Gale Tobin on the Difference Between Being Vegan and Being on a Plant-Based Diet
Gale Tobin on the Difference Between Being Vegan and Being on a Plant-Based Diet

There have been a number of misconceptions formed around the terms vegan and plant-based. Plenty thinks that there isn’t any difference between the two and that is understandable given that a vegan cannot be vegan unless he or she eats a plant-based diet. But sometimes, this is not the case; a vegan can still be vegan without having to follow a plant-based diet; an individual can follow a plant-based diet without being a vegan. While both are certainly related, it does not always go hand in hand.

Veganism vs. Plant-Based Diet

Veganism is defined as “a philosophy and way of living which seeks to…


Gale Tobin on Practicing The 7 Spiritual Needs
Gale Tobin on Practicing The 7 Spiritual Needs

Spirituality is a boundless concept that holds various perspectives. It may be a sense of connection to something greater than themselves, a way of being, a form of calling, and a feeling of interconnectedness. Spirituality is also molded from different cultural understandings that contribute to its many concepts. Fundamentally, it is a universal human experience that seeks to develop an in-depth understanding of and connection with the self and the world.

Spiritual gurus and experts have emphasized their own delineation of spirituality. As expressed by Sadhguru, an Indian yoga guru and author, “Spirituality does not mean any particular practice. It…


Going vegan is actually easier than expected. By knowing the right steps to take, you would realize how attainable it is compared to how the media portrayed it and how society has perceived it over the years. Veganism now is more manageable given that it is rapidly developing in the market-there are more vegan options available not only in the grocery stores but also in popular and local fast-food chains around the world. Clothing and footwear brands have also introduced vegan alternatives to leather, fur wool, feathers, angora, silk, and other animal-derived materials. …


Gale Tobin — Why People Should Start Meditating
Gale Tobin — Why People Should Start Meditating

Meditation is usually attained by sitting quietly with or without their thoughts, having power and control over distractions, and letting the mind and soul travel without the physical body. It is an act of listening to what the universe is trying to communicate. It is allowing the universe to reveal messages that are meant to be received. It is guiding the body to be in tune with the breath. Meditation is a practice rooted in ancient traditions and different cultures around the world. …


Moving to Dallas was one of the ironic decisions I’ve made yet I decided to move here for several reasons that matched with my goals during the time. It’s a big city-difficult to encapsulate it into a single description as it is a lot of things. I wanted a calm tranquil life but moving here is the complete opposite of that. It’s always booming with city lights, events, and people that embody how Dallas is on a “usual” day. It’s where the sports happen as it is home to the infamous NFL Team, Dallas Cowboys-they used to be coined as…


Gale Tobin- Vegan
Vegan Meals

If you think going vegan is hard, think again. Vegan meals are easier to make compared to meat-filled meals that require a lot of other cooking processes. You simply need to enjoy the art of chopping vegetables and you would already arrive with a tasty meal in a short amount of time. When you are vegan or transitioning to a vegan lifestyle, meal preparation is the key. It saves you a lot of time and keeps you feeling full throughout the day. Meal preparations would lessen the temptation to consume processed food or eat in a fast-food chain. …


Decades of Spiritual and Life Lessons Gained by Gale Tobin
Decades of Spiritual and Life Lessons Gained by Gale Tobin

Gale Tobin shares lessons she acquired from decades of honoring her spirituality. With the alignment to her consciousness, she was able to recognize areas of her life that had to be reformed in order to regain her power. Tobin identifies her spiritual path as a calling that had to be answered. A journey that slowly revealed its purpose-from beginning to end, including phases that she simply survived from. A journey that allowed her to better understand herself, that showed both the negative qualities that had to be abandoned and positive qualities that had to be retained.

These lessons continue to…


Gale Tobin on Yoga

30 years ago, I decided to embark on a spiritual journey in India. I attended a teacher training at Rishikesh Yoga Teacher Training Center to earn a certification. It was an eye-opening experience that led me closer to understanding myself-an identity that I was trying to navigate for years. I have always been curious about the self and how it connects with the formed beliefs and values that already existed as soon as we were born. In a way, it served as a guide for distinguishing how we should communicate with the world and the people around us. This initial…


Gale Tobin

With a passion for writing, Gale Tobin established her career as a creative writer focusing on the intrinsic nature of self-identity and spirituality. She began writing at the age of three-curious about the meaning of every word she comes across, bewildered with the vastness of words, and enlivened to create stories around it. It became a hobby for her to compose short narratives on kindergarten writing papers and staple them similar to a book. Her adoration for words led her to where she is now. She has documented her unpublished stories with the intent of publishing them in the coming…

Gale Tobin is a creative writer and yoga instructor that thrives through her zest for life. She is a vegan who fights for animal rights and the environment.

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