Hello everybody! As a senior in college who is experiencing apartment living for the first time (besides living in Italy but that was a whole other ball game), I'm discovering the new world of buying groceries and cooking for myself. It's a fun adventure, but I'm definitely navigating how to eat healthy without breaking the… Continue reading Healthy Grocery Haul — only $80!!
Lately I've been 10000% obsessed with these healthy chocolate smoothies I've been making. The best part? You can make them EVERY DAY without any negative affect to your waistline. Ingredients: 2 Bananas Ice Water Cocoa Powder optional: Peanut butter or peanut butter powder Yep, that's it! That's all there is to it. My BIGGEST tip… Continue reading Healthy Chocolate Smoothie!
Hey everyone! It has been SO long since I posted on here. But I want you all to know that my brain is still buzzing with ideas about ways I can help people improve their overall happiness with perspective shifts and healthier lifestyles. I took a long hiatus because sometimes I wonder what authority I… Continue reading I Created a Youtube Channel?!
Hello Everyone! I've been MIA for quite a while now. I've had a crazy, whirlwind study abroad experience in Italy for the past semester. So fun, so busy! I am keeping Healthy Life Perspectives as a sort of brand-niche blog, but I have created an additional blog to document some of my personal thoughts, travels… Continue reading Old Blog, New Blog: Monte Celia Parker
Live and Learn and Love these differences
I have found 15 different ways to spice things up from a whole continent away. These are tips that my boyfriend and I have found that help us make this long-distance relationship fun and easy.
Living in Italy, I realized that I should have studied Italian A LOT MORE before moving here. To try to catch up as quickly as possible, I am using ALL of these tips on an almost daily basis, and they are helping so much. So here are my 7 best tips to help you learn a new language FAST.
My first week in Italy, my program took an "excursion" to the countryside of Bologna to learn how to make pasta from professional Italian chefs! I took some notes and decided to recreate it by myself in my own little apartment. Here is what you can do if you want to make pasta by hand, as taught by Italians:
So here I am, finally settled and comfortable enough to talk about how terrifying and incredible and hard and exciting this experience is.
Craziness ensues when you're navigating a new country!