The following is a letter I wrote to President Anote Tong from the Republic of Kiribati. It was inspired by a conversation he had with Chris Anderson, the curator of the TED Conference. 11 January 2016 Re: Climate Change and Kiribati: The way we can all make a difference! Dear Mr. President Tong, It saddened me greatly … Continue reading An Open Letter to President Anote Tong from the Republic of Kiribati
Not only do we need to switch to a plants based diet for health, and ethical reasons, but also for environmental reasons. It is, very simply, the most powerful thing you do.
Note: If you are just joining this post, the series began here where I chronicled my journey. It is a good place to start. Ahimsa paramo dharmaha Non-Violence is the highest ethical code Perhaps it's because I have been grounded in Eastern philosophy where the idea of karma and re-incarnation is central to life. In … Continue reading Why I Went Vegan – The Ethical Compulsion
Note: If you're just joining this series, you may want to here, the first in the series. In my last post, I explained the personal journey that took me down the path where I started switching to a whole foods plant based diet. In this article, I want to explore the scientific evidence that helped … Continue reading Why I Went Vegan – The Scientific Evidence
Ever since I made the transition to cutting out animal products from my diet, I've met more people who have questioned me about my choice than any other choice I've made. Suddenly, everyone becomes a nutrition expert. This series of posts is my attempt to explain why I made the decision to switch. In this series of … Continue reading Why I Went Vegan – My Personal Journey
2014 has been a good year and I wanted to review some progress I have made, some stumbling blocks, and discuss a few things I would like to accomplish in 2015. Social Assertiveness Perhaps the most significant change in 2014 has been a growth in my assertiveness. I have been perhaps my own harshest critic. … Continue reading A look back at 2014 and A look ahead to 2015
This year, I have been fortunate enough to have a much more heightened awareness and clarity. I can't tell you how good it feels to have that after floundering around. I have become fascinating listening to the I Love Marketing podcasts with Joe Polish and Dean Jackson. I used to love the subject of marketing … Continue reading 2014 Focuses/2013 Review