• Why should I go vegan or plant-based?

    The health reasons for being vegan/plant-basedThe sustainable reasons for being veganThe ethical reasons for being vegan The health reasons for being plant-based Plant-based diets have been shown to prevent and reverse many of the leading causes of death. Some examples include prevention of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer and high blood pressure. There is an abundance of science and evidence clearly showing how beneficial plant-based diets are. For more information I highly recommend you read visit nutritionfacts.org. The longest lived people in the world eat diets with plenty of wholegrains, legumes, fruits and vegetables. The Blue Zones, as discovered by National Geographic Fellow and New York Times bestselling author,…

  • How going plant-based transformed my life + 24 pound weight loss

    A decision I made in January 2019 would impact me in ways I could never have imagined. A simple switch from a standard western diet to a predominantly plant-based has been one of the biggest life-changes I’ve ever made. Bigger than the time I moved to New York, or London, or Hong Kong. Maybe even as big as getting married to the love of my life. Going plant-based (and subsequently vegan) is a change that has affected almost every part of my life; not just my weight loss. The beautiful truth, I discovered is that (after two years of skeptical research and fact-finding) was that not only can a person…

  • Why I stopped meditating and replaced it with something much more powerful

    I lost faith in formal meditation on a flight from Melbourne to Hong Kong. I was in a state of fully-fledged anxiety that had been present for the past three days and had no signs of it letting up. While I attempted to cure my anxiety with mindfulness, my meditation practice actually made me feel even more anxious. It didn’t matter whether I tried to slow down my thoughts, or just sat with my thoughts and listened, or whether I attempted to be particularly present in the aeroplane listening to the sounds and seeing what was around me. Feeling the aliveness in my hands, advice which comes from one of…