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Stories by Rocheda Bartley

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

As women, there are many things that we should be aware of. At times these will not concern our wealth or splendour, but more so our health. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a disorder which all females must become familiar with. According to...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

One of the greatest factors for success is determination. And together with a drive to survive in spite of trials, passion, energy and pure enthusiasm you'll get a fine recipe for sweet success. Kimesha Brown is the managing director of Urban...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

What happens when you stitch a little faith, hope and love with a high-class taste of fashion? At FHL Designs, you will definitely get a chic, ‡ la mode and sassy style.Faith, Hope and Love (...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

The body is a piece of art brought alive with fine styles, especially if we know how to perfectly rock an outfit that not only contours our curves, but also matches our size. To this end, plus-size women are no exception. And with Unbothered Plus,...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:10 AMRocheda Bartley

Mothers day is right around the corner, which means many persons are gearing up to spend the day showering their mother or wel- respected mother figure with love and gifts. But sadly, this will not be the case for all, especially for those who have...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

At some point, you must have heard that the eyes are the windows to the world. So, just imagine the world of a blind person. Many sighted persons will wonder if blind persons can lead a perfectly normal life. And the answer is, absolutely yes. With...

Published:Monday | April 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Have you ever sat and asked yourself, what is your purpose? Well, like Daniel Heaven a young game changer and founder of the Participate in Jamaica Movement (PIJAM), your purpose could very well be to serve your homeland. Initially, he had a passion...

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

The greatest wealth we will ever amass is good health, both physically and mentally. So, we should exercise regularly, eat healthily and consume plenty of water. Yet, for us ladies, this asset can be significantly diminished by unpreventable growths...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Undeniably, the person who you are today, is not the person you were yesterday or the day before. Today, you're stronger, crossing bridges you have never dreamt of crossing. You're also wiser and triumphantly...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Quite often, we've heard elders say, "One's attitude will determine his or her altitude". This is indisputable. Your place in society is not always determined by where you come from, the wealth you have or don't have, or what others can do for you....

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Having a baby is a joyful moment for some women, but not for others. Postpartum depression is a mental condition that plagues women, thrusting them in profound despair, misery, and downheartedness at the thought or sight of their newborn. Janelle...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

The season of intense fun and revelry is on. With your costume ready and your sneakers in hand, ladies it is time to 'wuk dutty,' jump, and gyrate those hips to the beat of sweet soca music. Yes, you will sweat, but you will agree that you still...

Published:Monday | March 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

It is said if you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life. The pressures would be fewer and absolutely we will be more satisfied with our accomplishments, whether they are epic or trivial. For you, that could be singing, crafting or...

Published:Monday | March 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Dr James Mills, a stress consultant in Jamaica, says anxiety is one of the most common expressions of mental stress and a possible indicator that a larger problem could be looming on the horizon."Anxiety is the fear of something. There is a limbic...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

It's owned by Kimone Knight, a creative and innovative cosmetic chemist who gets her works tested and approved by several medical doctors. It's based in Portmore and set sail in November 2017. Knight's interest in cosmetics began to brew when she...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

If you were to ask successful persons about their journey, some would likely tell you their life was like a roller coaster, often spiralling out of control, taking on sharp curves and going down steep...

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:08 AMRocheda Bartley

A single flower at times is all you need to show someone how much they are worth and to express your adoration. This all lies in the power of the language of flowers. With some sweetly scented and beautifully coloured petals, flowers speak volumes...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

While being motivated by life is a vague concept for many, for designer Daynia Beckford, it's a driving force."My mother always says, 'Once there is life, there is hope', and going through this life, sometimes you will feel helpless. But I consider...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

A little faith is all the fuel people need to drive away challenges. Kevin Williams knows the power of faith and the strengths that lie in believing in one's self. His faith is what has brought him...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Art is the dynamic instrument we use to bring our ideas and imagination to life, while science is the door which we open to understand the laws of nature. These are two separate worlds, however, when fused, they can produce...

Published:Monday | February 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Quite often, you will hear persons boast about the wonderful things they have accomplished. You'll hear them hail themselves as survivors, champions, and conquerers. Usually their moment of gloating ends with 'I'm just too blessed to be stressed'....

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Life is definitely what you make it. Your purpose and victories depend solely on you. Good life choices can get you as far as you want to go, maybe climb the highest mountain or swim the deepest sea. But you can...

Published:Thursday | February 8, 2018 | 3:00 PMRocheda Bartley

It cannot be overstated how important it is to get a proposal right. The setting must be perfect, and many women will agree that the ring should sparkle. It’s one of the most memorable moments in a couple’s life, especially...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Jogo bonito! If you're a football enthusiast, you should know exactly what I mean. It's simply: 'play beautiful'. After all, football is, as they say, a beautiful game. Football, however, can be more than a game. For some women, it's the audacious...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Imagine what the world would be without sports. There would be no Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Lionel Messi, Shelly-Ann Fraser, or the legendary Usain Bolt. Sports lovers who depend on the exciting games for oxygen to survive would think of life as...

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