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An Interview with Dr. Chan Kah Yein of AnimalCare

An Interview with Dr. Chan Kah Yein of AnimalCare

The driving force behind my decision to go vegan was compassion. It is the core of pretty much everything I do as a human being and I honour it whenever I can. I apply it to the way I interact with people and animals, and […]

How to Make: 3-Ingredient Facial Toner

How to Make: 3-Ingredient Facial Toner

With drugstore beauty products being full of strange promises and even stranger chemicals, I regularly seek refuge in natural ways of maintaining my skin. Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Rosehip Oil and Argan Oil are must-haves in my household to remove makeup […]

5 Cosmetic Brands that are Malaysian and Cruelty-Free

5 Cosmetic Brands that are Malaysian and Cruelty-Free

Veganism is not just about avoiding the exploitation of animals through diet, but also through the way you carry out other aspects of lifestyle. The things we wear and products we put on our bodies may have involved some level of cruelty, from animals being […]

12 Things That Happened to me When I Went Vegan, Part 2

12 Things That Happened to me When I Went Vegan, Part 2

The list of amazing things that has happened to me since going plant-based continues from last week’s blogpost, when I shared about the changes my body has gone through since dropping meat off my diet 6 years ago. Part 2 delves into a bit more […]

12 Things That Happened to me When I Went Vegan, Part 1

12 Things That Happened to me When I Went Vegan, Part 1

For the 12 years it took for my vegetarian transition to fully take place, not once did it cross my mind that vegetarianism was going to change my health. I thought I was already fairly healthy. I jogged once a week and I loved being […]

3 Easy Plant-Based New Year Resolutions

3 Easy Plant-Based New Year Resolutions

In the past, I grappled greatly with New Year’s Resolutions. I could never stick to them and eventually they became a source of disappointment, so I stopped making them. I realize now that this is because I was always aiming too high, and to just […]

Tips for a Kind Christmas

Tips for a Kind Christmas

Being raised as a free-thinker, my family has celebrated Christmas to celebrate the gift of giving. These days it has become a very commercialized festival. However, there are ways to keep your own celebrations mindful with a focus on an abundance of creativity, love and […]

How to Build a Salad

How to Build a Salad

Salads, like soups, have no rules behind their coming into being. They lie entirely in the interpretive hands of their maker, and unless you do like my friend at a college kid house party, who cooked rice not realizing it was the glutinous sort, and […]

Vegan Shopping at the Wet Market

Vegan Shopping at the Wet Market

One of the misconceptions about going plant-based is that it is expensive. It is marketed as a luxurious lifestyle that involves expensive supplements, expensive superfoods, and expensive restaurant dining. The reality is, vegan living can be extremely easy, accessible and affordable. And doing so in […]

What Veganism Means To Me

What Veganism Means To Me

A few months ago, I watched ‘How To Change The World‘, a documentary about the beginnings of Greenpeace, what a beautiful thing it was born as, and how a divide between its pioneers came to be due to differing principles and values for the same […]