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

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Tips for Cold and Flu Season: What the Colour of Your Mucus Means

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 the Colour of Your Mucus Means

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

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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