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Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:07 AM

QDear Doc, I have been having problems sleeping. It takes forever to fall asleep and then, when I do, it’s only for a short time. I am now miserable during the days and making mistakes and falling asleep at work. Is there anything that I can do, or...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:07 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

A WhatsApp post displayed two images that supposedly highlight the difference in how men and women shop. The post sparked a gender ‘to and fro’, with the women accusing the men of purchasing the wrong item quickly. The men pointed to the criss-...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:06 AMRocheda Bartley

The 36-year-old enterprising individual believes in steadily progressing towards and through your tasks, using set guidelines and distinctive measures that are intended to keep you running in the race of success until you get to the finish line. As...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:06 AMLatara Boodie - Gleaner Writer

What does it mean to live a sustainable lifestyle, and is it possible to do so in a developing country? Sustainable living describes a way of life that attempts to reduce an individual’s or society’s use of the Earth’s natural resources. People...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Donisha Prendergast, (actor, writer, director, producer, activist) and granddaughter of reggae legends Rita and Bob Marley, will be featured alongside Academy award-winning actor Morgan Freeman in the documentary series, The Story of God , where...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Brand Storytelling for Boss Babes made its debut last Saturday at the EXIM Bank of Jamaica. This is the first in a series of training and empowerment workshops for the year hosted by international brand storyteller and online business coach...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Hues of radiant red and beautiful blue greeted guests upon arrival at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel for the recently held soirée of the Dominican Republic’s Independence Day. The cocktail reception commenced promptly at 6:30 p.m., and saw the chargé d...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:07 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

A duet by Hyatt Ziva & Zilara’s Julianne McIntosh and Antoniel Lewis had the women who turned out for the Sarah’s Children Women of Courage luncheon last Thursday at the S Hotel in Montego Bay mesmerised...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:06 AM

Three separate families, unknown to each other. Three separate periods in time. Three separate architectural design briefs ... and one house at the centre of it all. Yes, my friends, there it sits in Trafalgar Park, St Andrew. A house that has...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:06 AMNatalia Oh - Contributor

Upon first meeting Jordan Baskett, one is immediately struck by his warm smile and authentic personality. If you know Jordan, you know his infectious and robust signature laugh. However, his unassuming and engaging demeanour belies his true...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:06 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

Cee is a mystery. Cee treats life like a game of poker, where you give away as little information as possible. While colleagues may be open and even make themselves vulnerable, Cee builds a wall around things personal. Cee is respectful and...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Q Dear Doc, how worried should I be about lower back pain? I have had it for some time now and I have only received painkillers for it. I am now wondering if it is something serious and if I should be doing CAT scans, or something, to look for...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Jamaica’s football has again taken centre stage with the recent success that the Reggae Girlz are having. Four of the Reggae Girlz visited the set of the Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) draw studios recently, and played a game of Cash Pot Charades...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:07 AM

The Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA), recently held its very first Life Achievement Award Ceremony at the Tropic View Hotel in Mandeville. The JGRA honoured three longstanding members for their contributions and services to the...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:06 AM

As we cast our gaze upwards, with a deep sense of wonder and humility, we cannot help but stare at the grandeur and mystery of our Blue Mountains. There is a relatively unknown area, 4,000 feet above sea level, past Newcastle, where some very...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:06 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

This is not the now-fancied Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Elon Musk (Tesla) variety. This is about leadership that actually disrupts the effective performance of the team. Team members are upset and frustrated. Team spirit is non-existent. Engagement...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:06 AM

Q Dear Doc, I am very concerned about some care I have been getting. I recently woke up and my face was twisted and looked lean, and I couldn’t smile properly. I thought at first that I slept bad, so I was just watching it, until I notice my...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:06 AMLatara Boodie - Gleaner Writer

Through his lens, Jik-Reuben Pringle is able to capture the essence of Jamaica and the richness of its culture. His work conveys messages filled with purpose that has been acknowledged by local and international photography agencies across the...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:07 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

“I believe that art imitates life and that is what I like about it the most. I only get to appreciate it through working at our store. I see it drawing from real experiences and moments. It’s just human life on canvas,” proclaimed the store...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Some of the greatest ideas can bear fruit on a whim, and that was just the case when Kiddist McCoy began bringing more style and comfort to her personal space. This resulted in her quest on a new and exciting journey into Jesse’s Home Decor....

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Is this … architecture gone mad! Can you believe that parts of this house are constructed right inside the very swimming pool! We are left speechless because our eyes have never beheld anything like this before. But the architecture has not gone...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Do others see you differently from how you view yourself? Do you exhibit different behaviours? Could you have behavioural blindspots? Exchanges with a HR practitioner in our coaching programme revealed that while her Coaching DNA analysis on the...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Q: I am writing my question while still in shock and crying. I just don’t know how this could happen and what I must do now. I am the mother of a four-month-old baby. I went to my six weeks’ postnatal visit at eight weeks. I wanted to start...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:20 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Beauty with a purpose holds sentimental value for Miss Universe Jamaica 2017, Davina Bennett. The crowned queen, who grew famous for adding style to the natural hair movement, created social awareness by giving a voice to the deaf community. Now,...

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 12:20 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

Pell River Primary, grade six student, Anthony Parkes, wishes his school had a playfield, because they do football training in the walkway during lunch; while Clifton Primary and Infant’s Oretha Gordon, wishes for complete fencing to keep out...

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