Winter Luxuries to keep your Home Cozy & Cruelty-Free this Season

Winter Luxuries to keep your Home Cozy & Cruelty-Free this Season

Okay so I almost had a breakdown while Christmas shopping for people last night. I never understood why people get stressed during the holidays - I love finding unique gifts for and spending time with loved ones- but last night, while squeezing my way through overcrowded stores selling overpriced products most likely made from sweatshops, I [...]

Winter is Coming but Our Earth is Still Melting – Wisdom from a Sadhu

Winter is Coming but Our Earth is Still Melting – Wisdom from a Sadhu

December 1. Today I turned on the radio and heard one of the hosts rave about the weather. Considering how winter is right around the corner, it's relatively warm outside. Too warm. It's more comfortable than experiencing the bitterness of winter, but I hate experiencing this kind of weather in December. Whether you believe that [...]

How to Shop Black Friday & Cyber Monday the Cruelty-free, Eco-friendly Way!

How to Shop Black Friday & Cyber Monday the Cruelty-free, Eco-friendly Way!

This year I'm actually EXCITED for Black Friday! I realized that I don't need to risk my life in a possible stampede all for the sake of buying products made of unsustainable materials that were most likely made in sweatshops by people earning less than a living wage for their labor. Instead, I can sit back, [...]

10 Things that Changed after I became Vegan

10 Things that Changed after I became Vegan

Adopting a vegan lifestyle changed more than just the food I eat. It changed the way I view the world, other beings, my health, well-being, shopping habits, and, most of all, it changed the way I interact with myself and my environment. I could write an entire book detailing all the ways adopting this lifestyle [...]

CATS HAVE CLAWS – If you don’t like that, don’t adopt a Cat!

CATS HAVE CLAWS – If you don’t like that, don’t adopt a Cat!

When I first adopted Hercules, the light of my life, my mom asked me if I was going to get him declawed. She didn't ask this because she's cruel, she asked this because there's a common misconception, especially in the United States, about declawing cats. Many people consider declawing analogous to trimming nails. In reality, [...]

Happy World Mental Health Day: 5 Lessons I Learned from Going to Therapy

Happy World Mental Health Day: 5 Lessons I Learned from Going to Therapy

Today is World Mental Health day - a day that is dear to my heart for raising awareness about mental health and the struggles millions of us face around the world each day. Ever since middle school, I struggled on and off with depression and anxiety. The weird thing is, I never felt comfortable talking [...]