From Disordered Eating to Plant-Empowered Living: Part 3

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I’ll start by setting the scene (where we left off from Disordered Eating to Plant-Empowered Living: Part 2)… I was in my mid twenties, and if you had asked me back then, “Who are you, Ella?” I probably would have replied, “I’m an ethical vegan number one, and secondly I’m into vegan fitness. I run the […]

From Disordered Eating to Plant-Empowered Living: Part 2

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Part 2 of my journey starts in my college years, where the diet mentality kicks in and disordered eating starts to snowball out of control… Part 2: Journey into Diet La-La Land [If you haven’t read PART 1 of my multi-part “From Disordered Eating to Empowered Living” series, I invite you to start there.] During […]

From Disordered Eating to Plant-Empowered Living: Part 1

Kick Disordered Eating Out

The time to share my journey from disordered eating to plant-empowered living has come!  Part 1: Intro I’m ready to come clean… What you are about to read is Part 1 (an introduction) to the multi-part “coming out” series I am going to be sharing with you over the next few weeks. I will be […]

How to Decode Cosmetic Labels for a Cruelty-Free Lifestyle

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If You Love Cosmetics and Hate Animal Cruelty, This Guide for Decoding Labels and Living Cruelty-Free is For You! Animals are wonderful creatures, and they should be loved, appreciated and cared for. However, the harsh reality is that despite a strong and intense campaigning against animal testing, numerous cosmetics companies continue with this abominable practice. […]

Vegan-Friendly Gift Guide 2015

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If you’re like me, the holidays creep up so fast that I’m always doing at least a few last-minute gift shopping, which can be seriously stressful. That’s why I wanted to throw out a few ideas for all you conscious shoppers out there. There are so many awesome, cruelty-free companies and products popping up, but […]

Top 5 Tips To Successfully Date a Vegan

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Wondering if it’s possible for a non-vegan and a vegan to date… successfully? Valid question! So, you met this girl or guy. At first sight, there was this spark — a connection. Call it magic, call it fate. You know instinctively that you’ve found THE ONE; then you hear these words,“I’m Vegan.” Will you freak […]

Planted in Miami – Conscious Living Community Podcast

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I was recently interviewed for a brand new awesome podcast called Planted In Miami and my episode airs today! Check it out here 🙂  Planted in Miami: The Concept “Miami is more than beautiful beaches and glamorous parties. More than a tourist spot and cruise port. It’s also home for a lot of us. A […]

Eco-Friendly Swimwear Brand: Jungle Gurl

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I love this eco-friendly swim line by Natalie Golonka: Jungle Gurl… this is what I call vegan fashion!  Former model turned designer, Natalie Golonka’s swimwear brand, Jungle Gurl is a line where she takes vintage garments and transforms them into stylish and funky bikinis. Sounds like something I would do and I love the suits! They are […]