11 James Aspey | Your Not So Average Vegan – Amplification of Love Through Silence | Just Be You Podcast

“Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

Why James and this episode will blow your mind!

We discuss:

  • That 'life purpose' and happiness are not meant to be independent
  • The power of making a decision and sticking to even the most challenging goals
  • When you focus on a purpose bigger than yourself - anything is possible
  • Defeating cancer and overcoming drug addictions
  • Overcoming bulimia and related behaviors by understanding the cause
  • How silence can amplify love, kindness, and change in our world
  • Learning that if you want people to listen, don't push; show them, be patience, give love and compassion
  • Facing demons and working through them in solitary

James' first major form of vegan activism was a 1-year long vow of silence to raise awareness for animals and promote peace over violence. He broke his silence on Australia's morning show, Sunrise, which went viral, reaching millions and thus amplifying his message of peace. 


Defeating Leukaemia, Letting Go of Drug Addiction and Overcoming Bulimia

James travels the globe giving free talks to educate about the option of becoming a vegan and helping people understand the suffering of animals to make food, clothing, and entertainment for human beings. He asks himself the confronting question: 

"If we don't need to kill and eat animals to be healthy, what are we doing this for?"

At 17 he was diagnosed with leukemia and told he had six weeks to live. Fast forward to beating that disease, getting hooked on a lot of drugs and letting go of them, overcoming Bulimia and being a dedicated personal trainer for almost a decade, James met a man through his work that changed his perspective on eating animals forever.

James brings patience, unconditional acceptance and a down to earth honesty that is very rare, to everything he speaks about. Even if you are completely new to the concept of veganism, have heard amazing or even challenging things against it, this interview is worth the listen. I am certain that by simply hearing his journey, and the roller coaster that is his life, it would be impossible to walk away from listening to this episode and not be touched in some way, for the rest of your life.

You can find out more about James here

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YouTube: http://youtube.com/voiceless365
Facebook: http://facebook.com/jamesaspeyactivism
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jamesaspey

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I would like to know, would you consider stopping eating animal products after listening to this episode? Why, why not?