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Bella Sookdeo – “Invest in what makes you feel good about yourself because that’s going to be your foundation in achieving your life goals.”

Mental and Physical Health is your key.

Currently Located: Central Trinidad

Ethnic Background: Indian

Current Occupation: Regional Service Provider Seller

Past Occupation: Cisco Systems Inc.

Hobbies: Latin Dancing, Reading and Exploring New Music for my library

Favourite Meal: I have a weakness for breakfast dishes and bread!

Favourite Quote: Confidence in self is a skill that is built and needs constant cultivating

Favourite Songs?

I have 100 answers for this, but these few selections really move my soul. Hustle – Teni, Mbangu Te – Ya Levis, Machel Montano – On My Way, Annalie Prime – Set Your Sight

Favourite Public Figure? Terri Karel (Jamaican)

What are you really good at?

Being True and Honest with myself in order to continuously evolve.

Pet Peeve?

People that drive at under 30km/h

Most memorable moment?

so many… too many… I think it would be recovery after getting very sick some years back and realizing the things I took for granted.

Favourite Movies?

Anything Marvel, I’m a bit of a geek too

Favourite Book?

Who moved my cheese

Your most embarrassing moment?

lol, idk I haven’t had one yet.

What is your guiltiest pleasure?

Starbucks Pumpkin Spic Cold Foam Cold Brew

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

Vet, anything with animals

Where would you most like to be right now?

Financially Secure enough, so I can Live!

Your Dream Job?

travelling to present and dance

What is one thing people may be surprised to find out about you?

I am really an introvert at my core

What silly or funny thing makes you afraid or creeps you out?

Clowns, I just CAN’T with Clowns

If you were to end up in jail, what might be the reason?

hmmm, maybe slapping down a slow for no reason driver

How would you like to be remembered?

For my honesty and openness with my clients, family, friends and followers. My integrity

One word or phrase that describes you?

Independence is everything to me

What is the most important lesson life has taught you?

You have to constantly reassess yourself and your goals, in order to grow or you get stuck in a never-ending routine.

What’s the worst or best thing about being female?

I love being a woman and everything about it; if I had to pick the worst. I’d say, hormone imbalances and constant body changes out of nowhere.

“Don’t let anyone…” make you feel less than!

What motivates you?

Learning New Things like a skill, a new dance, a new technology (I work in Tech) Dancing and doing things that fuels my passion. Having people around me that push me forward and genuinely have selfless motives.

How would you describe yourself?

Simple, Driven, Ambitious, Too consumed at times, Genuine, Honest, I got mental and emotional highs and lows but we working on that 🙂

What do you love about being a Trini (Girl)?

My Culture, Our Music, Our Lifestyles.

Diversity!

What advice would you give a younger girl?

Invest In Yourself, Invest in what makes you feel good about yourself because that’s going to be your foundation in achieving your life goals. When you feel good about yourself anything is possible. Mental and Physical Health is your key.

Anything you’d like to add?

Don’t be too hard on yourself when starting new ventures, sometimes a start doesn’t need to be perfect, it just needs a start.

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Instagram: @bella_skd

PHOTOGRAPHY CREDIT: Shannon Britto, R.Williams Photography

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