My Company Went Vegan to Change Our Workplace and the World

At my company, a team lunch involves veggie burgers, coconut curry with tofu, and flavorful vegan falafel. When new employees on-board, we host our welcome lunches at plant-based taquerias and delis. At our off-site gatherings, you might spot employees socializing alongside our pet dogs, cats, or our office chicken, Chickpea.  When establishing my company in 2018, I made the vegan lifestyle a part of our company culture. Being vegan is not a prerequisite for employment, but any meal purchased by or expensed under our brand name must be entirely plant-based. Although not all companies have such strict dietary preferences, we are not alone in our decision to go vegan. There’s a growing presence of vegan workplace initiatives happening across the …

5 Tips for Overcoming Your Past and Becoming a New You

Everybody has a past, but not everyone’s past is the same. For some people, their past is a source of concern and anxiety for them in the present, making it difficult for them to live the life that they want. If you want to build a brighter future for yourself, then learning how to move on from your past is the first part of the process. Here are some important tips to remember for anyone who needs to overcome their past so they can start working towards a better future. Know the Limit of Your Memory Human memory is not perfect. Over time, we have a tendency to forget some details while exaggerating others. Every time we reconstruct events in our …

5 Tips for Overcoming Your Past and Becoming a New You

Everybody has a past, but not everyone’s past is the same. For some people, their past is a source of concern and anxiety for them in the present, making it difficult for them to live the life that they want. If you want to build a brighter future for yourself, then learning how to move on from your past is the first part of the process. Here are some important tips to remember for anyone who needs to overcome their past so they can start working towards a better future. Know the Limit of Your Memory Human memory is not perfect. Over time, we have a tendency to forget some details while exaggerating others. Every time we reconstruct events in our …

How to Learn Yoga (The Beginner’s Guide)

If you think yoga can be learned on the mat, you’re wrong! To learn yoga is to learn yourself, your life and the world around you, which happens mostly off the mat. Since 2000, I study, practice, teach and live yoga – I grow with it from year to year – hence life becomes more interesting and more meaningful from year to year, too. Through all these years, I observe the evolution of yoga in the western culture and see, how (mostly) wrongly, has been interpreted, taught and practiced. Little is known about how to learn yoga – about its practice, its effect and its application. Yoga is all about finding the simplicity and the meaning in the complexity of …