Tue, 11 July 2017
Episode 232: We talk with April Lang, LCSW SEP. Author of Animal Persuasion: A guide for ethical vegans and animal advocates in managing life’s emotional challenges.
Animals need your voice to be heard. It is a compassionate and courageous act to stand up for animals in an uncaring global atmosphere. It can also take a toll on your psyche.
You may be walking down the street and notice a fur coat, or you may pick up the smell of meat from a food cart in your neighborhood. The sights, sounds, and smells of institutionalized animal abuse are everywhere. For those dedicated to exposing and raising awareness of animal cruelty, this reality can trigger intense feelings such as anger, sadness, and frustration. April Lang, LCSW, SEP, gives you sound strategies designed to help you more effectively manage these emotions.
Lang also presents some potentially challenging situations that vegans and animal activists may encounter in their personal lives at family gatherings, with their romantic partners, and with their children. She goes on to provide insight into coping with the thoughts and feelings that may arise from advocating and caring for animals.
Throughout the book you’ll also be reading the true stories of ethical vegans and animal advocates both their challenges and successes.
Yes, animals need your help—and they need you at your best.
We talk with vegan travelers Emma & Carlos of Echoes of Freedom. #fsd
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