Cystic fibrosis genes causes mucus builds up in areas such as your pancreas as well as your lungs. The mucus becomes very thick and the individual will have problems breathing. Other related issues will include growth, digestion and nutrition issues. Unfortunately, there is no cure for the disease and the cystic fibrosis life expectancy varies … Continue reading Health: Cystic Fibrosis
The Arthritis disease is actually inflammation in the joints. When injury occurs that joint becomes tender, painful, stiff and swollen. If the inflammation is there for an extended period then the tissues will be permanently damaged. A joint is located where two bones meet and this can be in areas such as your hands, fingers, … Continue reading Health and Lifestyle: What causes the Arthritis disease?
For someone who loves to shop or investigate the services of merchandise business; then the job of a mystery shopper will be appealing. This particular assignment allows a shopper to evaluate the products and services offered by any company. This opportunity has grown over the years due to the accessibility of the internet to millions … Continue reading Jamaican Lifestyle: The Pros and Cons of being a mystery shopper
Can you remember when you were younger walking into stores and scanning through all the beauty magazines? Did you used to have a stash of beauty magazines in your room? This is a common practice among women. It is almost an essential item in our own private stash; that of having a beauty magazine tucked … Continue reading Jamaican Lifestyle: Transitioning from Beauty magazines to beauty blogs
Deep conditioning (DC) is important to maintaining healthy and happy hair – natural or relaxed. If performed on a regular basis, this treatment helps our hair retain moisture and protects it “deep” within the fiber to support the hair until the next treatment. The protective action of regular conditioners last only a few days. Therefore, … Continue reading Why Should We Deep Condition Our Hair?
Today is International Women’s Day however women should be celebrated every day. They are the pillars and corner stone of our homes, communities and society. They are the ones who often shape us as individuals and provide unconditional love. Being a strong role model and nurturer, women play their roles selflessly. They sacrifice to ensure … Continue reading Salute to Jamaican women on International Women’s Day
While pursuing my studies in counselling, I noticed that all the books we used were from overseas authors. As such, I decided to ensure that I represented for our country as well. It is the responsibility of writers, who can, to not be selfish in their endeavors, but to think about our countries welfare as … Continue reading Book Excerpt On The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Denise N. Fyffe
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe Being in a Jamaican relationship, means that you will have to think about the needs of someone else; you get to know this persons likes and dislikes. You also celebrate special events with them like an anniversary or a birthday. Birthdays have a … Continue reading Jamaican Lifestyle: The best gift ideas for your spouse
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe Spirochete a type of bacterium causes Lyme disease. Usually people who are exposed to deer ticks or western black-legged ticks get this illness. The transfer is through a tick bite. The disease is not limited to the USA; it is also found in … Continue reading Jamaican Health: Signs and Treatment of Lyme Disease
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe Convenience is one of the main reasons to shop online. You will never find a better method to fulfill this requirement. You never have to leave your home to go anywhere, or spend on gas, transportation or any other miscellaneous item. When you … Continue reading Jamaican Lifestyle: Shopping online for affordable/cheap shoes
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2016, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe There are thousands of people walking around who have a shopping addiction, in Jamaica and the world at large. Their addiction is that of being a shopaholic. This is can be a very adverse condition that depending on the individual can affect their … Continue reading Confessions of a Jamaican Shopaholic
Depression affects about 16% of persons living in the United States. In Australia, one in four women and one in eight men will suffer from depression. About twice as many women as men report or receive treatment for clinical depression, though this imbalance is shrinking over the course of recent history; this difference seems … Continue reading Video: Let’s Talk Depression
From L to R: Paula Kerr-Jarrett, Wes Hall, Kirk-Anthony Hamilton, Michael Roberts Roger Grant. Courtesy of Photographer Orriane Murray Typically when an article mentions Jamaica, it’s part of a list of nice places to visit in the Caribbean, a port of call for a cruise ship or maybe part of a profile on Reggae music. Jamaica … Continue reading Can This Man Help Turn Jamaica Into The Next London Or New York?
The journey of life is better experienced if you pace yourself. If you choose to go too fast, go after the high life, live in the realms of vanity, you will fizzle fairly quickly. And... If you tread slowly, almost at a stand still, rejecting change, motivation or opportunity; you are sure to be left … Continue reading The Journey of Life, Pace Yourself
Many couples go salsa dancing every weekend. Some believe it keeps them in touch with their Cuban heritage and friends, while being far from family or home. Others enjoy the sensuality of the music and movements. This sexy dance often ignites a sensual feeling or mood in its participants and onlookers. Many people upon seeing … Continue reading Escape with Salsa Dancing
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2016, Denise N. Fyffe There are many diet plans to lose weight programs you can access if you are interested in losing weight. Many people often opt to do a fast weight loss diet plan and hope to shed the pounds quickly. This is not often the best way. … Continue reading Jamaican Lifestyle: Cellulite, weight loss through diet and exercise
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe The Arthritis disease is actually inflammation in the joints. When injury occurs that joint becomes tender, painful, stiff and swollen. If the inflammation is there for an extended period then the tissues will be permanently damaged. A joint is located where two bones … Continue reading Jamaican Health and Lifestyle: What you should know about The Arthritis disease
Shopping is a favourite past time of many women. They find pleasure in getting all the latest designs in jewellery, shoes, clothes and all manner of fashion accessories. Shopping is addictive as well. You get the same high as you would from taking drugs or alcohol. The sad fact is that not all off the … Continue reading Understanding a Shopaholic’s Addiction
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2011, Poetess Defy, Denise Fyffe Depression affects about 16% of persons living in the United States. In Australia, one in four women and one in eight men will suffer from depression. About twice as many women as men report or receive treatment for clinical depression, though this imbalance is … Continue reading Jamaican Health: Getting treatment for depression is important
You don’t know as much about sex, as you think you do. It is the opinion of most, that the necessity for most human beings is sex. Sex is a carnal desire that drives men and women to desperate and unexplained actions. It has a power that most people cannot comprehend. It causes marriages to … Continue reading Sex Advice, What your partner ain’t telling you
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2014, defy, Denise N. Fyffe Stop Faking. Women, who does it really help? Who lies frustrated? Constantly complaining? Missing out on the best that sex has to offer? We women. Men, you need a reality check; some of you. You are all not God's gift to women in the … Continue reading Jamaican Relationships: Sex Advice, You don’t know as much about sex, as you think you do – Part 2
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2014, Denise N. Fyffe You don't know as much about sex, as you think you do. The basic necessity for most human beings is sex. This carnal desire that drives men and women to desperate and unexplainable actions, has a power that most people cannot explain. This act causes … Continue reading Jamaican Relationships: Sex Advice, You don’t know as much about sex, as you think you do – Part 1
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe It seems every season there is a political quandary afoot. Today, the thorn in the political parties flesh is Olint. For those who have a lapse in memory, and only those who did not lose hundreds of thousands or millions in this scheme … Continue reading Burning the Political Fires, a flint of Olint
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2013, Denise N. Fyffe Gambling is very fun, exciting and can be overly addictive. There are millions of people each year that cannot resist the urge to gamble. Many are lured by the bright lights and promises. But essentially and at its core it is the diversion, the distraction, … Continue reading Jamaican Gambling: Are You at Risk for Problem Gambling?
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the first black South African to hold the office, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on … Continue reading Remembering, Who was Nelson Mandela