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?

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

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

  Introduction Mrs. Goodrich showed up to the Fairies Secondary School as usual, looking forward to the challenges that would greet her in her chosen profession, as a School counsellor. Her day was particularly hectic and burdensome, as several boys got in trouble for missing classes and gathering at the back of the school and … Continue reading Book Excerpt On Jamaican Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Denise N. Fyffe

Jamaican Health: Alzheimer’s disease and the Illusive Memory

  People have the misconceptions that once you have the Alzheimer’s disease that you immediately start forgetting things. This is actually not the case. It is one of the brain diseases that progressively get worse over a period of time. Understanding the illness and getting a diagnosis from a medical practitioner from early, will help … Continue reading Jamaican Health: Alzheimer’s disease and the Illusive Memory

Tips for Cold and Flu Season: What Is the Difference between Mucus and Phlegm

This season, I caught both a cold in February 2016 and the Flu in June 2016. I conclude, the strains have changed because, they were both devastating and I seem to catch them every two years or so. The Flu had me at home for two weeks. I had majority of the symptoms and my nights … Continue reading Tips for Cold and Flu Season: What Is the Difference between Mucus and Phlegm

Feature on The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

Credentials of the School Counsellor Most professionals are guided by ethical standards for which their members may be held accountable and professional practice improved. Relatively young professions such as school counselling, develop these standards over time and they become systematized in codes. From these standards and guidelines the responsibilities that govern school counsellors are derived. … Continue reading Feature on The Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

How does Education and Gender impact on work?

Feature on The Jamaican Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

Introduction It should be made particularly apparent that there is no separate distinction between the roles and responsibilities of a school counsellor. Seemingly, no understandable approach was identified to distinguish or separate what are roles, versus, what are responsibilities. What can be said however is that responsibilities are dependent on the type of role that … Continue reading Feature on The Jamaican Guidance Counsellor’s Handbook by Author Denise N. Fyffe

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 Research: Caribbean Family Diversity – Part 2

The Factors responsible for such Family Diversity Family Forms Just as there are different functions of a Caribbean family unit so too is there various forms of the family, expanding across all countries, nations, cultures and ethnic groups.  There are seven basic types of families in the world: Nuclear - parents and one or more children; Single Parent - … Continue reading Jamaican Research: Caribbean Family Diversity – Part 2

Jamaican Research: Caribbean Family Diversity – Part 1

The various family forms found in the Caribbean By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2015, Denise N. Fyffe Introduction The family, in many ways, is the birthplace of society. It is our most basic economic, political, and social unit. It is within the Caribbean family that individuals first learn the value of work and the worth … Continue reading Jamaican Research: Caribbean Family Diversity – Part 1

Jamaican Health and Lifestyle: Mango Heaven in Jamaica (Benefits of eating mango)

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2013, Denise N. Fyffe Its spring and I am in mango heaven. Jamaica mango season is here. Unlike past mango seasons where I had to depend on the neighbor’s trees and going to the market, this season I have several mango trees of my own. Julie, blacky and stringy mangoes … Continue reading Jamaican Health and Lifestyle: Mango Heaven in Jamaica (Benefits of eating mango)

How does Education and Gender impact on work?

Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 3

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2014, Denise N. Fyffe Education The community needs individuals to perform a wide array of crucial functions if it is to prosper but if a community elects to reward only a small number of those functions, say, entrepreneurial success, then a condemnation of that society ensues. As a neo-Darwinian, … Continue reading Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 3

How does Education and Gender impact on work?

Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 4

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2014, Denise N. Fyffe Conclusion Plato in an argument that was remarkable for his time, took the position that women were not, by their sex alone, unqualified to be guardians of the republic. However, in the selection of guardian only those traits and competencies long associated with male public … Continue reading Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 4

How does Education and Gender impact on work?

Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 2

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2014, Denise N. Fyffe History of Work Since Philosophy is the art, which teaches us how to live, those who are most successful in the state are those who have the most interest in prolonging the state as it is and according to (Fowles, 1964. The Aristos) they are … Continue reading Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 2

How does Education and Gender impact on work?

Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 1

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2014, Denise N. Fyffe Introduction ‘Philosophy is a field of study in which people question and create theories about the nature of reality. It includes diverse subfields such as aesthetics, epistemology, ontology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and law. Philosophers concern themselves with such fundamental and mysterious topics as whether or … Continue reading Jamaican Research: How does Education and Gender impact on work? Part 1