Honestly this book had me from Hello! It just felt so effortless and conversational, I really felt like i was talking with my good friend Shonda Rhimes about some of her life experiences over a hot cup of Lipton tea with some chocolate cupcakes. I love books like this, it was love at first page! … Continue reading Book Review: The Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
Now this spot is a MUST SEE on any visit to Trinidad and Tobago. It is not as popular as other waterfalls like Paria Waterfall (see my blog post Paria Bay and Waterfall in all its glory) or Rincon waterfall (view my post Rincón Waterfall, Trinidad) but it is for sure, one of my top 5 … Continue reading Aripo Blue Basins! What a beauty 🙂
Yes yes i know the name may be off-putting to some.but this book is like a breath of fresh air. There are a plethora of self-help books on the market today all preaching from the same scriptures...but... this....this book....is a different type of self help book. It is brutal. It is honest. It is real. … Continue reading Book Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F****
This is hands down one of my favorite hikes to do in Trinidad. I know I have said that on many occasions, but this is truly one of my top ten favorite spots to relax. Ohh how I wish I was heading there tomorrow! This is a perfect spot for an adventure on a nice … Continue reading Mermaid Pools – It is worth the trip!
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?
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
Who knew that you can write a whole book about the art of gathering......whether it be meetings or events or limes or birthday parties and make it interesting? Somehow, the author, Mrs Priya Parker... found a way to make this book both entertaining, engaging and informative all in one. I really do not know … Continue reading The art of gathering – Book Review
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….
I just completed the Roger Lancelyn Green book - Norse mythology. It was a light, enjoyable and entertaining read about the adventures of Odin (the All Father God), Loki (the trickster), Thor (Odin's son), the Giants and the Trolls and was set in Asgard (the home of the Gods and Goddesses), Midgard (the realm of … Continue reading Norse Mythology in everyday life
What is this beautiful waterfall doing hidden in the residential area of Blue Basins, Diego Martin? That was the first thought that passed through my mind when after work a couple of Fridays ago, I visited this hidden gem on the west coast of Trinidad ❤ The starting point for the hike to the waterfall … Continue reading A waterfall in Diego Martin?
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!