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You’re Invited to my Book Launch Party!

I'm very proud of my 7th book and hope you will celebrate its birth with me! It's party time!

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Endangered Species Under Attack

This week, the Trump administration announced it will take steps to roll back our country’s most effective conservation law.

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When Vegans Should Not Use the Word “Vegan”

When Vegans Should Not Use the Word “Vegan”

Why telling people to "Go Vegan" backfires.

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The Joyful Vegan (Book Trailer)!

Many vegans stop being vegan or feel hopeless and helpless. I’m trying to change that.

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My name is Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, bestselling author, podcaster, international speaker, and passionista for compassion. I guess that makes me a compassionista.

My mission is simple: to empower people to reflect their deepest values in their everyday choices. I believe people want to make a change but they struggle with HOW to do it. Emphasizing the fact that being vegan is a means to an end rather than an end in itself, I address all aspects of living healthfully and compassionately, including zero-waste, food, cooking, nutrition, ethics, animals, family dynamics, food politics, and social psychology. I also draw upon my love of language, etymology, literature, history, film, and culture. Welcome to the journey.

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