#168: Are protests meaningless?

We start the episode by talking about our one-week challenge. In order to kick-start healthier habits for Joseph, we are waking up at 6:30 AM every day this week to work out. This leads into a discussion about purpose, and whether one’s sense of purpose/passion changes over time. Given all the protests and demonstrations going … More #168: Are protests meaningless?

#167: Getting birth control in the UK vs Japan // Things that only exist in the UK

Spring is slooowly springing in the UK, finally! We start the episode by talking about sex education in Japan, and my different experiences getting the birth control pill in Japan vs the UK. We then dive into some of the things we didn’t know about until moving here– types of food, grammar rules, and everyday … More #167: Getting birth control in the UK vs Japan // Things that only exist in the UK

#165: Post-move loneliness / Why finding passion is toxic

Trigger warning: This episode addresses some mental health/self-harm-related topics, so please feel free to skip this one entirely, or skip to 22:10 if you would rather not listen to these topics. I had quite an emotional weekend, involving some extreme loneliness and thoughts that I had never had before. We also talk about Joseph’s quest … More #165: Post-move loneliness / Why finding passion is toxic

#164: Our 2-day Hike Across South England (Seven Sisters)

We had an eventful weekend hiking from Brighton to Eastbourne. We debrief it all– what trails we took, where we stayed, what we ate, what we learned, etc.! Joseph also shares his vaccination experience. #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in a mixed-race, culture, or diet relationship, or about living abroad, please leave … More #164: Our 2-day Hike Across South England (Seven Sisters)

#161: Review of Seaspiracy, Lil Nas X Video

Joseph blesses us with a *lovely* and very genuine Southern accent to start off the podcast. Then, we talk about Lil Nas X’s controversial music video for his song, “Montero.” We also give our thoughts on Seaspiracy, and why vegans should consider dating non-vegans. #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in a mixed-race, … More #161: Review of Seaspiracy, Lil Nas X Video

#159: How do you raise a kid when only one parent is vegan?

We answer a listener question about raising kids when one parent is vegan and the other is not. We also discuss living in NYC vs London. Plus, we debrief Joseph’s 32nd birthday! #AskJoanna: If YOU have any questions about being in a mixed-race, culture, or diet relationship, or about living abroad, please leave me a … More #159: How do you raise a kid when only one parent is vegan?