How can you inspire your loved ones to go plant-based for the sake of their health and longevity? This is a lifelong struggle for most vegans. That's why we brought Harley Quinn Smith on the show. She is an actress and outspoken vegan lifestyle advocate who inspired her dad to go vegan by leading with kindness and compassion. And she’s here to share her story with us today!
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If you’ve made the shift to a plant-based lifestyle, or have dabbled in plant-based eating, you know how difficult it can be to get your loved ones on board.
Whether you’d like for them to change their lifestyle with you, or simply to support and accept your choice, it doesn’t always go smoothly!
Harley Quinn Smith is an actress and vegan lifestyle advocate, and she and her family are an example of what it’s like when the most unexpected and resistant family member does hop on board, and she’s on the podcast today to tell us about how she made that happen!
Harley Quinn shares the story of how and why she became vegan, and how that eventually led to her helping her father improve his health through a plant-based diet after he suffered a nearly fatal heart attack. She shares stories about how her family eventually shifted into vegan living, and reminds us of the importance of knowing your audience when you are talking about why people should go vegan.
Most importantly, we talk about the power of leading with kindness and compassion when discussing the topic, and the power that it has!
This one might just leave you inspired to start being more outspoken and encouraging of others to choose plant-based living.
♡ Toni & Michelle
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