Practicing Gratitude

Practicing Gratitude

The problem Recently, I’ve really needed some good vibes. For some reasons, even though things are working out alright, I’m not content. I find myself seeing other lives and wishing I have it like them. It’s far too easy for me to get caught up in someone...

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Vegan Challenge: Final Thoughts

Vegan Challenge: Final Thoughts

My experience This vegan challenge has been interesting, to say the least. For those of you who don’t know, I have been embarking on a vegan challenge for 30 days. At first, I kept it simple. One vegan meal a day. As I continued, it got easier and easier to eat...

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Keeping perspective through hardships

Keeping perspective through hardships

Sometimes life is really hard. I’m not here to pretend life is just sunshine and daisies. Yes, I believe there are tons of those happy moments, but I won’t pretend there aren’t tons of unhappy moments. Sometimes it just sucks. When I was 17, my family moved my senior...

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Day 10: find a supporter

Day 10: find a supporter

It’s been a while! I figured it had been a while since I had updated you on my challenge, so here are some thoughts that have been jostling around my head. Today, I watched a documentary on YouTube called “Vegan: Everyday Stories” by Northwest Veg. I definitely...

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Day 3: watermelon

Day 3: watermelon

Can I just say, I frickin’ love watermelon? Now that it’s the summer, it’s in season, and I’ve gotten a pretty strong craving for this delicious melon…all the time. Not only is it delicious, but it’s super hydrating. For my vegan...

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Day 2: vegan salad

Day 2: vegan salad

I have some romaine heads that are going to be bad soon, so I thought a salad would be perfect for an easy vegan meal. The great thing about salads is that you can put practically anything in there and have it taste good. So that’s what I did. I pulled out all...

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Day 1: green smoothie

Day 1: green smoothie

On day one of this challenge, I decided to keep it simple and start with a smoothie. I love smoothies, and they seem to be a staple for vegans, so I went with it. I threw in some bananas, pitted dates, a little lime juice, and spinach. My blender doesn’t work as...

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30-day challenge: Vegan style

30-day challenge: Vegan style

For about a year now, I’ve been fascinated by the idea of veganism. I follow a few vegans religiously on YouTube, and I’m always impressed by how energetic and healthy they appear. I’ve watched so many documentaries about food (can I just say, I love...

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My food staples

My food staples

Within the short time that I’ve been vegetarian, I’ve figured out a couple things. One is that it is hard to eat out and be vegetarian. Some restaurants offer more options than ever before, but there are only so many black bean burgers I can eat. Because of this, I...

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30 Day Challenge: Combat Self-Deprecation

30 Day Challenge: Combat Self-Deprecation

Since posting about self-deprecation, I’ve had people tell me how encouraging it was. A lot of them didn’t even know they were hurting themselves until they read it. One of my friends said, “I totally do that self-deprecation thing to be...

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Meet Annah

Welcome to Pure Living! I’m Annah, and I am building this blog in hopes that I’ll inspire others to live the life they’ve imagined for themselves. I write about vegan food and lifestyle, life, and self-love.

I’m a lover of chocolate, animals, and life.

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