June 8, 2019
Cristen's Wish List: Vegan Book Projects

I'm looking for thought-provoking, nuanced academic and subject matter expert written nonfiction projects focused on veganism. My degree in anthropology and focus on medical anthropology means I love working with people who shine a light in dark places and help readers better see, understand, and navigate the world around them in a healthy, sustainable way. […]

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June 8, 2019
Identify and Bridge the Communication Gap to Persuade

Being right is one thing. Being persuasive quite another. Often passionate people--myself included--communicate in ways that appeal only to those who already agree with or think like us. We "school" people with facts and logic and congratulate ourselves for our reasoning skills and courage but are confused and frustrated when met with silence and inaction […]

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May 17, 2019
Migraines Almost Killed My Business; Adopting a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet Dramatically Improved Them Both

In June of 2016, my business was profitable enough to have allowed me to quit my day job and be 100% self-employed, but financial health alone cannot sustain a business. Being physically healthy enough to predictably deliver high-quality work is required. And that summer I was in big trouble. Chronic Migraines A chronic migraine sufferer […]

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