It’s funny because now I’m SO, SO proud and bold about being plant-based that you can hardly shut me up! I love being in on the early side of social change, and knowing that I overcame personal obstacles to get there makes me all the more excited about my food choices. But when I first began eating this way, I often felt like I was, ahem, a fish out of water… But here’s how I dealt with 5 of the most common social challenges that came my way:
I used to expect a lot from January 1st. Or my birthday. Or a Monday. Fresh start. Out with the old. Bring it on: I’m up for this.
When attempting to make New Year’s Resolutions, or just adopt a new healthy habit, people naturally assume that they will need to use their “willpower.”