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Do you want to live a healthier and more robust life? The key to living a full, healthy, and joyous life lies within the foods we eat—and our relationship to them. Because health isn’t accurately measured by the circumference of your waist or how much you can bench press- true vitality is measured by how you feel, not just physically but deep within. Olympic medalist Dotsie Bausch alongside Baywatch actress and certified health coach, Alexandra Paul, take listeners of all ages on a journey to optimal health and stamina through plant based eating. Dotsie and Alexandra, who both fought back from severe food addictions in their twenties, interview expert nutritionists, pro athletes, innovative thought leaders, physicians and plant-based celebrities. Through their stories, you’ll learn how to optimize your health and pave a path for a more meaningful life. So get inspired and join the Switch4Good revolution.

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episode 147: 147 - Free & Queer with Vegan Travel Writer Calen Otto


For someone who had no idea what to do with their life after graduating high school, 25-year-old Calen Otto has more purpose and passion than most people twice their age. What started out as a year in Chile as a foreign exchange student led to a ravenous travel bug. At 19, Calen crossed the US on a bike and supported themself by working as they went. They've been to 25 countries, mastered the art of vegan traveling on a budget, and do whatever they can to be an advocate for the animals—whether that’s rescuing pigs from abusive CAFOs to working for Mothers Against Dairy. In this episode, Calen elucidates on their adventures, explains what it means to be queer, and offers their perspective on what it means to be a person (animals included). We hope this conversation brightens your day as much as it did ours.


What we discuss in this episode:

 

- Catching the travel bug and making the leap 

 

- Crossing the country on their bicycle

 

- The WWOOF program

 

- How to travel as a vegan on a budget

 

- Defining gender versus sex

 

- Calen’s The Unruly Traveler Podcast

 

- Calen's farm animal rescuing experiences and animal activism

 

- Calen’s travel guide, or DM her if you have an Indy bookstore

 

- Calen’s website, The Unruly Traveler

 

- Mothers Against Dairy

 

- Follow Calen on Instagram @unruly_traveller

 

- Email us at info@switch4good.org for a chance to win Calen’s book!

 

- Use code SWITCH at maxinesheavenly.com/switch for 25% off your cookie order! 

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- Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/switch4good/

 

- Twitter - https://twitter.com/Switch4GoodOrg

 

- Website - https://switch4good.org/


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 2021-10-13  1h6m