Posted by Alice on Aug 23rd, 2012 | 2 comments
I already told you about my experiences of being a vegetarian. Today I want to tell you more about veganism.
What is veganism?
“Veganism is the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products”, says Wikipedia. Of course, this means no meat and diary but it also means no honey, no eggs, no seafood, no leather, no fur and no wool for example. Also, many cosmetic products contain...
Posted by Alice on Jun 27th, 2012 | 0 comments
Let me tell you about my first conscious decision about health matters. In the late 2007 I discovered Steve Pavlina’s blog “Personal Development for Smart People”. I was fascinated by what he was writing and he opened up the world of personal development for me again.
He also introduced me to the “30 day trial” where you try out a new habit or behavior for 30 days before committing to...
Posted by Alice on Dec 4th, 2011 | 5 comments
On November, 1st, I officially started my 30 day trial of not drinking alcohol. Now, the 30 days are over.
Did I make it through the trial?
Yes, I did. And it wasn’t particularly difficult.
I did get a few invitations to drink alcohol (a lot of that for free) often several times each week. I declined. Sometimes I explained myself.
My family and my close friends are not surprised anymore when I...
Posted by Alice on Nov 9th, 2011 | 3 comments
Since the end of October but officially since November, 1st, I’m conducting a 30 day trial of not drinking alcohol.
Not drinking alcohol is nothing new for me – I had long phases of alcohol abstinence in my late teens and early adulthood (in case you’re wondering: in Germany you’re allowed to drink beer at age 16 and liquor at 18) where I went months without drinking.
And even in phases...
Posted by Alice on Apr 23rd, 2011 | 6 comments
If you’re interested in becoming conscious about health matters, I’d like to recommend to you Susan Blake’s blog “Today’s Path for a Healthier Tomorrow”. She has got quite some knowledge and a lot of good...