Traveling Germany: Part 1

Traveling Germany: Part 1

When the plane's wheels landed in Germany, the excitement I felt is indescribable:  all of this time imagining of what it would be like to finally go there -- and wonder of what's ahead. As mentioned in my last post, I arrived first thing in the morning at Frankfurt Airport and the sky was painted [...]

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New Cardio: Running away from my problems, exploring the world instead

New Cardio: Running away from my problems, exploring the world instead

Hello, 2019! While I'm super excited to begin a new year, 2018 is one that I will always be thankful for because the lows taught me lessons -- and the highs are moments I will hold on to for a lifetime. Many of those highlights revolve around my solo trip to Europe, and I'm so [...]

Youth Education Farms 2017 Fundraising Gala

Youth Education Farms 2017 Fundraising Gala

You know that quote: "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."  That's one way to describe Youth Education Farms. YEF does more than just raising funds for orphans and vulnerable youth in Swaziland, but it helps to provide [...]

Planting the seed

Planting the seed

I try to live a very active lifestyle, but the summer can be hard! There is always so much going on. Some weeks are great; out hiking and eating well - and then there are other times with the 'vacation mode' mentality... deciding to just slack off and indulge. So it comes down to balance. As much [...]

A new way to sweat in Yaletown

I'm not going to lie, I felt so cliche while I was walking to my Oxygen Yoga class! Blonde girl walking to a yoga studio, with a yoga mat, black leggings, hair in a top knot, Lululemon bag and a green drink in hand. I feel like if I threw the Valencia filter on myself, [...]