We’re kicking off 2021 with a whole lot of passion and kindness coming from an old friend of OSKE’s: The Vegan Bliss Co. Our interview with Samantha is long overdue but we can’t think of a more positive way to start the year than with this plant-based and ultra-stylish foodie extraordinaire!
Samantha is an incredible example of following your passion until all your dreams come true. Having worked across the world in anything and everything to do with design, wellness and coaching, Samantha has now found herself in her happy place… The Vegan Bliss Co. Here she consults and guides communities and companies to embrace vegan offerings sustainably and holistically. All the while keeping kindness and ethics at the center of everything she does. Get to know Samantha as #OSKEasks…
NAME: Samantha Reynolds
DAY JOB: Designer + Plant Based Consultant
WHAT’S THE CLOSEST THING TO REAL MAGIC?
The transformative healing power of loving kindness.
DESCRIBE YOUR GIRLBOSS MOMENT.
Not when I go a coveted, high powered corporate job but having the courage to leave it 6 years later to launch my first biz: Shine Media – a creative agency working exclusively with women entrepreneurs (girlbosses!)
HOW DID YOU LEARN WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A WOMAN?
When I first got my heart broken.
WHO TAUGHT YOU WHAT LOVE IS?
- Unconditional love from my parents
- Romantic love from my husband
- Otherworldly love from my spiritual path.
WHAT IS INTIMACY?
Vulnerability. Connection. Emotional + physical nakedness.
WHAT DID YOUR MOTHER TEACH YOU?
Unconditional love, sacrifice, a strong work ethic, loyalty, how to stand up for my beliefs. In short, how to be a good human being.
TELL US SOMETHING ABOUT YOUR BODY THAT YOU WISH YOU’D ALWAYS KNOWN?
It hears everything you say. Keep your thoughts strong, kind and positive.
ULTIMATE MAKE-OUT PLAYLIST
Title: Light my Fire
WHO SHOULD EVERYONE BE FOLLOWING RIGHT NOW?
Oona is an awesome health coach + trainer. Full of knowledge and sincerity.
Busts all the social media photo tips + tricks influencers use. Reminding you 1. Social media isn’t real. 2. Love your body
Poetry for the soul.
@theveganblissco of course!
Thank you, Samantha, for sharing your thoughts and feelings with the OSKE community. If you're looking for inspiration to follow your passion (or simply some great vegan restaurant recommendations) then go ahead and follow The Vegan Bliss Co on Instagram or get in touch through theveganblissco.com
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