It’s that time of the year when everyone is interested in starting fitness. That is awesome! Any time more people are interested in getting healthier is a good thing. However, remember that fitness is a lifestyle. It’s not something we start in January and then forget by February. Whether you are reading this in January or this pops up for you later on in the year, your fitness journey can start today! Remember that since fitness and healthy living is a lifestyle, if you “fall off” it’s ok! Life comes with many ups and downs. Eventually pick yourself back up again and get back into …
Happy New Year, everybody! I wanted to share an easy Korean recipe with you today. It’s called “Tteokguk” which translates directly to rice cake soup. Don’t let the name fool you, there are so many other goodies in there that it’s not only rice cakes but it’s also Korean dumplings called mandu, meat (traditionally beef but I opted for chicken this time), and egg. The Korean dumpling recipe is in a previous post and can actually be eaten on its own. The recipe is a veggie based filling but traditionally these are filled with pork or beef.
Cancer. I had it. And then I didn’t. It was a very surreal emotional roller coaster I was on earlier this year. I’m happy to be closing out 2018 with that part of my journey in the past. While the diagnosis, surgery, and recovery all occurred within a matter of a few months (thankfully!) I walked away with a whole long list of what I learned about myself. Cancer is good for some things – it’s taught me a lot about what I value most in my life. Here are my top 10 lessons I’ve learned.
I’m back with another Korean recipe from my umma (‘mom’ in Korean!). Kimbap literally means “seaweed” “cooked rice” – which doesn’t sound all that fancy but what makes it delicious is all of the veggies and goodies inside this seaweed wrapped rice roll. You can absolutely use beef as one of the ingredients inside but if you’re more plant based you can omit and it tastes just as delicious!
This is my first time creating a vision board but as someone who absolutely believes in the law of attraction and power of positive thinking, I am surprised I haven’t created a vision board sooner! If you are new to the vision boarding process, here are some quick and helpful tips that can help you create your own vision board and start manifesting them, especially for the new year!