The world demands a lot of us, and we could all get better at letting everything go and putting ourselves first.

The best way to do that is to take yourself out of your routine, or do something that makes you forget it all and lose track of time.

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Whoever I am talking to, saying that I am vegan always creates a situation of discomfort. Apparently non-vegan people (even vegetarian) find it troublesome to meet someone who does not eat any dairy or animal products. The funniest part is that people tend to picture vegans either as arrogant people or diet extremists.

Among the kind of reaction that I get mostly, there is the judgmental "oh...really?" that makes me wonder if I offended someone by choosing to eat the diet that I want. There is also the "it's amazing, I could never do that", as if saying I'm vegan implies you have to eat the same way. For those who wonder, it's just something I care about and want to share. It's exactly the same as if you were talking about favourite brands of clothing.

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