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Published:Monday | September 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Born and raised in St Mary to a single mother, and one of nine children, life for Marvarene Davy-Gordon was rough. The family was poor, and she remembers that there were people who both thought and said that she would never come to anything good....

Published:Sunday | September 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Association of Consultant Physicians of Jamaica held their President's Reception and Banquet last Saturday, where they honoured two exemplary physicians at Talk of the Town at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel.The...

Published:Sunday | September 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Pursuit of PassionFernandez BarrettGrowing up, most of us have a dream of what we want to be in life. Unfortunately, sometimes we end up 'working' as a means to an end without any other drive, or worse, passion. Starting today, Outlook will...

Published:Friday | September 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It started out as the vision of a 12-year-old girl. But after leaving university without a job, the vision became a reality.On Tuesday evening, Tricia Williamson and her team celebrated the eighth anniversary of her gloss magazine-Panache. The...

Published:Sunday | September 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It is safe to say, based on the number of persons who turned out, that the Jamaica Cancer Society's Chocolate and Champagne Tea Party and Art Affair at Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel last Thursday (August 27) was well supported....

Published:Sunday | August 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

There is no greater love than that of a parent for his or her child. But can a parents love cripple a child's growth and development? Well, that extra nurturing can cause a little more harm than good.Child psychologist Gemma Gibbon...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Growing up, all most of us knew when it came to hair care was shampoo, conditioner, comb, and oil. As technology in all areas of life has improved, so has hair-care regimen, especially for black women. From pudding to serum Flair hauled in the 10...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

A good parent just want to see their child be better than them and sometimes in ensuring this, parents forget to pay attention and, after the children have moved out, they realise that they have become strangers.It is not always easy to maintain an...

Published:Monday | August 17, 2015 | 12:01 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Sometimes a cute DIY is your personal masterpiece that you love and fawn over. But for Shanice Sinclair, her creative touch became - Minx Supply Co.Sinclair always had a creative eye, and she tried her hands at a few DIY projects which led her to...

Published:Monday | August 17, 2015 | 12:01 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Growing up, all most of us knew when it came to hair care was shampoo, conditioner, comb, and oil. As technology in all areas of life has improved so has hair-care regimen, especially for black women. From pudding to serum Flair hauled in the 10...

Published:Monday | August 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Every woman loves to feel beautiful, and Jar of Joy is ensuring that every woman gets this privilege with every container of body soufflÈ.Heather Elliott-Whitehead conceptualiser of Jar of Joy, launched her body soufflÈ line a few months ago on May...

Published:Monday | August 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

"I love my hair because it's a reflection of my soul. It's dense, it's kinky, it's soft, it's textured, it's difficult, it's easy and it's fun. That is why I love my hair." These, the words of Tracee Ellis Ross, actress and daughter of music icon...

Published:Monday | August 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

"You are brought into this world to fulfil, your life. Life has to be more than a job, it has to edify or help someone else's life - contribute to something." This is Dawn Marie Roper's mantra, and she has lived up to it, resulting in her earning a...

Published:Monday | August 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Love is something that will have you on cloud nine, but then a break-up can drag that cloud from under you, leaving you damaged to the point to which you think there is no return.It is hard for many of us to keep 100 per cent of ourselves in a...

Published:Sunday | August 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

That uneasy feeling that something is about to go wrong. You start to worry and stress to the point of paranoia. You may appear very normal and functional on the outside, but on the inside, you may be suffering from anxiety....

Published:Thursday | July 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Blue Ridge Restaurant and Cottages sits peacefully amid the clouds, close to heaven on Salt Hill in St Andrew.Owners Sarah Willers and Tabetha Phillips hit the mark with this, their newest venture that was launched last week Thursday. The...

Published:Monday | July 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

LocKs are no longer just a marker for practioners of the Rastafarian religion. It has become a hot trend for men, but this long mane is bringing more than sensual heat in the summer.Having their hair down during the cooler months may have women...

Published:Sunday | July 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Zinedine Russell: Driven by excellence"I felt good. I felt like people actually noticed me. All the hard work I did was not in vain," a beaming Zinedine Russell said about receiving the Student of the Year Award at the Convent of Mercy High School's...

Published:Monday | July 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Dressed to kill in a little black number or a seductive red but you are missing that complement. To bring you right to the edge of the fashion inferno, a Cee Wee Designs handbag is the perfect finishing touch.Cherie Warner, the artist behind Cee Wee...

Published:Sunday | July 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

For one night, they got to put away their defence tactics, records of evidence, business plans, and a desk stacked high with cases, to don fine threads. The occasion - The Jamaican Bar Association Annual Banquet and...

Published:Thursday | July 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

This week, Kitchen Aid explores the many uses of coconut oil.We know that coconut oil is a healthy choice in the kitchen, but did you know it is a healthy choice for your skin? Adding a little coconut oil to your favourite lotion, moisturiser and...

Published:Friday | July 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

For many, at 20 years old, they are on the brink of adulthood. In business, this could be a lifetime of labour, and Go Jamaica Travel has prevailed to celebrate this momentous anniversary.The gardens of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel was like an evening...

Published:Thursday | July 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It's the best of both worlds when what you see is what you get - the lust of your eyes is satisfied with every delectable bite. This is the experience one can expect at NK (New Kingston) Deli, an extension of the New Kingston Conference Centre.NK...

Published:Monday | July 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It is the season where the beach is our best friend and Jamaica's white sandy beaches beckon to everyone near and far, and though this summer love might not break your heart, it could break your hair.The beach is a summer hot spot and women spend...

Published:Sunday | July 5, 2015 | 3:07 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Just shy of her 22nd birthday Dionne-Sheree Smith believed that she was making a lifelong commitment when she married who she thought was her soul mate. Fifteen years later, her marriage was going...

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