Refreshing, comforting, and thought-provoking are the three words that I will use to describe this book. Rising Strong is a book about confronting and navigating some of the professional and personal challenges of everyday life😎. It is about the days when we are "face down in the arena" when our backs are up against the … Continue reading Book Review: Rising Strong by Brené Brown
A couple of weeks ago, my friend posted the link for this book on my Facebook page. I saw the title and I was excited....I thought that this was going to be a good book 😊. I love love Trinbagonian / Caribbean authors and their stories especially when they are telling stories about places that … Continue reading Book Review: Ghost of Caura by Lance Baptiste
Now this was a good book but just not a good book for me. It honestly as we Trinis would say, was real bacchanal from the start. My friend Hannah recommended this book to me and although I found it entertaining, I rated it 3.5 / 5 because it really was too much drama for … Continue reading Book Review: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Now, don't get me wrong, I am a TRINI TO THE BONE MARROW, but St Lucia, oh sweet sweet St. Lucia has a special place in my heart. This small island in the eastern Caribbean with a population of under 200,000 persons is one of my absolute favorite places. You need to put this on … Continue reading Why you should visit St Lucia?
“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
A good book, paints a picture so vividly in your mind that you begin to believe that you have visited that place before. The characters should be so real to you that you begin to see elements of yourself in them and in your friends. A good story, keeps the audience engaged, wanting more while … Continue reading The Unmarked Girl by Jeanelle Frontin
There is always that one place, that you can never get tired of visiting. Turure Water Steps, is that place for me ❤ Pronounced "Too - Roo - Ray", this series of limestone waterfall steps is located in Valencia and is considered one of the easy hikes in Trinidad. It is a perfect beginner's hike … Continue reading Turure Water Steps – One of my favorite spots in Trinidad
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
Rating: 4/5 Think and Grow Rich written by Napoleon Hill is one of the greatest inspirational books of all time, if you listen to motivational videos on YouTube or have read a few self-help books, chances are someone has mentioned this book. It is not a book that you just pick up and read for … Continue reading Book Review: Think and Grow Rich
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?
Without a doubt, Argyle waterfall is the most well known waterfall in Tobago. There are so many areas for you to discover, it is a real adventure visiting the various levels and relaxing at one of the mini waterfalls at each level. If you are making a trip to Tobago, it simply is a place … Continue reading Argyle Waterfall…it is worth the trip
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!