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!
"I'm pleased to be chilling in the West Indies. Jah provide all my wants and needs....I got the sunshine, rivers and trees...green leaves." The lyrics above pretty much summarizes how I feel about growing up in the Caribbean <3. It was sung by Proteje featuring Chronixx and is entitled Who Knows (you can check out … Continue reading Tobago’s Other Beaches
Rating 5/5 Becoming by Michelle Obama was one of my favorite reads for 2018. It was entertaining and insightful, motivational and thought provoking, it made me laugh (when she talked about how Barack proposed or the funny things Sasha and Malia said during their first family interview with Access Hollywood), it made me cry (when … Continue reading Becoming, Michelle Obama
Now don't get me wrong. It is not that I thought there were no real hikes in Tobago apart from the hike to the gorgeous Argyle Waterfall. But, I just personally had never been hiking I'm Tobago 😮 although I have been visiting Tobago for more than 20+ years and have been there more times that I … Continue reading Hiking in Tobago? Part I – Rainbow Falls
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.