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Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:07 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

Do you have unresolved conflicts? Is there some issue that you have walked away from without settling it? Are you faced with someone who refuses to listen? Feedback from readers highlights the challenge of effectively resolving conflicts....

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Q Dear Doc, with all these deaths in recent times of popular people, I have started to wonder about when my time comes. I am not well and know, sooner than later, that my last days will be here, and I want to know if there is anything that I...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Just a day shy of Father’s Day, B3 Parenting on Saturday, June 15 will present the 2019 staging of #OurSons – an interactive session for boys and young men at Ballaz Liberty Park. It is designed to connect young boys with strong mentors with the...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:09 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

It would appear as though the revellers who attended the Jamaica International Exhibition’s (JIE) celebratory party last Friday night were held captive by some form of electromagnet, as they were highly reluctant to leave the venue, even after the...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:08 AM

This dream house, eight miles west of Montego Bay, has been waiting patiently to open its gates for you. Its architecture will stimulate the intellect, touch the emotions, and excite the senses. From a lofty vantage point, crowning the top of its...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:07 AMJessica Harrison - Gleaner Writer

I remember how I felt when my mom got me a gift basket for my 14th birthday and inside was a soft, pink hand towel with my name beautifully embroidered on it. I jumped at every opportunity to take it around with me and when people asked, I proudly...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Giving back to an industry that had been so good to her: that was the mission for Khess Anderson when she orchestrated and executed Kreative’s Market. Anderson emerged on the creative scene after embarking on an exciting journey into the style...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:06 AM

“He did what?” That was my incredulous response to what my conflict management interviewee (call her Mavis) shared. Mavis described the inappropriate behaviour to which she was subjected. I will skip the details to protect her identity. However,...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:06 AMLatara Boodie - Gleaner Writer

The most important bond you will create is the bond with your child. Having an open and honest relationship with them is crucial to their development. However, there are certain actions that will cause a strain on the relationship you have with...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:06 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

‘Nanny goat neber scratch him back till him see wall.’ Sounds familiar? Proverbs, words of wisdom, or old-time sayings, call them what you may; there’s no doubt that these adages send strong messages of survival. For Kristina Bookall, a young...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:06 AM

Q Dear Doc, is there an age when people should stop driving? I have been trying to stop my father from driving but nothing works! He is old, slow and shaky and doesn’t see very well, but he refuses to stop driving. I have offered to take him out on...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:05 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Mickailia Peck is determined to succeed. She’s an educator by profession, but is fuelled by an entrepreneurial spirit that enlivens her soul. Already with two businesses in full operation and a ‘nine to five’, Peck has, yet again committed herself...

Published:Sunday | June 2, 2019 | 12:09 AM

Sales is one of a customer’s most frequent touchpoint with any organisation, making it a critical element of the customer journey. As Jamaicans, our knack for sales comes naturally, from the vendor at Coronation Market endearing you to “taste and...

Published:Sunday | June 2, 2019 | 12:08 AM

What compelling stories do historic houses reveal, and what significance do they have for us today? What so strongly connects us to them, and our lives to those who once lived within their walls? Maybe this narrative on the 18th-century Cinnamon...

Published:Sunday | June 2, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Objection! Contention! Frustration! Getting someone to admit that they are wrong can be challenging. The truth is, many of us find it difficult to admit that we are wrong. It is easy to point fingers to high places and to look outside of ourselves...

Published:Sunday | June 2, 2019 | 12:07 AMJessica Harrison - Gleaner Writer

The journey of life takes each of us on our own personal highway and we never know where we might end up. Janice Forrester went to university to study the world of marketing. Now, she is a notable creative, surpassing the imposed limitations of the...

Published:Sunday | June 2, 2019 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

“Silence. Tears. Emptiness. Brokenness. Hopeless. Faithless. Lifeless.” These experiences, according to Latoya Waugh, created her breakthrough moment, leading her down the positive path of self-discovery. Only then was she able to embark on her...

Published:Sunday | June 2, 2019 | 12:06 AMLatara Boodie - Gleaner Writer

It took a near-death experience and the love of his son for Christopher McKenzie to end his 15-year hiatus from the art community. His brilliant interpretations of life, paired with eclectic designs, have made his paintings a topical and somewhat...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Jimmy Cliff Boulevard in Montego Bay was abuzz with excitement when Jamaica’s cannabis brand Epican Medicinals officially opened its doors recently. Specially invited guests, members of the media and influencers poured in to witness the opening of...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:09 AMJessica Harrison - Gleaner Writer

Reusable feminine hygiene products have found their way into the Jamaican culture and some people aren’t mad about it. In fact, most of us are curious as to how it all works. So, Outlook met with Sabrina Campbell-Reid, owner and operator of eight-...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:09 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Tracy Jackson Blake is a clever, creative woman who is ingeniously making masterpieces from recycled fabrics. An educator by profession, the Canadian has surrendered wholeheartedly to her ingenuity, allowing it to take control as she produces...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:08 AMNatalia Oh - Contributor

Lorna Gooden is best described as a living, breathing paradox. Both her persona and life story is filled with delightful contradictions – factors that in theory do not combine, but, in reality, meld seamlessly together to create a truly admirable...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:08 AM

United States-based Integrity Children’s Fund (ICF) is set to host its 16th annual Evening of Elegance in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday, June 1, to raise funds to support Jamaican young people’s right to literacy. The featured guest speaker this...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:08 AMDerrick Scott - Contributor

The Maryland-based Partners of Good Shepherd Jamaica (POGS) has contributed just over US$75,000 in financial assistance to various projects to assist the vulnerable and underserved in various communities in Jamaica. According to POGS President Joy...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:06 AMTrevor E.S. Smith - Contributor

“I did not see that coming!” Another unintended conflict. Conflict might be unintentionally prompted simply on the basis of how we prefer to communicate. Recall that conflict may be hidden or suppressed and may not be openly expressed. Conflict...

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