Being new to Vancouver, I still get very excited about the fact that a 3 hour drive can get me to exciting places within the states. (3 hour drive from Winnipeg gets me to Fargo, and that is pretty much it). Over Spring break, my friend and I drove down to Seattle for 4 days followed by a day and night in Portland. With using … Continue reading Sleepless in Seattle .. (and Portland).
“Our job is not to sell people on loving us. It’s to be loved for simply existing as the spectacular human being we were born as, and to give that same kind of love back.” I’ve struggled as to whether I’ve ever wanted to talk about myself on bell let’s talk day. But as a current future teacher, I want to role model the kind … Continue reading Lets talk: What it’s like
For the holidays I was surprised with a trip to Scotland! I have been to Europe multiple times within the last few years yet Scotland was never on my list, however, after a week there I was surprised as to why not. My middle name is Skye, and therefore my friend surprised me with a trip to the Scottish Highlands – the isle of Skye. … Continue reading A winter trip to Edinbrrr (Edinburgh).
Now that I live in BC, I have a never ending list of places to explore. I’ve heard nothing but magical things about the island that is Tofino. Tofino is located on the island of Victoria, and remains the furthest beach West of BC. A convenient long weekend getaway as it only took half a day to travel there, (A 2 hour ferry ride to … Continue reading Tofino: Catching waves and feelings
“Kalimera (ΚΑΛΙΜΕΡΑ)”. Something I hear everyday here. A genuine smile and the confident utterance of the simplest and most common phrase in a person’s language can endear you to them immediately. This simple ‘hello’ became the initiator of some amazing friendships and connections in a foreign country that quickly became home in my heart. Mykonos can be a daunting experience to newcomers. The whitewashed buildings and … Continue reading Mykonos: A home away from home
Being the hiker I am, I was eager to find a place to trek during my week stay in Barcelona, Spain. Sure enough, I found a multi-peaked rocky range located near the city of Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. By car it was a 40 minute drive, but by transit can be just over an hour bus ride. This place is well known as the site … Continue reading Montserrat Mountain: Sant Jeroni
I recently just came back from another Europe trip, where Dublin, Ireland was my first destination. Within 24 hours of my arrival, I had all my money, VISAS and my passport stolen. I had absolutely nothing, and yet still had my whole trip ahead of me. I had to stay an extra day in Dublin as a result for waiting for my temporary passport. Though … Continue reading Mourne Mountais & Mind Over Matter
Ahh so simple and easy.. Tonight, a client and I made a vegetarian taco salad. Ingriedients included lettuce, tomatoes, onions, whole wheat tortilla chips, and vegetarian beef. Crush up the chips, and add to the bowl with the chopped up veggies. Cook the beef with sauce of your preference, and within 15 minutes you have yourself a quick and satisfying meal! Continue reading Taco’bout a vegetarian taco salad!
This is one of my favourite things to eat for breakfast when I need to feel full and satisfied! It takes 8 minutes to make, is healthy, has minimal ingredients, and leaves you feeling as though you do not need to eat for awhileeee! Steps: Take one apple, (preferably green as the sweetness of this meal comes from the apple) and chop it up into … Continue reading Almond milk: The stomach and heart filler
“Everyone wants a strong woman..until she actually stands up. Suddenly, she is too much.”- Ari Beastman Whenever I begin to doubt myself, or start to view my existence as a liability as opposed to being beautifully wild-I turn to this meditation. —————————————————————— Sit or lie comfortably, with your eyes closed. Take a deep breath and exhale. Do this a few more times. After you find … Continue reading Know Your Worth: A Meditation