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Stories by Rocheda Bartley

Published:Monday | June 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Cramps are normal for women during our special time of month. Unfortunately, this is not the case for all of us. Severe depression, irritability, and tension before and during the menses plague several women at this time. This is far from the norm....

Published:Monday | June 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Art and craft are darlings that keep capturing the hearts of many individuals. For Shania Williams, it's make-up artistry that holds her captive and it's a feeling she adores. Now, in her seventh year in the industry, Williams is deemed as one of...

Published:Thursday | June 14, 2018 | 12:04 AMRocheda Bartley

The Farm at Little Orchard in Linstead came to life on Sunday feeding a multitude of taste buds with succulent and delicious food that kept some foodies running back for more.   The Gleaner Lifestyle and Nutramix Teams ventured to the...

Published:Monday | June 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

We know postpartum depression (PPD) preys on mothers. And we have heard of its fangs ripping women apart and plunging them into deep misery at the sight of their newborn. But what about fathers; is this mental illness a menace to them too? Or are...

Published:Monday | June 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

The day we celebrate our amazing fathers is fast approaching. This means many of us will have to start gift shopping soon, that's if you haven't already started. But shopping for the perfect gift that will adequately show your appreciation may not...

Published:Monday | June 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Life, at times, can take unexpected turns. One minute you could be in a loving union, sharing a child with someone you believe will be there forever, and a second later, you're a single father with a one-year-old boy at your feet to care for. You're...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Jewelleries are more than a girl's best friend. They are also the great storytellers! Some tell the tale of a thirst for enchantment, while others chronicle the crave for connecting to...

Published:Monday | May 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Men are taught to mask their emotions, which some who get overwhelmed by trials tuck neatly away in a Pandora's box hoping the agony they hide will never seep through any of its four corners. Some of us will agree that this customary domineering...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

As women, there are many things that we should be aware of. At times these will not concern our wealth or splendour, but more so our health. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a disorder which all females must become familiar with. According to...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

One of the greatest factors for success is determination. And together with a drive to survive in spite of trials, passion, energy and pure enthusiasm you'll get a fine recipe for sweet success. Kimesha Brown is the managing director of Urban...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

What happens when you stitch a little faith, hope and love with a high-class taste of fashion? At FHL Designs, you will definitely get a chic, ‡ la mode and sassy style.Faith, Hope and Love (...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

The body is a piece of art brought alive with fine styles, especially if we know how to perfectly rock an outfit that not only contours our curves, but also matches our size. To this end, plus-size women are no exception. And with Unbothered Plus,...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:10 AMRocheda Bartley

Mothers day is right around the corner, which means many persons are gearing up to spend the day showering their mother or wel- respected mother figure with love and gifts. But sadly, this will not be the case for all, especially for those who have...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

At some point, you must have heard that the eyes are the windows to the world. So, just imagine the world of a blind person. Many sighted persons will wonder if blind persons can lead a perfectly normal life. And the answer is, absolutely yes. With...

Published:Monday | April 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Have you ever sat and asked yourself, what is your purpose? Well, like Daniel Heaven a young game changer and founder of the Participate in Jamaica Movement (PIJAM), your purpose could very well be to serve your homeland. Initially, he had a passion...

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...

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