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Plant Yourself

Resources for a Healthy Plant-based Life
with Howard Jacobson, PhD

The Plant Yourself Podcast: weekly interviews with fascinating practitioners, researchers, and DOers every Tuesday. Plus “Healthy Habit Fertilizers” on Fridays.

Thought-provoking, irreverent, funny, and empowering essays and rants on how to get – and stay – healthy. Read 'em online, or get 'em in your inbox each Friday.

My “day job” – helping people align their actions with their values, goals, and priorities to get fit, lean, and healthy. And joyful!

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Latest Podcast Episodes

Healing from Racism with Bianca and Michael Alexander: PYP 419

I reached out to Bianca and Michael because I was turning into an asshole. Specifically, I was full of rage and outrage and judgment at all the racists out there.  And the fact that I was right, and on the side of right, and standing shoulder to shoulder with people of color, and fighting against…
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Marta Zaraska

Broccoli alone won't get you to 100 with Marta Zaraska: PYP 418

For the last 7 years, I've worked to improve human health and wellbeing by focusing on better nutrition, vigorous physical activity, sleep hygiene, and stress management. Turns out I may have been missing the most important determinants of health – the social ones. Marta Zaraska has written a book that is fun, fascinating, scientifically sound,…
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Empowering Black Health with Lisa A Smith: PYP 417

Lisa A Smith is a serial entrepreneur who's made it her life's work to empower the Black community with information, skills, and philosophies that support health, peace of mind, and mutual support.  Ms Smith is the founder of the Black Health Academy, creator of the Pharm to Table course, and executive director of the 7000+…
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Latest Articles

The Power of Diversity: PYP 397

One of the factors that weakens any system – a garden, a community, a nation – is lack of diversity. Monocultures provide economies of scale, but also opportunities for scaled disaster. A messy, diverse ecosystem is far healthier and more resilient. Today I talk about how we support diversity in our garden, and why the…
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Gardening with Nature: PYP 396

Today I talk about one element of my gardening practice and philosophy: working with, rather than against nature. This includes growing perennials, mulching with wood chips, and refraining from unnecessary tilling.
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Investing for an Uncertain Future: PYP 395

Those of us in one kind or another of “limbo” – life, career, relationship – are all facing the same question: what do we do with our time and energy right now to support our future? When the future is so uncertain, our old “default” answers can feel insufficient. Today I talk about my own…
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“Vitally, the human race is dying. It is like a great uprooted tree, with its roots in the air. We must plant ourselves again in the universe.” – DH Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

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