My Quinoa Salad Recipe!

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Hey everyone! Long time– I know! I love eating healthy, although times like now, during finals, the importance of my nutrition tends to deprioritize. This recipe I’m about to show you for my salad above (yes, I took that photo of my photogenic meal with my android) is a mix of a few recipes I found online, plus my own twist of whatever I had in my fridge at the time…you’ll especially like this if you like chipotle or taco salads. When it comes to portions, I’m not really sure, I just feel that if you like something in your salad put more, if you don’t, put less. Also, I’m not sure how many people this serves…depends how much you eat haha… So here goes… Continue reading “My Quinoa Salad Recipe!”

Why I write in my Journal! [Benefits of “Journaling”]

IMG_0234.JPGHey everyone! I hope you are all doing well today! The sun is up & it’s actually nice out in Edmonton. This past weekend I strolled into Coles, because I always love finding an interesting book to read, or beautiful notebooks, journals, or even gifts I can get for people. I came across this suede, ancient-style, gold and purple journal and just HAD to have it. I felt it looked unique, and I’ve always wanted a leather journal.

Anyways, what most people don’t know about me is that I journal (if that’s not a verb, it is now!). My whole life from when I was in second or third grade, when my parents got me a Little Mermaid journal (it was so cute), was when I started. I write my life basically day-to-day, as well as write my thoughts on things from the past (reflecting on past significant experiences), how I feel about things in my present, and my goals and dreams for my future. I try to write daily, and sometimes if I have a lot going through my mind, I’ll write more than that. I feel journals should definitely be kept secret, because it’s supposed to be a place of your own, where you can let your mind out without being judged or persuaded into thinking something else. Continue reading “Why I write in my Journal! [Benefits of “Journaling”]”