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Published:Sunday | June 2, 2019 | 12:06 AMLatara Boodie - Gleaner Writer

It took a near-death experience and the love of his son for Christopher McKenzie to end his 15-year hiatus from the art community. His brilliant interpretations of life, paired with eclectic designs, have made his paintings a topical and somewhat...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Jimmy Cliff Boulevard in Montego Bay was abuzz with excitement when Jamaica’s cannabis brand Epican Medicinals officially opened its doors recently. Specially invited guests, members of the media and influencers poured in to witness the opening of...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:09 AMJessica Harrison - Gleaner Writer

Reusable feminine hygiene products have found their way into the Jamaican culture and some people aren’t mad about it. In fact, most of us are curious as to how it all works. So, Outlook met with Sabrina Campbell-Reid, owner and operator of eight-...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:09 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Tracy Jackson Blake is a clever, creative woman who is ingeniously making masterpieces from recycled fabrics. An educator by profession, the Canadian has surrendered wholeheartedly to her ingenuity, allowing it to take control as she produces...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:08 AMNatalia Oh - Contributor

Lorna Gooden is best described as a living, breathing paradox. Both her persona and life story is filled with delightful contradictions – factors that in theory do not combine, but, in reality, meld seamlessly together to create a truly admirable...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:08 AM

United States-based Integrity Children’s Fund (ICF) is set to host its 16th annual Evening of Elegance in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday, June 1, to raise funds to support Jamaican young people’s right to literacy. The featured guest speaker this...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:08 AMDerrick Scott - Contributor

The Maryland-based Partners of Good Shepherd Jamaica (POGS) has contributed just over US$75,000 in financial assistance to various projects to assist the vulnerable and underserved in various communities in Jamaica. According to POGS President Joy...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:06 AMTrevor E.S. Smith - Contributor

“I did not see that coming!” Another unintended conflict. Conflict might be unintentionally prompted simply on the basis of how we prefer to communicate. Recall that conflict may be hidden or suppressed and may not be openly expressed. Conflict...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:10 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Jannel Alexander-Reid is known for making dreams a reality. In fact, it’s her talent. Many identify the young go-getter as merely an educator; however, there is much more to the cunning trailblazer. Fusing her passions, education and events...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:07 AMJessica Harrison - Gleaner Writer

Remember how he looked at you two years ago and you secretly made up your mind to marry him? How about when he got down on one knee in front of all your friends and asked you to spend the rest of your life with him? Some experiences are forever...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:07 AMTrevor E.S. Smith - Contributor

One block of employees bring a clearly definable mindset that could frustrate employee engagement. Understanding this phenomenon can make a huge difference to productivity, performance and the workplace experience. Recall that S-style behavioural...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Gloria Hitchins attributes the best time of her life to her youthful years growing up in the community of Trout Hall in Clarendon. Taking an oldie but goodie stroll down memory lane, she recalls those days, often being consumed by fun, imagination...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:06 AM

There are a few of us who embrace the part of life that requires hands-on experience and special attention to detail. These are the creators. They thrive on do-it-yourself projects and artistic interpretations to create innovative ways to improve a...

Published:Sunday | May 19, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Architectural history is always a part, sometimes the most important part, of history itself. Let’s open a window to our past and peek inside a bygone era as we transport ourselves through time and space. We turn off the main road and journey far...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

The trumpeting start of Etana’s I Rise filled the soothing space, only to be interrupted by these five words: ‘Emerald Gifted Hands. Good afternoon.’ A pleasant Tamika Curruther could be heard often echoing this welcoming refrain on her cell phone...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:08 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Faith Hope Love (FHL) Designs is making fashionable waves with the Lovable Spring and Summer Collection. In celebration of mothers, it offers an array of eye-catching and stylish pieces that makes audacious statements. The new assortment mirrors...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:07 AMLatara Boodie

 With her life now devoted to becoming the best nurturer and support system for her children, Tami Chin Mitchell is verse with the ins and outs of motherhood. Tami tackles everything as she revealed to Outlook,...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Motherhood, the ultimate life transition. While it is often met with much fanfare and anticipation, the reality of the journey ahead anchors moms-to-be. Beyond pink and blue gender reveals, streamers and cakes, life awaits. To be entrusted with the...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:07 AM

“My days are filled with disputes, distractions, and with people being disruptive. I desperately need to be in an environment in which my colleagues are cooperative, concerned and constructive.” This cry is not unique in organisations. Many...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli, Italy, was built in 117 AD for Roman Emperor Hadrian – now a UNESCO Protected World Heritage Site. Back then, with its classical architecture of interlocking structures, it was constructed of travertine (a stone...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:06 AM

Mothers are the backbone of every family and are seen as superhuman in the eyes of their children. They wear many hats and daily demonstrate their ability to stay well balanced and driven. A mother’s ability to support her children mentally,...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:06 AMLatara Boodie - Gleaner Writer

As a new parent, there is nothing more heartbreaking than witnessing your child having problems going to the bathroom. Constipation among children is very common, and helping them with relief can be tricky. Pooping is literally the hardest part of...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Most will agree that for the past 10 years, the journey from Jamaica to Barbados has been a treacherous one, filled with stops resembling ‘one-stop driver’ minibuses, as the planes hopped from island to island before finally arriving at its...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2019 | 12:18 AM

“Slavery isn’t Africa’s story – it interrupts Africa’s story.” This inspired Ibrahim Konteh to rewrite history with The Book of Black Royalty. Flair had a one-on-one chat with the author who revealed his passion for the written word. According to...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2019 | 12:08 AM

In the first 10 years of writing this Dream House series, from 1992 to 2002, I searched and discovered houses that aroused interest, evoked awe and downright disbelief. Example, a house with a bomb shelter for World War III. A house with no windows...

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