Take A Deep Breath {refreshment}

When last do you remember taking a deep breath? This isn’t a contest…it’s an invitation to take one now. Breath is something we tend to take for granted. Deep breaths (from the diaphragm especially): bring clarity calm the mind relieve stress help the immune system revitalize the skin create an automatic environment for gratitude to […]

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Vocal-CARE tips for Speakers, Djs, Podcasters & Vocalists (Part II)

Wow, it’s been a hot minute since I’ve followed up on this topic. Sorry ’bout that – to make up for it, here’s Part 2 in the voice-nurturing series extracted from my FREE e-book, “Vocal-CARE 101 – Rekindling A Loving Lifetime Relationship With Your Voice” First, did you read Part I? It’s a helpful pre-roll to […]

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Fruit Tea & Oats: starting the day light (before breakfast)

Are you a fan of hot drinks too?There’s just something special and cosy about them. Have you ever had orange 🍊 tea? It’s delicious! Every now and then, I use oranges in place of limes and lemons 🍋 for tea in the morning ☀️ . This doesn’t count as breakfast; by “morning,” I’m talkin’ about […]

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Natural skin-care products to revitalize, exfoliate, and refresh! Innovative entrepreneur creates a product line

Sometimes you meet someone in childhood, and years later witness their evolution into a creative and innovative entrepreneur. This is one of those times. It’s with great joy that I introduce a line of skincare products made and sold by Janelle James, founder of ‘The Alchemist.’ Natural skin-care products to revitalize, exfoliate, and refresh! I’ve […]

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Relaxing sound of the sea

It’s SEA-renity You don’t need to get into the water, to experience the serenity that comes with being near the sea. A few deep breaths of fresh salt air…the wind on your skin; sun on your face…and the water lapping at your toes. Click the Play button to take in the sound of the sea […]

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Vocal-Care tips for Speakers, Djs, Podcasters & Vocalists (Part I)

Is your voice key in your career? A lot of artists send emails, or call to ask for practical home remedies and exercises to relieve sore throat a.s.a.p, help a cold/flu fly by quickly, or prepare the voice for rigorous 🎸 rehearsals, live performances, upcoming 🎙recording sessions, and early morning interviews. I do my best […]

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Sea Grape Season in Barbados | Healthy Seaside Fruit

As I find myself looking forward to the ripening of the sea grapes while scanning the nearby trees for signs of the fruits transforming from lime green to deep red, I remember the anticipation and excitement of mango season that then makes way for the same sea grapes and right after (though sometimes before), breadfruits. […]

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Tree Safety Tips for Tropical Travelers | Manchineel

The manchineel (also know as “beach apple,” Hippomane mancinella or ‘death apple’), is a yellowish-green fruit that is not to be eaten. Both the sap from the tree/bark/leaves and the fruit itself are poisonous and it’s not advisable to linger under the tree when it’s raining. This seaside or mangrove tree can grow as a […]

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