Honestly, I believe that a day at the beach is just good for the mind, body and soul. There is something healing about being at the beach, whether you bathe in the water or you just sit and relax on the sand or just lie back and listen to the sound of the waves and … Continue reading My Top 4 Beaches in Trinidad – Advice from a hiker!
A couple of months ago I decided to begin running races again. I usually sign up for events because I find it helps me jump start my fitness and give me motivation to exercise 😉 I am a competitive person by nature and whenever I have a race to look forward to, I train because … Continue reading Running and Life
"When bits of happiness go out of focus, zoom out and click a larger picture of life." Unknown Do you find yourself putting all your energy into one person? One relationship? One group of friends? One job? Are you too zoomed in and focused on only one aspect of your life? Often times we end … Continue reading Sometimes you need to Zoom Out
“If you haven't confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.” Marcus Garvey On Tuesday 7th May 2019, Liverpool FC somehow overcame all odds to beat Barcelona in the semi-final of the UEFA Champions League. In the first leg of … Continue reading Winners Mindset – a football analogy
Buju Banton is one of my favorite artists of all time! ❤ Some of you maybe thinking....but why? Wasn't he just released from jail for serving 10 years in federal prison? (Yes!) Didn't he sing that homophobic song "Boom Bye Bye"? (Yes!) But, lets get this straight, I may not agree with all his life decisions … Continue reading Buju Banton…!!!!!! Till shiloh we’ll chant Rastafari’s name
Have you watched the Netflix TV show Dirty John as yet? Last week, I stumbled upon this show and by the end of the first episode I was enthralled with the story of John Meehan and Debra Newell. There is something about a true story that can just grab your attention and have you on … Continue reading The Dirty John’s of the world….
The FYRE FESTIVAL! This festival was billed as the festival of the lifetime, the ultimate luxury concert to be held on a beautiful island in the Bahamas once owned by Pablo Escobar 😮 The social media marketing campaign was second to none, the by-in by social media influencers and wanna be influencers was tremendous. Tickets … Continue reading Fyre Festival – social media lessons
So, the other day I was listening to a You Tube post by Matt D'Avella where he talked about his experience after quitting social media for 30 days (a link to this video is below). As expected, he found that he had more time during the day and he was more productive and focused with … Continue reading How much time do you spend on your phone?
Recently, someone said something that stood out to me. She said "Celeste, you've changed." To me, this statement is both simple, yet profound. Has anyone ever told you that? Often times when someone says that to us, we take offense, we try to defend ourselves, we play the blame game and instead say "I have … Continue reading When people say you’ve changed, say Thank You!
Sit down and think for a moment, ask yourself this question: Is there anything that you do just for you? 😕 Do you have any hobbies? Is there anything that you enjoy doing, it relaxes you, it stimulates you and when you are doing it you don't even seem to notice the time passing by? … Continue reading Get yourself a hobby!!!
“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Unknown Location: Diamond Botanical Gardens, St Lucia A goal can be defined as something that you want to accomplish in the future. It is a future achievement that you desire to realize.Goals, when clearly defined, give you purpose and direction, they keep you focused, they … Continue reading Why Goals need timelines?
“Worrying never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only robs today of its joy” Leo F. Buscaglia Don’t be fooled. Everyone has negative thoughts from time to time. It is a battle that we all fight! Whether it is about body image issues, career, school or personal relationships with friends, family, coworkers or significant … Continue reading Get out of your head! Tips to help deal with negative self talk.