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Stories by Jody -Anne Lawrence

Published:Monday | November 6, 2017 | 10:46 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

Published:Wednesday | August 23, 2017 | 4:00 PMJody -Anne Lawrence

Summer is almost at an end, and for parents, its time to get the children back on the ball and ready for the new school year. There are certain routines that parents and children need to start now, to get back on track to have a...

Published:Tuesday | August 8, 2017 | 4:00 PMJody -Anne Lawrence

A new relationship always puts you on a high. Sometimes you wish that feeling would lasts forever. However, if we are truly honest with ourselves, a new relationship is also a bit stressful — trying to figure out what the other person is...

Published:Monday | August 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

As a people, there are numerous accomplishments to celebrate for the last 55 years. Jamaicans have managed to not only stand out but to rise above challenges to rival and even beat larger nations. Noteworthy is the fact that Jamaicans have found...

Published:Thursday | July 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

You will go for the food and definitely stay for the ambience. The Deck satisfies both culinary and relaxation desires.The semi-outdoor setting of The Deck is ideal for the summer. The rustic decor contributes to the ambience and vibe that make this...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 4:00 PMJody -Anne Lawrence

  Friendships are a beautiful thing. But how do we choose who we let into our circle of friends? As we construct our circle, we need to consider, who will challenge us? Who will push us when we feel like we can't go on? The circle can be...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

Last Thursday, Colombian festivities were in full swing with Latin music and pulsating beats as the Colombian Embassy celebrated their National Day, making 207 years of independence.Among the sea of guests that gathered at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel...

Published:Thursday | July 13, 2017 | 4:00 PMJody -Anne Lawrence

For most of us, at some point in our lives we may have felt like giving up on love. But don't underestimate the power of a good movie. A compelling love story will pull at your heartstrings and make you believe in love once again. Here are some...

Published:Friday | July 7, 2017 | 4:10 PMJody -Anne Lawrence

With the increasing popularity of 'self-care' strategies, the Internet is packed with tips from wellness experts encouraging journaling. From food logs to schedules of daily routines, journaling has found its way into our collective routine...

Published:Wednesday | June 28, 2017 | 4:00 PMJody -Anne Lawrence

Social media has caused many of us to value ourselves based on the number of likes, reposts and shares we get. Because of this, many of us have filtered and photoshopped our way to 'perfection'. But in reality, we are more than what social...

Published:Friday | June 23, 2017 | 9:00 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

There is no time like the summer and what better season to glow?  When it comes to makeup for the summer, going natural is one of the top trends. But for those of us who still want to be glamorous, using the bare minimum is recommended-...

Published:Friday | June 9, 2017 | 9:30 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

Trying to do more reading? Here are few books that every woman should read. From the classics to the romantic, poetry and autobiographies. Get your mind seduced, engaged and satisfied.      1. Act like a Lady Think Like a Man...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

Styleweek Jamaica 2017 Fashion Block brought out fashion lovers, creative designers and world-class models shutting down the capital's Hip Strip - Knutsford Boulevard in New Kingston.Guests had some time to...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 4:20 PMJody -Anne Lawrence

We all get stressed at some point in our lives, but it is how we deal with it that really matters. Here are a few tips on how to deal with different signs of stress from life coach Elizabeth Terry.  Sleeplessness  If you suffer from...

Published:Friday | May 12, 2017 | 1:42 PMJody -Anne Lawrence

“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.”- French novelist and playwright, Honore de Balzac (1799 — 1850). Mother’s Day gives us an opportunity to show our...

Published:Thursday | April 6, 2017 | 9:00 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

When we hear the word "cheating", the automatic assumption is that it was done by a man. But there are a few sneaky women out there who have done their fair share. But is it really  for fun or a game? Why is it exactly that some...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 12:15 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

“The heights of great men reach and kept were not attained by sudden flight but they while their companions slept were toiling upward through the night,” these were painted on the wall of Alabaster craftsman Egbert Hamilton’s home...

Published:Tuesday | February 28, 2017 | 4:06 PMJody -Anne Lawrence

The mind is a powerful thing, so we must ensure that it is in tip top shape. Here are 5 tips from Associate Clinical Psychologist Justine East on how to maintain a healthy state of mind. 1. Recognise what you can’t change or things you don...

Published:Sunday | February 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

Within the Mind : Bipolar Disorder "When you have a child and you recognise that they are acting up, do not be too quick to say that they are a bad child. Sometimes there is something that is just wrong," Margaret Johnson* told Outlook emphatically. She...

Published:Monday | February 20, 2017 | 4:43 PMJody -Anne Lawrence

The 37th Gleaner Honour Awards celebration came to a close in legendary style earlier today at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. Star athlete Usain St Leo Bolt was awarded the Gleaner Honour Awards  Man of the Year title for a third...

Published:Monday | February 20, 2017 | 9:00 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

This is not your traditional DIY Jo. Today I will like to share with you five oils that I just cannot live without. Argan Oil This is a must have. The fragrance is very pleasant, and it is perfect for both your hair and skin. At nights you can use...

Published:Sunday | February 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

Critics often say, "What you're going through is all in your mind," and maybe it really is. You don't have to beclinically diagnosed to be suffering from issues affecting your mind, and in other cases, your...

Published:Thursday | February 16, 2017 | 10:27 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

On a daily basis, many of us may have moments when we feel sad, or overwhelmed.   However, when we tend to feel this way over an extended period of time, it might be a bit more than a stressful day — we maybe suffering from...

Published:Monday | February 13, 2017 | 4:34 PMJody -Anne Lawrence

When it comes to Valentine’s Day amidst the love and romance you might be looking for something cosy and intimate to spend with the one you love.  Here are a few places that have a specially created menu perfect for two: Have a ‘...

Published:Thursday | February 2, 2017 | 12:41 AMJody -Anne Lawrence

Lights, football paraphernalia, and hostesses dressed like sexy referees, you almost expect cheering when you enter be The Office Sports Bar and Lounge. But it's your palate that will be rejoicing at the end of this dining experience. This new...

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