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Post-Carnival Cooldown

With Carnival 2020 in the rear-view mirror, we found it a good time to explore what to do with your life now that the big trucks are parked and the stage is back to being good (and stored away securely).   Continue living the fit life! So you’re ready to hang up your gym clothes…

A Fete-free February

As awesome and exhilarating as our Carnival is, it’s not for everyone and even if you usually participate, you simply might not be feeling it this year. They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, so perhaps skipping a year will make the next year’s feel even better! Whatever your reasons for foregoing Carnival 2020,…

Managing your Money in 2020

Managing Your Money in 2020 We’ve all been through it or know someone who has. Recovering from the holiday season in January and it feels as if payday is a million days away. It’s not a great way to start off the year and sets the stage for a bad first quarter. With that in…

How to have a Green Christmas!

Celebrating the Christmas doesn’t have to adversely impact the planet. With a little creativity, we can minimize our environmental impact this holiday season. Here are some ideas we’ve curated that’ll help you have a Merry Christmas while caring for the environment. Reduce Spending It’s entirely possible to show our loved ones how much we care…

Diabetes Awareness Month 2019

November is Diabetes awareness month, with World Diabetes Day being observed on November 14th. This is especially important to us here in the Caribbean, where the overall prevalence of diabetes is a dire 9% and is responsible for 13.8% of deaths among adults in the region; and thus, one of the most imposing health risks…

What is depression?

What is depression?

According to the people at helpguide.org, feeling down from time to time is a normal part of life.  But when emotions such as hopelessness and despair take hold and just won’t go away, you may have depression. More than just sadness in response to life’s struggles and setbacks, depression changes how you think, feel, and…

Living in a Silent World

Can you imagine living in a world of silence? For the hearing impaired, the world around them is just that. This does not mean that they get any less out of life than those who can hear; it just means that they experience the world differently. To raise awareness, we’ve decided to produce a video…

T&T is Our Land

As we head towards our nation’s 57th Independence anniversary, we decided to highlight some of the things that make this country great. Our multiracial society is unlike any other, with a mix of arguably the most diverse population for a country its size. As a result of colonialism, slavery and indentureship, our tiny twin island…

Water Woes

With the dry season in full swing and water outages being experienced throughout the country, we thought that it might be wise to take a look at ways that we can all conserve this precious resource so that it lasts. Update Your Plumbing Your home’s plumbing is your first line of defense in the war…

Earth Day 2019

Earth Day is on April 22nd and we’ve got some super helpful tips that can really help you to do your part. This year’s theme is “Protect Our Species” and so we’ll be sharing how you can reduce your impact on the world’s wildlife. The balance of nature has been overturned due to our own…

International Women’s Day | #balanceforbetter

This month we celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8th.  This year’s theme is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change” #BalanceforBetter, seeking to bring more gender balance to the world; while celebrating the achievements of women. This is pursued from a business standpoint, as it is believed that a more gender balanced workplace has…

Pizza and Picong!

Carnival 2019 is in full swing, and with a long season this year there is no shortage of fetes to go to along with a bumper crop of Soca hits to keep the vibes pumping 24/7! Among this year’s Soca, we’re happy to see a revival in the art of Picong. According to Wikipedia, “Picong…

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