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Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:13 AMJessica Harrison - Gleaner Writer

Twenty-four-year-old Jamie Thompson spent his younger days not being sure of what career path to take, but being pretty good at the sciences and using his hands to create, life would have it that he is now a radiographer and the creative mind and...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:12 AMJanet Silvera - Gleaner Writer

Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) pulled out all the stops at its annual staff awards, which was also a celebration of the company’s 25th anniversary. Over 500 team members and specially invited guests attended the event, held at the historic...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:11 AM

Architecture’s very being revolves around people and the lives they live. Their homes tell the story of who they are, their past, and even their hopes and dreams. I now introduce you to Faith Downie, an ambitious Jamaican who spent 20 long years...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:10 AM

The Zedoj Red Ties and Stilettos (RTS) Weekend is happening again for the third time on September 27-29 at the Moon Palace in Ocho Rios. Here, RTS CEO and event planner Jodianne Murdock, shares her insights on the upcoming weekend aimed at...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:10 AM

The Commissioner of Correctional Services was a participant in one of our Success with People learning and coaching experiences. He indicated to me that he was being second-guessed and challenged by his second-in-command at every turn. He was...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:06 AM

From sleepless nights to making tough decisions about finances, every parent knows the level of sacrifice and perseverance that parenthood demands. With a 17-year-old and 11-year-old twins, Nicole Prawl is all too familiar with the degree of...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:06 AM

Q Dear Doc, my feet keep swelling. It does not happen all the time, but very often. It was first shown to me by my nail technician when she was doing my toes, and every time I go to her, she points it out. She is now saying that I could have heart...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:06 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

What if Jamaica had it’s very own Amazon? This is what guided Bancroft Wilson, an information technology specialist, to make a full commitment in crossing over from employee to employer. So, he thought of Wilson’s List, an e-commerce website that...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

E xchanging of vows, a lustful kiss, the first dance, and a happily ever after. Creating moments and memories for that life-changing journey leading to one significant day is really amazing. Pair with that the ability to click, flash and capture...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:09 AMJessica Harrison - Gleaner Writer

With years of experience in the business, Joel Laing and Juliet Morgan head world-class Jamaican brand, Shoan’s Collections. It all started when Morgan had a clothing store some years ago and would repurpose items that weren’t being sold as...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Who would have thought helping out as an assistant on a shoot would pave the way for a thriving career in the field of photography? Leo Hudson sure didn’t. He actually wanted to become a mathematics teacher. But in a recent interview with Beyond...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:07 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

There’s a new and exciting play in the job-seeking game. It’s one you’ll absolutely appreciate. It’s called Sabu. Insightful, revolutionary and fitting, are just a few words to describe this innovative concept of creating a pool of substitute...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Q Dear Doc, I am very upset! I took my child to preschool (nursery) for the first time last week. She was always a healthy child, has never been sick, and now she keeps coughing with a cold, and having runny nose, and it doesn’t seem to be getting...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:06 AMTrevor E.S. Smith - Contributor

Time is arguably our most valuable resource. Given time, other resources can be acquired or replaced. Traditional approaches to time management training fail to pay sufficient attention to team time management. Even a quick reflection will...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:06 AM

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when a place known as Bonnie View Hotel commanded the most staggering views that Portland paraded. But, alas! This former grande dame of hospitality has been alarmingly unsightly for some years now, in...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:05 AMKareem LaTouche, Naomi Redway

Many persons think a lot of money is needed to enjoy themselves in Jamaica and that is not necessarily the case. Attractions like Holywell which only charges $100 per adult to enter the park, is always a great getaway. Now, with a commute via...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:08 AMJessica Harrison - Gleaner Writer

Bringing something totally different to the Jamaican scene is usually greeted with much speculation but, meet 25-year-old creative, Ali McNally, who has a passion for the arts which led to him breaking barriers in the Jamaican fashion industry....

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:08 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Days go slow, years go fast. It's a never ending joy-filled, yet terrifying adventure learning and growing everyday in the wonderful world of parenthood. It's about creating legacy. So you start with changing diapers. But at some point, the...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Knowing your passion gives you the courage and strength to find your purpose. Some seek to find their footing by taking on a journey of zealous proportions, while for others, it lands right before their very eyes, and almost immediately, or over...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:07 AM

So metimes, unfortunate things happen that alter the course of your life. But sometimes, that unfortunate thing puts you directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to you. For information and communication technology veteran...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:06 AMKareem LaTouche - Gleaner Writer

Sisters Amanda Lechler and Christina Hudson (formally Lechler) are the founders of Kind Hearts Foundation, an organisation that is building schools across Jamaica to improve our education system. Kind Hearts is a branch of the Richard and Diana...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:06 AM

One aspect of our work in developing high-performing teams is a module that we call ‘The Way We Are’. It is designed to show how our socialisation actually interferes with our interpersonal skills in many instances, as against improving them. At...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:06 AM

Q Dear Doc, my child is about to start school and I am very concerned, because he still keeps wetting himself. He has gone through toilet training and he knows how to use the bathroom, but for some reason he still wets himself. I am afraid now that...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:05 AM

T his is no architectural phantasm! The captivating piece of prized real estate does exist. Time to unmask its presence among us so that we, with bated breath, can enter its outermost corridors of contentment. To say the house is nice-looking...

Published:Sunday | September 8, 2019 | 12:05 AM

For The Ladies Club 100 MoBay, Megamart Plaza, Catherine Hall, presents Ladies Night, every Wednesday from 5 p.m., to 10 p.m. Cricket The Caribbean Premier League returns to Sabina Park for 2019, with the home team, Jamaica Tallawahs taking on...

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