MOST COMFORTING MEMORY? Being a child in my parents beautiful garden in Tonga, playing with my toys under the mango tree.
YOUR AMBITIONS AS A CHILD AND NOW? Age 10 : Lawyer, Age 15: Pharmacologist. Now: Model and actress. Future: Business woman, mother and happily content.
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT PERSONALLY: Becoming a happier person
IF YOU STRUGGLE TO SLEEP AT NIGHT, WHAT DO YOU DO TRY AND SOOTHE YOURSELF TO SLEEP? Ujai breathe... breath in deep for 4 counts, hold 4 counts, breath out 6 counts, hold 2 counts, repeat sequence.
ANY BEAUTY TIPS? Eat lots of vegetables and fruits, lean meat and fish, no processed foods, have a good nights sleep, use good serums and simple moisturizers. Pilates and running is the best workout combination.
ANY ADVICE FOR ASPIRING MODELS? Make sure you have a good head on your shoulders, get an agency that believes in you, check your accounting and treat your body like a temple. Don't trust promoters. There are a lot of promises and ups and downs so you need to have tools like meditation or good friends and family to help you feel grounded.
IF YOU GO BACK TO ONE POINT IN TIME TO GIVE ADVICE TO YOURSELF, WHEN WOULD YOU GO AND WHAT WOULD YOU SAY? You are stronger than you think. Be nicer to people, make more connections. Don't be so cheap. Do things sooner and don't put stuff you want to do off till later. Time is precious.
WHAT GET YOU OUT OF BED IN THE MORNING? A combination of Excitement, Duty or Sunshine
WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY? Good food, compliments, nice people around me, warm weather, a good nights sleep, new ideas and interesting conversation.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE SMELLS? Tom Ford Black Orchid and Fresh Laundry.
BEST PLACES YOU HAVE BEEN TO? New York, Paris, Marrakech, Greece and Hawaii.
ARE THERE ANY CHILDHOOD POSSESSIONS YOU STILL HOLD ONTO? My father's ashes are in a locket he made when he made jewelry as a hobby. It's very precious to me. My good girlfriend opened it once and the powder went everywhere and she thought it was drugs! I told her it was his ashes and she started crying! I assured her I had a whole box of his ashes left so not to worry. Very funny.
HOW DO YOU EXPRESS YOUR CREATIVITY? I write, blog and film "Where to Eat and What to Wear" for TeresaTastes.com , Yahoo Travel and other online food, fashion and travel publications. I also like to sing karaoke with friends.
GIVE ME THE STORY OF YOUR LIFE IN 6 WORDS. Exotic, Exciting, Vulnerable, Happy, Searching, Driven