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Stories by Jody-Anne Lawrence

Published:Monday | June 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

I love my hair, so I do take pride in caring for it, but there is one thing that I must confess: there is more to haircare than products.You will go on cosmetic websites that will say this will help for growth and that will help for healthy skin and...

Published:Sunday | June 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

"I believe that if you are crazy enough to change the world, you just might do it," Richard Cross told Outlook. Despite the feeling that everything in his life is working against him, he has placed...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The days when we used to rave about beauty pageants in Jamaica is slowly on the decline, but Miss Universe Jamaica East (MUJE), hopes to reignite the flame with the public eliminations at Eden Gardens Wellness...

Published:Monday | June 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When you hear of Negril you think of tourists, fabulous hotels, white sand beaches, a place to just escape from the everyday hustle and bustle. But what about the locals, those who live in this enchanted town, what is their little chill spot.The...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

"Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that's when you're most beautiful." Actress Zoe Kravitz could not have said it better.Emily Dixon is living proof of...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Summer is approaching and while children are enjoying the break, you would like to give them treats that they will love and enjoy, while maintaining the health factor.Chef Noel Cunningham noted that "when thinking...

Published:Monday | May 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Rick Grant* was overwhelmed with thoughts of his harassment, being escorted off the work premises like a common criminal and the death threats he had been receiving, he felt his chest tighten, pain in his calves. He remembered calling his girlfriend...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Tablets, cellular phones, laptops, you name it, all that seemed to be a thought 30 years ago has now transformed from a concept to something revolutionary. But do these tools really have a place in parenting.Spending quality...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

We tend to take a vitamin C capsule when we want to boost our immune system, but if you want to boost your skin's glow a bit of this vitamin does the trick too.I am always looking for a new way to improve my skin. However, I had never explored the...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Heather Laine showcased her 2018 collection at their Annual Mother's Day Brunch and Fashion Show, at the Lancaster venue ... and it was a treat!After mothers were fÍted by their loves and served brunch, they got to be...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The brother and sister duo, Duane and Teasea Bennett, have moved beyond just dreaming for the past 12 years and living the dream with Reve Jewellery.Known for their fabulous jewellery pieces, Reve have come out...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Sexual Harassment is a violation that the victims find difficult to get over, and this is due to the invasion of one's space. In some cases, victims feel like their very freedom and security is taken away.Unfortunately, for some survivors, even...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Monique Solomon, after years in marketing, decided to take a risk on a career that many might not have considered lucrative in Jamaica - blogging.For years, Solomon had pursued blogging as a hobby and in 2007 she started out as a fashion blogger...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Mother of two, designer Tamia Carey has done it again with a new collection under her belt.Being a mother doesn't mean you lose your sex appeal and having sex appeal, doesn't mean you do not have class - Carey, made sure to cover all these bases....

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Rochelle Patino was diagnosed with the polycystic ovarian syndrome in her early 20s, and for a while, the illness was a grey cloud looming over her desire to be a mother."Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder common among women of...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

I am no mother, but with my work schedule I find it hard to relax, I cannot imagine how working or stay at home mothers do it. However, this DIY Jo is catering to you.Now, I am not telling you to necessarily whip up anything, not giving you any more...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Canadian Women's Club (CWC) of Jamaica held their annual Spring into Fashion show and they certainly did not disappoint, with even the new high commissioner, Laurie Peters, herself gracing the...

Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

An outlook on apps: The podcast lifestyleMany of the apps that we use are limited to Google, the likes on social media, and the games on our phones. Well, we want to show you how applications can help you with your day-to-day life outside of getting...

Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Five signs your child might be depressedChildren do have their fair share of ups and downs. Feeling compelled to live up to the likes not only of their peers, but on social media, it can be a minefield of emotions for them. It is not all the time...

Published:Sunday | April 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

"In the creative world, flow is when one is undeniably absorbed in their craft. There are no inhibitions, there is only you and your masterpiece. My mind empties, my thoughts quiet and I don't think, I just do. It's...

Published:Sunday | April 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

There is no rule book on how to introduce your child to your partner. In fact, dating is sometimes complicated enough, and picking the right time is often the biggest obstacle. Is it too soon? Did I wait too long? I...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:24 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

There is something about food that pulls us together; it has a language of its own. It is that magnetic force paired with the ability to prepare and share recipes which influenced Jessica Hylton-Leckie to create Jessica in the Kitchen....

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Headwraps have been around for ages and is a fashion trend that is like a revolving door - as soon as it is out, it is back in - but this time around, it seems like it is here to stay and Daniela Carey, has decided to dabble into...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

"Education is not a tool for development - individual, community and the nation. It is the foundation for our future. It is empowerment to make choices and emboldens the youth to chase their dreams," says...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It's Spring! Time to clean out your closets and your clutter and create a clean environment for productivity. While you're at it, why not just reset your mental health with some self-...

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