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Stanislava Ponjevic – Livesonline

BSc (Hons) Psychology

How-To do a Plank Row

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Hello everyone and happy Monday!

I’m officially past the one month mark of my motivated gym journey! A month ago I decided to become more dedicated to my fitness routine; I’ve always been quite into going to the gym but as soon I get busy I get into a slump and stop going. This time around I got myself a gym partner, Katia, who motivates me (and I her) on days where we feel like we could “just pass” or “go another day”. We’ve been going strong so far and averaging 4-5 days at the gym each week which is an amazing feat for the both of us! We’ve paired our new gym routine with meal planning and of course an allocated “cheat day” where we get to eat what we want (within reason), for me this is normally a dinner or dessert that I’ve been craving that week. So here’s a video to show you guys an exercise that we do in the gym and stay tuned for more exercise videos as we go through the next month of our fitness routine!

 

 

Stanislava

Surprising a friend for her birthday

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Hello guys!

One of my favorite parts about studying abroad is how many amazing new friends you get to make, friends that you normally never would have even dreamed of having! Studying in Sunderland has allowed me to make friends from so many countries like: Ireland, England (of course), Greece, Bulgaria, Malaysia and even different cities in Canada. I love to plan surprises and when it came time to Meadhbh’s 21st, I knew I had to make it special. So watch the video below to see how it happened, maybe it’ll give you an idea of how to surprise one of your friends!

 

Stanislava

How to Make Carrot Cake

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Hey guys!

Yesterday was my friend Meadhbh’s 21st birthday, so I (along with my two friends, Jen and Baz) decided to surprise her with carrot cake (which is her favourite!). I will be posting another video shortly which shows how we decorated the cake and the night of the surprise so stay tuned!

 

Carrot Cake Recipe (from Canadian Living)

1.Peel and grate carrots 2 cups of carrots.

2. Mix together dry ingredients

  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder and 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg (we didn’t include this)

3. In a separate bowl, beat wet ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup of granulated sugar & 3/4 brown sugar

4. Combine wet and dry ingredients, mix until just wet. Add grated carrots and 1 cup drained, crushed pineapple.

5. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease your pan and add the batter. Then pop in the oven for 40 minutes! Make sure to do the cake test; dip a toothpick into the cake, if it comes out clean (no residual batter) its done!

Hope you enjoy here’s the video!

 

 

Stanislava

Top 5 Study Tips

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Hey everyone,

It’s officially March and exams are quickly approaching! I know many of you are going to have to start putting in long hours at the library so I decided to make a video to help you make the most of this study season. Here are my 5 favorite tips for studying for exams; hope they help you out as much as they help me!

Stanislava

  • Name: Stanislava Ponjevic
  • Age: 22
  • Studying: Pharmacy MPharm
  • Hometown: Alberta, Canada
  • Ambitions: To explore as many countries as I can, promote healthy lifestyle choices and get a PharmD degree to teach at a university level.
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