A Perspective on Petrotrin. Is it in meh backyard?

Looming on the horizon in Trinidad and Tobago is the shutdown of the Petrotrin Oil Refinery, which has stirred up a hornet’s nest in this already fragile economy. Much has been published on why this once buoyant enterprise, which has been the main stay of the economy for over 40 years, has imploded on itself. Read more about A Perspective on Petrotrin. Is it in meh backyard?[…]

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Diary of a frustrated tenant! Why I’m ready to move!

Moving can be painstakingly laborious work: packing up boxes; moving heavy furniture and appliances, deciding what will move into the new place and what will be thrown away or given away; loading the moving van and finally offloading it; all the while praying my valuables get to its new location without damage! It’s a lot Read more about Diary of a frustrated tenant! Why I’m ready to move![…]

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Keeping a Balance

As a student in the 21st century, it’s easy to find yourself wrapped up in the world of school and bettering ‘you’. We’re taught to make education the main focus in our lives so that we can put a strong foundation in place for a successful future. (That’s what everyone says we must do, right? Read more about Keeping a Balance[…]

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Do to others what you would have them do to you

Many of us may know the Golden Rule, “Do to others what you would have them do to you”, but do we follow it? To my understanding, no one is born deliberately wanting to steal, lie, bully, curse, or kill but we still do it even though we know what is right. Though some may Read more about Do to others what you would have them do to you[…]

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Escaping the Jaws of Debt- Part 2

In order to relieve myself from the stifling hold of debt, I employed eight useful strategies and four of these were presented in Part 1. Part 2 presents the final four strategies which are seen below. 5. Seek Wise Counsel Before Major Financial Decisions I made a vow that before I run out and purchase Read more about Escaping the Jaws of Debt- Part 2[…]

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Escaping the Jaws of Debt- Part 1

According to www.cnbc.com in their article, ‘Here’s how much debt the average  US family has in Credit Card debt’,  the average American family owes $8377. Image source: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/05/17/how-much-the-average-us-family-has-in-credit-card-debt.html   This is just credit card debt. This still does not include debt accumulated by loans such as car loans, student loans, and mortgages.  That’s a lot Read more about Escaping the Jaws of Debt- Part 1[…]

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Coping with Stressful Life

Have you ever liked doing a particular thing but after a long while the thing that you once loved seems to be at odds with you? Well if you have never experienced such, don’t seek to, but if you are familiar with the experience then your only alternative is to walk through it and remain Read more about Coping with Stressful Life[…]

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It’s Not Good to be Alone

Built within our human nature is the need for camaraderie and communication, therefore it is not good to be alone! However, as we seek out associations it is important that we make accurate choices. Two very applicable sayings are, “Tell me who your friends are, and I will tell you who you are” and “A Read more about It’s Not Good to be Alone[…]

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The Importance of a Wise Choice 20/20 Youth Foundation-Proverbs 3:1-2

Do we, teenagers, have to Deal With Difficult Situations? As a matter of fact, we do! We face the daily struggle of choosing to obey our parents or follow the trend wave our friends create. What must/should we do? In this world painted in 50 shades of grey; how should we choose?

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