Cindy Thompson, MS, MVLCE examines the role of Emotional Intelligence for successfully planning for and navigating holiday functions in our post-pandemic, polarized world. We’ll explore strategies and considerations for before and during events, whether new or established in the plant-based, Vegan lifestyle. Cindy Thompson is a certified Health Coach, Master Vegan Lifestyle Coach and Educator, Behavior Change and Fitness Nutrition Specialist, and Fit to Thrive Firefighter Trainer. She is a Food for Life Instructor with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Rouxbe Plant-Based Professional, and Harvard Medical School Culinary Coach, teaching people how to prepare delicious, satisfying, and health-promoting meals. You can find Cindy at Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching and be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.