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Clients see therapists for a wide range of issues including divorce, physical abuse, addictions and eating disorders. They don’t necessarily need to have personally suffered from these challenges to help. But what if you’re suffering from vystopia? Would you feel heard by a non-vegan therapist? If your problems aren’t about vystopia, could you compartmentalise your […]
When vegans are asked if it’s difficult to be vegan, they invariably say that not being a vegan that is difficult but living in a non-vegan world with values and attitudes that resist what is a philosophy of kindness, compassion, health and environmental respect. The following article, “Vystopia: Can leading a vegan lifestyle make you […]
In 2018 I attended the 2018 Animal Rights Conference in Los Angeles. Over 1300 people attended and experienced a vast array of speakers, workshops, stalls, and live music. The event was well catered for, with vegans enjoying the luxury of not having to check every meal for ingredients. The premiere of the Australian documentary, Dominion, […]
Vegans vary enormously when it comes to maintaining relationships with non-vegan friends and intimate partners. Research into the key challenges facing vegans on this journey is explored under “What Used to Work doesn’t – Relationships with Non-Vegans” in Vystopia: The Anguish of Being Vegan in Non-Vegan World (Mann 2018). Vegan journalist Mitchell Jordan shares a […]
Over the years, clients have visited me with symptoms of anxiety and depression. Despite many discussing what they think might contribute to this, the majority of people struggle to alleviate their symptoms and are unaware of the real causes of their distress. However, vegans know specifically what is causing their distress; Knowing about the systematised […]
The Compassionate Road blog brings news and information to help vegans live in this not-yet vegan world and communicate kinder living to others who have not yet realised the imperative of veganism for the animals
Every year, animal shelters and individual carers around the world try to house hundreds of rescued dogs and cats. Amongst these are abandoned pets, unwanted animals, and creatures with special needs.
Michael and Masa, the Australian Minimalist Vegans, teach creative ways to live abundantly whilst having a light foot-print on the planet.
This article in Live Kindly Magazine asks, “How can vegans move from the debilitating agony of vystopia to changing the world?”
Vegans know how confronting it is to witness on a daily basis the ubiquitous use of animals.