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Published:Monday | April 1, 2019 | 12:26 AM

Expectation, they say, is the mother of all disappointments. Because here I was, in the city of love, where the smell of freshly baked croissants decorated the air, yet all I felt was discontent. Paris didn’t take my breath away, it instead caused...

Published:Monday | April 1, 2019 | 12:26 AM

I really understand why people don’t like joining lines at tax offices and other places. But to be totally honest, a part of me likes joining lines because quite frankly, Jamaicans are entertaining people; you’re sure to hear and see some crazy...

Published:Monday | April 1, 2019 | 12:26 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Menstruation is a normal bodily function that happens when a girl transitions from childhood to adulthood. The term ‘period poverty’ refers to the lack of access to sanitary products such as pads, tampons and wipes, due to financial constraints....

Published:Monday | April 1, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Relationships are far from black and white. In fact, these ‘50 Shades of Grey’ areas lurk in the wings, ready to take centre stage when you least expect it. And that’s what makes pairing up so exciting! But how many partners can honestly say they...

Published:Monday | March 25, 2019 | 12:17 AM

He who finds a wife finds a good thing. So says the Bible and many believers. Many men still desire to find their better half. But, in recent times some have expressed the view that “di wife material done”, but is this so? Is the traditional wife...

Published:Monday | March 25, 2019 | 12:17 AM

Whether you count yourself as someone who cares about fashion or not, chances are you have something like a favourite hat, a special pair of sunglasses, or even a watch or ring that means a lot to you. These are accessories. They’re add-ons to an...

Published:Monday | March 25, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Although today’s topic concerns a self-evident fact, it is amazing how many claims go before the courts because parties disagree as to whether a contract actually existed between them or the terms of the deal in relation to which services were...

Published:Monday | March 25, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Testosterone is said to be that hormone that ‘makes’ the man – at least physically. It’s what sparks the development of sexual characteristics, hair growth during puberty, and many of the other masculine details that identify a man. Given its...

Published:Monday | March 25, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Being an entrepreneur involves much more than taking on financial risks in hopes of making a profit. It means that you are a fountain of new ideas, an innovator, and an inspiration to others, especially if you are young. That’s what Esirom boss...

Published:Monday | March 25, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Art and fashion are intrinsically linked, and more so now than ever. From clothing design to catwalk show art direction, major labels to boutique houses, the world of fashion is falling over itself to involve important names from a diverse range...

Published:Monday | March 25, 2019 | 12:15 AM

Our Jamaican male models made their mark on the international scene during the autumn-winter season. Six Saint International male models appeared as mannequins on call for some of the world’s most prestigious brands at the Balenciaga show in Milan...

Published:Monday | March 25, 2019 | 12:15 AM

“Take this marriage thing seriously – it has to last all the way to the divorce.” – comedian Roseanne Barr I was watching an old rerun of one of my favourite comedies once when one character asked about a funeral. His wife corrected him and said...

Published:Monday | March 25, 2019 | 12:15 AM

It is very easy to become distracted. On some level, we all suffer from the goldfish mentality of eagerly jumping from one thing to the next. Fighting the urge to not procrastinate and get things done is super hard for most of us. However, we need...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:20 AM

“The best way a mentor can prepare another leader is to expose her to other great people.” This is the vision that shaped the inception of ‘Colour Me Woman’, and specifically the ‘Inaugural Colour Me Woman Conference’, held on March 9 at the Mona...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:20 AM

One of the issues about which I receive frequent inquiries is the question of the legal guardianship of children. Quite often, it is because the sibling of one of the parents is interested in becoming the legal guardian of a niece or nephew,...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:19 AMNatalia Oh - Contributor

Millennials (People aged 19-35) have emerged in recent years as the most significant and valuable customer base throughout the globe. Their collective desires, dislikes, and shopping habits have the ability to make or break almost any brand, which...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:18 AM

When in doubt, believe in yourself. For once, stop trying to fit into a mould dictated by society and truly focus on what fulfils you and how you can make a living from it. Where there is purpose and passion, there will be growth. Shannon March...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:18 AM

It was indeed an occasion to be celebrated as Hilary Wehby, after surviving a stroke, was able to make good on her recovery and pen her story in a new book titled My New Normal... Reflections of a Stroke Survivor. The launch was held recently at...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:18 AM

Here’s something so many never really talk about. Once all has been said and done and the relationship is over, do you remain friends? We’ve seen it explored in a couple of movies, where the partner who’s leaving tries to soften the blow of the...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:18 AM

Vaginal prolapse is more common than you’d think, but rarely it is spoken about. How many of us are aware of the possibility of other organs and structures having the ability to protrude through the vagina? Vaginal prolapse, also known as ‘womb...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:17 AM

Most people wouldn’t give good odds on a young woman going from cashier to having oversight of over 2,000 stores in a major North American Fortune 50 corporate retailer, Home Depot. But beating the odds is exactly what Jamaicans are known for and...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:17 AM

“I tell stories with my art. They are not feel-good tales, but stories that come from pain, rejection, and closed doors, because I had to fight to become who I am. The narratives say I’ve won. I dictate what I become, not society or the errors of...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:17 AM

“Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.” – Unknown We have all come across a know-it-all or two at some point in our lives. There are just some people who swear that they have all the facts on whatever topic. For...

Published:Monday | March 11, 2019 | 12:11 AM

Twenty-seven nurses drawn from five countries across the region have all successfully completed specialised training in the care of children with cancer and other blood disorders. The nurses all successfully completed the Paediatric Haematology/...

Published:Monday | March 11, 2019 | 12:11 AM

What does it mean to ‘become’? For Michelle Obama, becoming meant embarking on a journey of self-discovery, which led to the evolution of her character as a woman, a daughter, a mother, and not to mention the first African-American first lady to...

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