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Beyoncé Looks Like Royalty at TIDAL’s Hurricane Benefit Concert

The concert benefited those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. A few surprise performers made appearances throughout the show, including Swizz Beatz and T.I.,...

Top Family Vacation Recommendations

BY: VANESSA ERDELYI So many destinations, which one will you choose? Are you having a hard time deciding where to spend your family vacation? I have a few recommendations for you. Firstly, if you are a family and you are travelling on a tight budget it’s still possible to head to the islands for your […]

Selective Mutism

BY: ALLISON BROWN This past week a reader asked me to write about selective mutism.  Each request for a topic allows me to share information in a way that is easy to understand.  I want to remind readers that it is important to build relationships with your primary care provider,  either a physician and or […]

Let’s Do the Twist

BY: TRISHA CURLING  Discussing the benefits of yoga is an endless conversation. The many aspects and the way that both our practice and our lives change to reflect the other allows us to travel along the journey of yoga with a continued sense of curiosity and learning. Even after doing the same pose 100 times, […]

How to Apply False Eyelashes

BY: KIZZY COURTNEY Beautiful long eyelashes make eyes look bigger, fuller and more appealing. Sadly, not all of us are blessed with such lashes. Applying false lashes is an art that many of us have yet to master. And a bad application can literally leave you in tears, ruining your makeup in the process. When choosing […]

5 Types of Yoga Endorsed By Hollywood’s Elite

Adopting the different training tenets of yoga can lead to multiple benefits that can make your body stronger and your mind sharper. This is why Hollywood celebrities have tapped into this form of exercising as they balance the hassles of their high-pressured jobs with a consistently gruelling work schedule. Furthermore, apart from being a low-impact […]

Makeup and the Workplace

BY: KIZZY COURTNEY  Makeup for the workplace is one of the toughest things to get right. I mean early mornings can be hell for some as it is, with making sure your outfit is right, eating a healthy breakfast, or wrangling your kids out the door. Sitting down to do your makeup is the last […]


BY: TRISHA CURLING  Straight up?  I love them.  I was first attracted to inversions because I thought it would just be really cool to be able to say that I could do a headstand. They are, however, much more than just really cool poses to execute. Inversions have so many benefits for both body and […]

How Much Is Your Dignity Worth? Long-Term Care

BY: ANDREW STEWART  Getting Old! I don’t know about you, but the chirpy tales about ageing, you know, the ones that tell us that age is just a state of mind, that “30 is the new 20” and “60 is the new 40” and “80 the new 60” is getting out of hand. Sure, aging […]

Juvenile Diabetes

BY: ALLISON BROWN  Getting the news that your child has been diagnosed with juvenile diabetes or type 1 diabetes, or insulin-dependent diabetes as it is also called is a very hard one.  As a parent, you want to know what you did wrong. There is the initial shock of the diagnosis and then the ensuing […]

Hurricane Irma & Maria

BY: VANESSA ERDELYI  Hurricane Irma has been the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic, since Hurricane Catrina in 2005. It was deemed a category 5 by the National Hurricane Center. Tragically many lives were lost. Rest in Peace. Hurricane Irma has caused over 60 billion dollars worth of damage.  Many people were injured, without power, water, […]

Real Housewives of Orange County’s Lydia McLaughlin Wants Your Mom to Start Rocking Chokers

"Those are hip and moms are hip," she shared with us while wearing BCBG and three pieces from her jewelry line at Newport Beach's...

Let’s Talk Fenty Beauty

BY: KIZZY COURTNEY Rihanna is the latest celebrity to enter the cosmetics business. After two years of development and months of teasing, Rihanna’s debut makeup line Fenty Beauty is finally here! Fenty Beauty launched September 8, 2017, in Sephora worldwide! The beauty line includes foundations and highlighters, which are meant to complement all skin tones and is […]


BY: TRISHA CURLING  You’re in the right place.  I am still talking about yoga, I am not talking about Spanish appetizers.  Iyengar, in his book The Tree of Yoga, describes tapas as “… a burning desire to cleanse every cell of our body and every cell of our senses, so that the senses and the […]

Back-to-School Tips & Insurance

BY: ANDREW STEWART Starting the new school year can be a time of great excitement… and anxiety. This year I had mixed emotions about school starting again. Although it will be nice to no longer have to plan eight-hour stretches of entertainment (“Sure, we can play ‘can you find me under the blanket’ for the […]

Where Will Your Next Adventure Take You?

BY: AMANDA STANCATI Everyone’s travel style is different. If you’re stuck between two options, we can help you decide which one is best. Cruise vs all-inclusive vacation For sun-seekers, both cruises and all-inclusive resorts provide a relaxing escape and beautiful surroundings, but there are key differences to help you decide between them. If your vacation […]

Essential Tremor

BY: ALLISON BROWN Recently, a very special family friend asked me if I could write an article about Essential Tremor (ET).  I was quite happy to learn that I do have a following of readers who look forward to my article bi-weekly.  I am humbled by the opportunity to share health information as a way […]

How To Pay Unpaid Property Tax in Jamaica

As people from the Caribbean immigrate to foreign countries like Canada, USA and UK, we left behind properties that would been immediately repossessed by...

The Home Cook: Scrambled Eggs,Spinach and Bananas

Jamaican meals are always vibrant and tasty but sometimes it takes a little while to put them together. If you are looking for an...


BY: ALLISON BROWN We hear the term fibroids quite a lot, but what are fibroids anyway?  This article will provide information about fibroids. Fibroids are firm, compact tumors that are made of smooth muscle cells and fibrous connective tissue that develop in the uterus.  Roughly 20% to 50% of women of reproductive age have fibroids, […]

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