This quick (and way overdue) post is dedicated to the go-getters, the goal-diggers and young, hardworking professionals.
I used to think that prioritizing work over my personal life was the only way to achieve my career goals. But recently, I concluded that I was wrong.
Last week, eager to explore more of Barbados, I set out on a road trip to the north of the island. Along my journey to St. Lucy, there were interruptions, moments when I got lost (thanks, Waze!), and other times when I found myself just spellbound by the beauty of my country and its people.
When the Top 10 Colors for Spring 2016 were announced, I thought they were beautiful. But I was also 100% sure I wouldn’t be wearing many of them. You see, I’m more of a “neutral girl” with an addiction to black, white and grey. Buying bright colors requires a lot of effort from me.
Last week was the week that seemed like it had no end. It was eventful and emotional.
At its close, I found myself in the belly of Barbados, surrounded by nature in ways I had never seen it. I was exploring Hunte’s Gardens, so named “the most enchanting place on Earth.”
“You’re so organized,” a friend said to me recently, jokingly scoffing. So am I really? Somewhat.
Truth is, getting to this point hasn’t been easy. It’s meant breaking horrible habits and being disciplined in creating new, healthy routines.
In this post, I’m sharing seven things that are helping me lead a simpler, more organized, less stressful life–and the one thing I just have to do at the start of each day.
Every now and then, I make trips between Washington, D.C. and my favorite place on earth, Barbados
In two weeks, I’ve been booked on that journey four times, amid Winter conditions that have turned America’s travel plans upside down.
These quick trips have been a whirlwind: sleeping overnight in a departure lounge, uber-expensive airport-to-hotel transfers (pun intended), unplanned spending on accommodation, and insanely long rebooking queues.
One of the editors at EASY Magazine, a popular weekly publication in Barbados, asked me to share my New Year’s resolutions with their readers.
I’m not the resolutions type, so in their first issue for 2015, I wrote about goals I see coming to pass during the next 12 months and shared a few perspectives that were on my mind as a new year opened…