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:
To me, it’s all a matter of tone and delivery. If you avoid being dogmatic or self-righteous, the great majority of people will respect your choices. And better still, they will lean in to hear more about why you eat and live the way you do….
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