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The Sacred Art of Fasting

I’ve been doing regular fasting since a few years now. This means, no solid foods for a number of days, and in some instances, no liquids either. I have never…
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Veganism & Spirituality: is there a link?

As we evolve, we start choosing our thoughts, words and actions more carefully. We start taking responsibility for what we create in the world. Similarly, we start choosing more carefully…
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The Ultimate Quest to Owning our Free Will

As we progress on the spiritual path, we become increasingly aware of our free will, meaning, our own role and responsibility in creating our lives. We start to become aware…
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The #1 Biggest Challenge on the Raw Vegan Diet

This article is the first one of a series where I dive into different areas of Raw Veganism that I have personally struggled with the most, and where I’ve witnessed…
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The Shadow of Raw Veganism

I’ve been following the international raw vegan community for several years now, and although I am infinitely grateful for everything I have learned from a host of knowledgeable and dedicated…
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Joy of eating or joy of living?

We find joy in foods. For many people life without their favorite treats and dishes would be a life without joy. We steal moments at work to daydream about what…
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Food: the greatest coping mechanism of our time.

Eating is by far the most common coping mechanism that exists in our modern society, undoubtedly for the easy access that we have to different foods and the effectiveness of…
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The Health Paradox

Have you ever wondered why many people who eat crap all their lives seem to be doing just fine, until suddenly at the age of 40, 50 or 60 they get a…
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Is sugar bad for you and is fruit evil?

When people see what I eat, namely, the quantity of fruit that I consume, they often question whether I am getting too much sugar in my diet. For many this…
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11 reasons to ditch dairy. NOW.

Dairy is one of those things that causes division between people. As a society we have a strong emotional attachment to it and you find many of its devoted supporters defending…
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No medicine or diet can ever heal you.

We human beings are masters of outsourcing responsibility. We do it with many things (such as our feelings), but especially when it comes to our health. We blame the genes…
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Why the raw vegan diet works.

The most common question I face, right after “How can you live without hummus?” is “Why raw?”. So what is it about raw food that makes it so fantastic for…
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How our parents ruined our relationship to food.

You might think that eating unhealthy is simply a matter of habit, reasoning that you probably learned it from your parents, and hence you were just unlucky that your parents…
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Standing in your raw truth

I have always been somewhat shy to speak up when it makes me stand out of the crowd or if I feel it disrupts the group dynamic. When I first…
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The never ending detox

It’s quite common nowadays to hear people talk about “doing a detox”, which usually means  doing some protocol for a predefined number of days, for example taking a smoothie formula…
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The detox nightmare that led me to raw veganism

My name is Miia and I‘m relatively new to the world of blogging. I’m here because I feel that sharing my journey to raw veganism, health and emotional healing could…