• Interviews & Reviews

    Interview: Success in Life

      Hello Lovelies! I’m starting an interview category on the blog and today’s interview topic is, ‘Success in Life’. This interview was conducted with Luke Burrows.   A little about Luke. He is a twenty-two year old entrepreneur. He is a full time influencer and mentor from the U.K. He mentors individuals between the ages of 16 and 24, to help them find their life passions and to pursue them. He also helps his mentees to unlock their full potential in both business and life in general. Luke is the founder of the Grow2Gether community online. His community is geared toward helping young people and young entrepreneurs to stand, rise…

  • Faith

    The Ultimate Freebie

      Do you like free stuff? I sure do, I’m being totally honest here. But take a minute and think about this question, “Is anything really free?” The answer my friend is no. Let me clarify what I mean by this. A free e-course, e-book, supermarket sample, this blog post, they are all free to you if you want it but it cost someone something to create it, whether it be their time and effort or money they invested. You do not want to miss out on this! This freebie that I am sharing with you today is one of a kind. No other freebie can trump this! Want to…

  • Motivation & Encouragement

    23 lessons I have learned throughout my 23 years of life (part 2)

    As promised here is part two of the 2 part blog series, ’23 lessons I have learned throughout my 23 years of life.’ 12. Give back. We are called to be servants of the Lord. Matthew 25: 37- 40 reads, “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink?38 When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? 39 When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’ 40 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of…

  • Motivation & Encouragement

    23 lessons I have learned throughout my 23 years of life (part 1)

    My 23rd birthday has already come and gone but I still wanted to share a few lessons I have learned throughout 23 years. Majority of these are from the age of 18 onward but they are lessons learnt nonetheless. The situations in which these lessons were acquired weren’t always pleasant but I have made it a point of duty to always take the positive out of every situation. I give thanks to God for all He has done, is doing, and will do for me. If you can take these lessons and apply them to your life, skipping the pain and regret, then count yourself a blessed soul. Okay, without…

  • Self Development

    Why you need a vision board and how to use it

      Vision is the art of seeing (and feeling) what is impossible to others. – Jonathan Swift.     How to create a vision board First and foremost, what is a vision board? A vision board is an arrangement of images that represents the person you’d like to be, the things you’d like to do and accomplish in life. It is, essentially, a visual representation of your life goals. You can get all crafty and make a physical vision board with magazine cut outs and printed pictures or you may choose to create a Pinterest board and pin images specific to your vision of your future.     Why create…

  • Self Development

    How to set realistic goals

    As humans, we have a desire to feel fulfilled and happy. These urges and convictions are natural to have and should be your indicator to do something different. One way to start acting is to set goals for your life. Setting goals start with having a vision. Your vision is where you see yourself in the future, whether it be in the near or distant future. When you have a vision for your life, it helps you to set intentions and create specific goals. Now, you can have short term and long-term goals and further categorize those into goals for your business, finances, career, spirituality, etc. Here are some questions…

  • Motivation & Encouragement

    4 SURE ways to get motivated

    Let’s face it, we all need a pep talk, a gentle reminder, inspiration, a dose of enthusiasm, and the list continues. Whatever you would like to call it, we need that motivation baby. Here’s the thing, where will you get it from right when you need it? What if that bright spark of a friend isn’t around or you cannot get through to them for whatever reason? Have no fear, for Tropical Tide is here. I’m kidding, but no, I’m serious. I’m here to remind you that you have to be your own motivator at times. How? Why, I’m glad you asked. Today I’ll be sharing with you four sure…

  • Self Development

    How to Implement New Habits

    A lot of us set new year resolutions for ourselves to get rid of the old and in with the new. We set goals of different variations. We have dreams as numerous as the stars and the potential of an archers bow string to launch them into existence. There is one thing, however, that is required to reach these results we desire. We need to form good habits. Habits are these tasks that we implement and perform CONSISTENTLY. This is crucial because without consistency these habits will fail to develop and when we do not live up to our full potential we feel weary, down and out, and sometimes give…

  • Motivation & Encouragement

    7 Simple ways to get out of a RUT!

    How can you overcome a rut? The infamous rut happens to the best of us and sometimes at the worst time possible. Anything can trigger a rut in the making or even be the starting point. Do not think, regardless, that you have to wallow in self pity or succumb to the blank, empty void you might be feeling. You might think it difficult while in the midst and decide to just let the phase pass you by. Nonetheless my lovelies, I am here to inform you that it is possible to overcome a rut. In this blog post I will share seven tips that have helped me personally to…

  • Motivation & Encouragement

    Tick Tock

    Has time ever stopped for you? It certainly has not for me. Yet, we sit around as if it does while it passes us by. Time waits for no one so why wait on time? By this I am referring to waiting on the right moment. It is never, majority of the time, the right moment. Procrastination rarely works out in our favor. In fact, it makes us more aware of the time that is passing by. Don’t make it a habit to put off today’s work for tomorrow. Tomorrow will come bearing it’s own challenges and task load.  When your work load piles up, you tend to find a…