“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 … More 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 … More 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 … More 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 … More 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 … More 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 … More Know Your Worth: A Meditation
“Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you’ve never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground.” -Judith Thurman I have a few friends who like me are always craving an adventure, even if it means a simple weekend getaway. Last August, we decided to drive out … More Sand Dunes of Manitoba: A Summer getaway
I went to New York back in September of 2016, and so this post is long overdue. I received many of the same reactions regarding my trip along the way. “You are so brave going to NY alone!” “What on earth did you do there by yourself?” “Aren’t you scared?” My answer is no, nor … More You went to New York alone??
We demand closure as though our lives are put together as a novel. But the fact is, they’re not. Real life is messy, and poorly written, ending too early or too late or right in the middle of a sentence. It takes courage not to settle, and it takes courage to accept an apology that … More When there’s no closure..(A Meditation: Ending ties that bind)
You can’t? Or you just don’t want to.. For me, the biggest thing I knew I would give up becoming a vegetarian was chicken..it seemed to be incorporated into many meals! But, being a vegetarian doesn’t mean you have to give up your favourite things or put in extra time. Below is a meal that … More But I can’t give up chicken..