Cystic-Fibrosis-Symptoms

Health: Cystic Fibrosis

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

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Health and Lifestyle: What causes the Arthritis disease?

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?

Jamaican Lifestyle: The Pros and Cons of being a mystery shopper

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

Jamaican Lifestyle: Transitioning from Beauty magazines to beauty blogs

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

Salute to Jamaican women on International Women’s Day

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

The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Denise N. Fyffe

Book Excerpt On The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Denise N. Fyffe

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

Jamaican Lifestyle: Shopping online for affordable/cheap shoes

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

Can This Man Help Turn Jamaica Into The Next London Or New York?

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?

Jamaican Health and Lifestyle: What you should know about The Arthritis disease

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

Jamaican Health: Getting treatment for depression is important

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

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, 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

Jamaican Relationships: Sex Advice, You don’t know as much about sex, as you think you do – Part 1

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

Jamaican Gambling: Are You at Risk for Problem Gambling?

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?