Understanding Veganism And A Vegan Diet And Making The Switch
How to Co-Exist With Family And Friends Who Do Not Eat A Vegan Diet?
When you don’t live like and do what the masses do, you must develop thick skin! Your way of eating and lifestyle choices may threaten or make a a friend or family member uncomfortable about his or her choice of diet.
People don’t want to feel that they need to defend their choices, but may still bring up the subject out of curiousity. It is often better to speak to how adopting a vegan diet has improved your life by showing people it benefits through your actions. Be energized, healthy, and empathetic. Accept any resistance and defensiveness.
When people want learn more, they will ask. This means you should study so you will be knowledgable about the particular vegan subject that is brought up, so you can instill confidence that the adoption of a vegan diet is supportive of health and protective against disease.
It will also be helpful to be able to direct people to resources that will help them learn more about a vegan diet and how to approach it.