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Stories by Rocheda Bartley

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

The greatest wealth we will ever amass is good health, both physically and mentally. So, we should exercise regularly, eat healthily and consume plenty of water. Yet, for us ladies, this asset can be significantly diminished by unpreventable growths...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Undeniably, the person who you are today, is not the person you were yesterday or the day before. Today, you're stronger, crossing bridges you have never dreamt of crossing. You're also wiser and triumphantly...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Quite often, we've heard elders say, "One's attitude will determine his or her altitude". This is indisputable. Your place in society is not always determined by where you come from, the wealth you have or don't have, or what others can do for you....

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Having a baby is a joyful moment for some women, but not for others. Postpartum depression is a mental condition that plagues women, thrusting them in profound despair, misery, and downheartedness at the thought or sight of their newborn. Janelle...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

The season of intense fun and revelry is on. With your costume ready and your sneakers in hand, ladies it is time to 'wuk dutty,' jump, and gyrate those hips to the beat of sweet soca music. Yes, you will sweat, but you will agree that you still...

Published:Monday | March 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

It is said if you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life. The pressures would be fewer and absolutely we will be more satisfied with our accomplishments, whether they are epic or trivial. For you, that could be singing, crafting or...

Published:Monday | March 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Dr James Mills, a stress consultant in Jamaica, says anxiety is one of the most common expressions of mental stress and a possible indicator that a larger problem could be looming on the horizon."Anxiety is the fear of something. There is a limbic...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

It's owned by Kimone Knight, a creative and innovative cosmetic chemist who gets her works tested and approved by several medical doctors. It's based in Portmore and set sail in November 2017. Knight's interest in cosmetics began to brew when she...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

If you were to ask successful persons about their journey, some would likely tell you their life was like a roller coaster, often spiralling out of control, taking on sharp curves and going down steep...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:08 AMRocheda Bartley

A single flower at times is all you need to show someone how much they are worth and to express your adoration. This all lies in the power of the language of flowers. With some sweetly scented and beautifully coloured petals, flowers speak volumes...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

While being motivated by life is a vague concept for many, for designer Daynia Beckford, it's a driving force."My mother always says, 'Once there is life, there is hope', and going through this life, sometimes you will feel helpless. But I consider...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

A little faith is all the fuel people need to drive away challenges. Kevin Williams knows the power of faith and the strengths that lie in believing in one's self. His faith is what has brought him...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Art is the dynamic instrument we use to bring our ideas and imagination to life, while science is the door which we open to understand the laws of nature. These are two separate worlds, however, when fused, they can produce...

Published:Monday | February 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Quite often, you will hear persons boast about the wonderful things they have accomplished. You'll hear them hail themselves as survivors, champions, and conquerers. Usually their moment of gloating ends with 'I'm just too blessed to be stressed'....

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Life is definitely what you make it. Your purpose and victories depend solely on you. Good life choices can get you as far as you want to go, maybe climb the highest mountain or swim the deepest sea. But you can...

Published:Thursday | February 8, 2018 | 3:00 PMRocheda Bartley

It cannot be overstated how important it is to get a proposal right. The setting must be perfect, and many women will agree that the ring should sparkle. It’s one of the most memorable moments in a couple’s life, especially...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Jogo bonito! If you're a football enthusiast, you should know exactly what I mean. It's simply: 'play beautiful'. After all, football is, as they say, a beautiful game. Football, however, can be more than a game. For some women, it's the audacious...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Imagine what the world would be without sports. There would be no Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Lionel Messi, Shelly-Ann Fraser, or the legendary Usain Bolt. Sports lovers who depend on the exciting games for oxygen to survive would think of life as...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Success is never about the wealth you have amassed or the luxury vehicle that you drive. It's about breaking through glass ceilings, transforming your dreams from mere visions into reality, and surpassing...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

It's no secret that society, at times, will dictate stringent career paths to young women that they must pursue. Sometimes it's manifested in blatant statements such as, 'You should become a lawyer'. Or it may be hidden in words such as, 'You're too...

Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

As women, one of our ultimate goals is to always appear fabulous. Naturally, we yearn for our outfits to be stunning, to have an immaculately polished glow through flawless make-up artistry, and to wear striking hair that earns us lasting first...

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 12:09 AMRocheda Bartley

Nothing beats your natural beauty, especially when you flaunt your gorgeous natural hair. Yes, some of us call it our stately mane, while others say it's the royal crown, our African Princess' head. Whatever you call it, it's our gift from nature....

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

The sweetest revenge of all times is to flaunt with gorgeous hair. Heads will turn from all corners, brows will definitely raise and eyes will surely roll at you as fast as quicksilver. Yes, you will unquestionably get even with your enemies. It's...

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Portland is known for flourishing vegetation, magnificent attractions, and irresistible beaches. But, hidden in Fairy Hill, a cool and quaint community in the parish, is a small group of creative...

Published:Monday | January 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Art as we know, comes in many forms - sculptures, paintings, and the list goes on.For us, women, our favourite art work takes the shape of a fabulous make-up glow. The eyebrows, contours, cheeks, lips, and everything else must be perfect. Because,...

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