally beat up the other person. Best that anger be channeled into calm, effective communication of one's concerns so that problems...

Sarah Taylor

Some of the Best Advice I Can Give

Sarah Taylor | January 23, 2012 | Lifestyle

Read More: support, Vegan

Buying a home in Haiku has been one of the best things to ever happen to me.  Not for the home itself, nor the beautiful weather of Maui … but for the genuine, authentic, loving people that I now consider...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

The Message We Aren't Getting From Our Politicians: Tolerance, Acceptance, Compassion & Unity

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 14, 2012 | Lifestyle

Read More: acceptance, compassion, demonizing, fear mongering, forgiveness, politicians, solutions, tolerance, unity

Unity is a very important theme. It is critical to the resolution of the many problems facing our nation and our world today because without it we will never be able to engage the necessary solutions. In this election year...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Why The Law of Attraction Doesn't Work For Most People

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 7, 2012 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: forgiveness, happiness, Law of Attraction, LOA, making money, prosperity, success

The Law of Attraction doesn't work for most people because despite what they consciously strive for, despite what thoughts they keep in the forefront of their conscious mind, despite all their proactivity, practice, persistence and perseverance, they have an unconscious...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Purpose. Passion. Practice. Persistence. Step Up To The Plate And Take Your Best Shot

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 4, 2012 | Lifestyle

Read More: forgiveness, happiness, inner peace, prosperity, relationships, self-fulfillment, self-help, success

Many people are afraid to go after their dreams, to take action, to implement.... out of fear that they will fail, look stupid, feel shamed, and have to acknowledge that they weren't good enough... Bottom line: You won't know if...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

End Self Sabotaging Behaviors Getting in the way of your Happiness, Success & Inner Peace

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 2, 2012 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: acceptance, end self sabotage, forgiveness, happiness, inner peace, love, success

Most of us don't get what we want in our lives because we sabotage ourselves: We procrastinate. We resist. We don't follow through. We don't do the things that we know are in our best interests. The end result is...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Why Should I Forgive? The Origin of a New Year's Resolution

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | December 28, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: acceptance, Bible, forgiveness, God, love, New Year's Resolution, religion, spirituality, success

I’ve been asked why I’m passionate about teaching forgiveness. It’s because all religious, spiritual and metaphysical roads I’ve traveled have led me here, to this one Truth borrowed from A Course In Miracles: I forgive others for my own peace...

Benjamin Eksouzian

Cooking Healthy Food Takes WayToo Much Time, Right?

Benjamin Eksouzian | December 16, 2011 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: healthy cooking, time suck, vegan

                        Why is this guy smiling? He just found out he's lost 70 pounds since adopting a healthy vegan diet in March of this year!   One of...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

How To Beat The Holiday Blues

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | December 14, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: anxiety, depression, happiness, holiday blues, mental health

It is terribly ironic that the holidays, which is meant to be a time for celebration, joy, family, loved ones, connection, harmony and contentment, brings sadness and depression to so many people. Why is this the case? Perhaps because those...

Vegparadise Blog

US Congress Decides Pizza Is a Vegetable

Vegparadise Blog | December 13, 2011 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: 2012 Agriculture Appropriations Bill, National School Lunch Program, pizza, tomato, tomato sauce

Pity the poor tomato. It gets no respect from the government.The tomato is once again in the spotlight, this time in the form of tomato sauce. By smearing two ounces of tomato sauce onto a pizza, our learned Congress has...