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Published:Friday | April 29, 2016 | 12:51 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Republic of South Africa rolled out the red carped to welcome well wishers at the Knutsford Court Hotel on Wednesday night, to celebrate their National Day (Freedom Day).Twenty two years ago, on April 27, the republic held their first post-...

Published:Thursday | April 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Asthma is a common respiratory illness which sometimes results in difficulty in breathing. In light of the upcoming World Asthma Day on May 3, let us look at some ways your diet can impact this illness.According to nutritionist and registered...

Published:Monday | April 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

You could say that Dushyant Savadia has mastered the 'Art of Living' after managing to steer his life off a destructive path.Savadia was born into a well-to-do family in India. However, the younger of Dinesh and Smita Savadia's two sons was a bit of...

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When it comes to the love that a parent has for their child/children, there is truly nothing that competes. But as the child develops, there are stages and instances that seem to test this...

Published:Monday | April 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

For many persons, getting to their ideal weight is a major struggle.Sometimes problem areas can be stubborn and we take some detours from the traditional diet and exercise. We are exposed to so many new fads - from pills to shakes - that promise to...

Published:Monday | April 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Today's Denim is not your mother's old jeans. Denim has stood the test of time because it has evolved. As fashion and trends have changed, so has denim. This multifaceted fabric has become a mainstay in the fashion world.If you haven't noticed, it...

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Suffering through an illness or loss can take someone into a lonely place. While we would love to sympathise, we can sometimes cause more hurt instead of making them feel better.According to counselling psychologist AndrÈ Casey-Allen...

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It is time to get your spring cleaning on, and we know in this economy purchasing overpriced cleaners might not be in your budget. But not to worry, there are some very inexpensive things in your cupboard that will do...

Published:Friday | April 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

J Wray and Nephew's @twentythree was transformed into the perfect black and white venue for the recent Guardian General Insurance Awards.The Guardian women sported pops of magenta in their outfits representing their company's colour. The men did not...

Published:Thursday | April 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Eden Gardens is always looking for ways to mix things up keeping them new and exciting. So after two years, they have completely revamped the menus of their two restaurants - Tulips and Black Orchid.Tulips remains the more casual of the two, with an...

Published:Wednesday | April 6, 2016 | 11:09 PMJody-Anne Lawrence

Today is World Health Day, and this year the emphasis is on diabetes. But being healthy does not mean that you cannot indulge in a toe curling dessert. Here are four intoxicating recipes for sweet treats that are under 200 calories.Tropical Mango...

Published:Monday | April 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Every woman knows the hassle of getting her brows just perfect - from the plucking to waxing and turning into Picasso to get those perfect shape.But all that has changed with eyebrow extensions.Unlike hair and lash extensions, it is not about adding...

Published:Monday | March 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Leonardo da Vinci said it best: "The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions." This weighs on them daily and is the reason they need to take care of their mental health.While times and things are changing, when it comes to gender...

Published:Thursday | March 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When it comes to food during Easter in Jamaica, there is nothing that we love more than our bun and cheese and sprat. But is this preference unique to us? This week, Food would like to take you around the world to explore the Easter treats of other...

Published:Thursday | March 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Upon entry, you are greeted by a black and white animated portrait of Audrey Hepburn, golden brick walls and cosy seating that beckons for you to relax before your tongue is taken on an exquisite journey through Europe with a touch of India. This is...

Published:Monday | March 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When third graders of Jesse Ripoll Primary Kimoy Beroni and Knox Scarlett set eyes on each other across the classroom, they had no clue that the reserved beauty would be a match for the little troublemaker.Kimoy remembers them having a love-hate...

Published:Monday | March 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Years ago, on her mother's sewing machine, Yolanda Bennett would make dresses for her dolls with little to no effort. Little did she know that she was practising to cop the No. 1 spot in the recently concluded Helen G's Design a Wedding Dress...

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

While its easy to see how adults can become depressed with all the complexities of life, our seemingly carefree little ones are also at risk of becoming depressed. According to Child Psychologist Gemma Gibbon, depression in children ages seven to...

Published:Thursday | March 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It is coming close to Easter, and many of us look forward to having bun and cheese; however, a few of us like to take culinary risks and step out of the box when it comes to our favourite Easter pastry. Here are a few combinations that our fellow...

Published:Sunday | March 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Everyone was dressed to the nines as they turned up at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel to celebrate the 16th Annual Awards for the Guardian Group under the theme, 'Signature of Excellence'.The night was filled with cheers, fine...

Published:Sunday | March 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Sometimes being a parent means allowing your child to get messy."A little dirt does a whole lot of good," says Child Psychologist Gemma Gibbon. "It helps to boost the child's immune system."Gibbon explains that the...

Published:Monday | March 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The idea of dying without fulfilling her purpose was something that was too much for Paulette Trowers to bear. With that as her inspiration, she went after her dreams like a tigress and ensured that she achieved her goals.There were two things that...

Published:Monday | February 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Whether you are shaving it all off or keeping it neatly trimmed, believe it or not, you may be doing it all wrong. Chief Executive Officer of Totally Male Spa Sandra Samuels took us through a man's shaving regimen - the right way.First of all, he...

Published:Monday | February 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

"I am not going to work to build someone else's dream. I work hard to build my own dream." These are the words of Chief Executive Officer of Eskay Catering Stephen Hamilton.Over the years, Hamilton has made a name for himself in the food industry,...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Today is election day and while you will be up celebrating the victory of your party, you can bring your taste buds in the mix. So whether you are #teamgreen or #teamorange, here are some easy recipes to keep even your meals in sync.Creamy Spinach...

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