2/17/18, Open Letter- Announcing My Podcast!

Dear readers, I'm so excited to share this week's letter with you all! For those of you who follow me on Pinterest, Facebook or Twitter, you'll probably have heard already that I'm launching a Podcast in June of 2018! I'm so beyond excited for this- my Podcast is going to allow me to speak about …

5 Ways to Create a Better Living Space

Something that we as people don't pay as much attention to as we probably should is how our living space affects our mental health. As a university student, I know what it's like to live in small spaces, and I also know that I haven't even experienced the worst of the worst. I do know, …

2/11/18 Open Letter: Tough Love

Dear Readers, This week I want to use my open letter as an opportunity to talk about I've been thinking about a lot for the past few weeks. This is also a perfect topic to discuss on Valentine's day weekend! I realized at the end of last year that one of my biggest weaknesses is …

A short guide to getting those certain people off of your mind.

It's the first day of February, and we are thirteen short days away from Valentine's day. Aside from all the cheesy advertising, red and pink candy hearts and all of that, Valentines day is essentially about celebrating the relationships that we have with other people. With that said, I think that this post comes right …

Techniques for Improving Focus

You're trying to work on a new blog post, in the middle of taking a half-hour break from studying for your midterm in a couple days. Then you suddenly remember that your friend texted you an hour ago and you forgot to reply so you tell yourself "okay, just really fast. Then I'll study. It'll …


Natural beauty should not be wasted or disguised or ignored.

Finding the Silver Lining

Choosing to be positive and optimistic about life even when the reasons to be positive and optimistic might not be easy, but it means giving yourself ability to be the best version of yourself. 

Sugar free chocolate banana bread

Sharing this recipe from Cooking Without Limits! I love that it only uses whole ingredients instead of artificially refined ones. Great example of truly healthy cooking

Cooking Without Limits


This is my sugar free chocolate banana bread. I used the original recipe for banana bread and I added dates instead of sugar. It is not very sweet but adding pieces of sugar free chocolate my banana bread became sweet.

It is an easy recipe with all the ingredients except the chocolate mixed in the bowl.


  • 2 big bananas
  • 100 ml olive oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Homemade vanilla extract
  • 10g baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ cup dates left in water overnight
  • 200g flour
  • Pieces of sugar free chocolate


Preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius. Put a baking sheet in a loaf pan. I used one smaller because I had only half of the mix. The other half I used to do something else. I will write you about it in the near future.

In a bowl, mashed the bananas with a fork. Stir the olive…

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Loving your body just like you should

Despite all the media promotion about loving yourself and how important it is to do so, I’ve never found one that effectively explains why it is important to love yourself, no matter what your current form might be. In order to share why I think it's important to appreciate your body in any shape or size, I’m going to be sharing a bit of my story and struggle with you.