150 Holiday Advice! Answering Your Questions about Food & Family
Hey kids! With the holiday season in full swing, we decided to solicit and then answer your most burning holiday questions. We tackle what to do about being pressured to buy non-vegan food for others, how to get family to stop harping about food when you secretly struggle with eating disorders, and what to do about being the only vegan at the table.
In This Episode
In preparation for all the food and family related holiday events upon us, we answer three very different listener questions:
I don’t feel comfortable purchasing animal products for other people any more, but am not sure how to assert myself in different situations, or if I even should – When is the best time to communicate to someone that you don’t want to purchase animal products, and how do I deal with the fact that I may have done this in the past? How can I best communicate this without seeming like I’m forcing someone to choose a vegan meal? Are there instances (besides work) where it is just not appropriate to communicate this boundary, and it’s best to suck it up and purchase the meal?
How do I tell my grandparents that their constant food talk is triggering me, when they don’t know I struggle with disordered eating?
How to deal with being the only vegan at the table or event?
Joke in the Middle
What is a mummy’s favorite kind of music?
Nichole’s Female Rap Artist Recommendations
- The Internet
- K. Flay
- Angel Haze
- Azelia Banks
- Princess Nokia
Links and Information
- Hunting African Animals and Bringing Their Heads to the U.S. is Legal Again Under Trump (Newsweek)
- For Now, Trump to Keep Ban on Importing Elephant Trophies (NY Times)
- If the Entire U.S. Went Vegan, It’d be a Public Health Disaster (Quartz)