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Stories by Rocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

Published:Monday | December 2, 2019 | 12:14 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

“They’re not mad, and even though you can’t see it, it is real.” This is a chant which pain management specialist Dr Pollyanna Chang repeatedly echoes to let people know that fibromyalgia exists. It’s a condition that’s associated with chronic...

Published:Monday | November 18, 2019 | 12:20 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

Contouring, blending, applying concealer, constructing your brows, whatever you can think of, there’s a brush to do the job. Glam Boss Gabrielle Waite invited Flair to sit in her make-up session and watch as she waved her bristled wands across her...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:10 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

Have you ever considered what happens when a pregnant woman becomes depressed? Flair was intrigued by the topic so we sat with gynaecologist and obstetrician Dr Kiri-an Bridgewater to dissect the issue. Called antepartum depression in the medical...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:06 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

Debts are probably the tightest positions some of us have managed to fit ourselves in. And no matter how hard we try, we just cannot dig ourselves out. Luckily, Danielle HoLung, a financial adviser at Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited, is in our...

Published:Monday | May 6, 2019 | 12:11 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

As quoted in the Outlook Magazine by gynaecologist Theophillus Nelson, “sex is pretty safe to be had during pregnancy. But patiences with certain conditions such as cervical incompetence of low lying placenta are implored to be careful during sex...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

With each breath she takes, attorney-at-law Rene Gayle is fearlessly pursuing her passion. She’s the assistant general manager of the legal affairs and corporate secretary of the legal affairs at a prominent financial services institution in...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

How many times have you faced your fear, but are yet to conquer it? Melissa McLeod attorney-at-law at the Hylton Powell law firm will answer, many times. And she’ll also tell you, that it doesn’t have to stop you from excelling. The travel...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

“I’m always trying to be better than what I was yesterday, in terms of what I deliver to in the fashion arena. And I’m motivated by people and their love for innovation. Plus the material, I’ll look at the material and it will tell me what to do,”...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

Erin Hayle is fuelled by three things, volunteerism, teaching and psychology. But of the trifecta, volunteerism is the most critical. As the coordinator of the Jamaica Kidney Kids Foundation, a non-profit group that primarily offsets the cost of...

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