Tanja Jurgec

My name is Tanja.
I write for (new) vegans.

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furry family members

Get to know my furry family members

Today I will introduce to you my furry family members. To be honest with you, I had no idea what to write about this week so I decided to turn the spotlight on my furry family members. The animals I share my life with. My angels. So, do you want to get to know Lia, Ariel and Chuck? Chuck (or as I like to call him: Chucky, Čuk or any other random version of his […]

animal rights activists

Animal rights activists are focusing on the wrong thing.

Today, I will write about that one thing, that animal rights activists should focus on more. The thing I am most passionate about, when it comes to animal rights activism, is talking about how to stay happy and positive, even when animals are dying all the time. I know this is my mission as a vegan activist. I used to be so unhappy and angry, that it made me eager to teach others how I […]

animals are dying

How can vegans be happy, when animals are dying?

Can vegans be happy, knowing that animals are dying? Today I talk about that. The question that every vegan fears answering. How can one be happy and content, when trillions of land and sea animals are dying each year? How can one see life through the rose glasses, when the reality is so much bitter? The answer is simple. Because it’s the only way one can bring change in the world. Sure, you can be […]

buying animals

Buying animals never helps + it sucks

Today, I will talk about why buying animals is not a good thing to do. We buy animals like we buy bread in the morning. We convince ourselves that buying a puppy in a pet store (what an awful word, pet) means we are true animal lovers. That we care for the animals. Of course, we care for that brief moment. But we forget to care about all the puppies in puppy mills that are […]

happy vegan lifestyle

Happy vegan lifestyle? That sh** is easy to maintain.

You want to live a happy vegan lifestyle? Let me help you. You went vegan. Good. You learned how to be a happy vegan. Good. But now you are struggling and are searching for ways on how to maintain a happy vegan lifestyle that you know is possible. No worries. I got you. The most important thing to remember is that change can only occur when two beings are vibrating on the same level. If […]

adopt animals

5 signs you shouldn’t adopt animals (ever)

Should you adopt animals? Maybe not. So, you are thinking about adopting an animal. A dog or a cat, I suppose. Maybe even a rat. Have you ever thought about not adopting? I know, I know. You want to do it and you are convinced that you will be a great parent, but that’s when I come in and tell you that it’s time to step back and think again. I believe some people are […]