Reduction barriers part 4: community support and social isolation

This blog post includes data from seven UK-based reduction and vegan campaigns, drawing on the largest sample of meat reducers, pescatarians, vegetarians, and vegans in any research project to date (n=1,587). Research was conducted for my PhD in Social Policy at the University of Kent, using a mixed-methods, longitudinal approach. Within my research, I will … Continue reading Reduction barriers part 4: community support and social isolation

Upcoming talk at Brighton VegFest

Brighton VegFest this year has a few amazing streams going on, which I am SO excited about! First is Christopher Sebastian McJetter's Radical Veganism summit. Second is Animal Think Tank's Movement Building Stream. And third is the Vegan Activists Hub! I'll be speaking on Saturday, March 23 at 3pm as part of the Radical Veganism … Continue reading Upcoming talk at Brighton VegFest

Going cold turkey: breaking the habit

I've decided I need to stop snacking so much. There are times when I surprise myself with my seeming lack of willpower. I'm feeling bored at work and suddenly I find myself opening the cupboards to find a cheeky snack. No matter how much I intellectualize my snacking struggle, the fact remains: it's a bad habit. And breaking … Continue reading Going cold turkey: breaking the habit