Biking

I was watching HBO’s show, Insecure, which features the channels first all black cast. The show is like the black millennials Sex and the City, which has made it interesting and provided perspective. On the Last episode of season two, Frank Ocean’s single, Biking, was played as the final events played out. It was the perfect song for the end of the season and it is also one of the best Frank Ocean songs I have heard in a long time (mind the fact that I did not listen to Blonde, his latest release). I have attached the track. Give it a listen and check out HBO Insecure while you’re at it.

 

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THE SEARCH FOR EVERYTHING TOUR WITH JOHN MAYER

On August 29, I had the experience of a lifetime. I got to go to my first large venue concert at the Budweiser Stage in Toronto, ON and listen to one of my favourite musicians perform live. On one of his later stops on the Search for Everything tour, John Mayer gave a beautiful performance.  What I enjoyed the most was that he focused mostly on his ability to play the guitar more than the vocals. I became more mesmerized with every guitar solo I heard him play. I got to hear some of my old favourites like Daughters, Waiting on a World to change and Gravity, but I was also exposed to a couple of new songs I enjoyed such as: Never on the day you leave,  and Emoji of a Wave. I hope that you’ll give some of my videos a listen And I hope that whether you like him or not, John’s music can resonate with you in some way.

 

Forcing Myself to do the No Carb Lunch

A no carb lunch! What a thing is this?! Recently, I have just started out with my healthy eating20170708_180649 journey, and it is my ultimate goal to be able to shed serious weight before the end of 2017. Late start to the goal, but a late start is better than no start!

With this I wanted to show you what one of my typical lunches have been looking like. What I have in my plate are the following:

  • Harissia Seasoned Chicken (PC Brand Seasoning)
  • Vegetable Stir-fry (Onions, Broccoli, Mushrooms, Bean Sprouts)

So far its been super healthy but I do miss my bread and pastas. You can make healthy look and taste good, but you have to be ready to make the change.

Follow me on my healthy eating journey as I continue.

Your Majesty

Today is one of my more sad days – it is the last day of my relationship. I have been listening to different songs and reflecting upon how I feel and I keep on playing songs from Zac Brown Band. At this difficult time, they are all resonating with me, well, the ones that I like are. Your Majesty  is one of the bands newer songs and I am really enjoying its composition. The lyrics are truly beautiful and catchy and make you feel emotions. Its easy to tie this song to a person or event or spiritual sense just by following the lyrics. Anyways, I hope that this song brings a sense of calm and peace to whatever your day brings. Remember, that there is beauty in all things, even the saddest things at the most heartbreaking times.

 

 

Utter Your Thanks Out-loud Each Day

Some days, when things are going totally not your way, we have the tendency to focus on the negative and have it continue to dictate our moods and feelings. This is not productive and will not help us to feel better in any way.
What I try to do, especially when I’m down and feeling my worst, I try to utter my thanks by finding one thing I’m thankful for each morning. This helps to ground me and remind me that their are great things in my life that shine through the bad at all times. We need to realize that there is good in all bad even when we can’t see it.
Try to find one thing you are thankful for right now. It will improve your mood even if just the tiniest bit.

New York City, NY

I think that as a person living in North America, it is a standard experience for one to travel to NYC. I headed to NYC in October as a middle stop on my Northern USA trip. I spent my time walking around the city and shopping which was fun. The human traffic was a little bit stressful, especially around Times Square, but I made the most of my trip. I didn’t get to take many photos but I did take a few! Here are some of the pictures I took from my trip to New York City.

 

 

 

Boston, MA

Here are some pictures from my October 2016 trip to Boston, Massachusetts. I visited the Boston Commons, Harvard University, and other public spaces throughout the city.