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Michelle Miller Motivationals: Do you have a compelling reason?

It was the great William Shakespeare who said, “Strong reasons make strong actions”.When it comes to setting goals that will take your life higher, do you have a compelling reason to take strong action?As a life coach and therapist, many people come

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Willie Mae Pratt girls enjoy end-of-term weekend

The Willie Mae Pratt Centre for Girls bid goodbye to its 2016/17 term with a fun-filled weekend for both its residents and officials.Organised by the centre’s 2016/17 committee, which was spearheaded by Chairwoman Krysta A Mason-Smith, the “Farewell

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Life after 40

It has been two years since Nicole “Nicc” Burrows documented turning 40 in her short film “Almost 40”.

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Shopping from home made easy

Bahamian women are continuing to make major strides in the world of entrepreneurship, coming up with innovative ideas and utilising modern technology to unlock new businesses ventures.Two such women are Parris Barnes and Jerchovia Moxey, who have tak

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Eliminating discrimination against women and girls

Over the last few years, the Bahamas has encountered a number of international challenges with regard to discrimination, and especially to discrimination against women and girls.

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Bernique Percentie says it with a song

A new trend is catching among Bahamians who are looking to do something unique for their loved ones on special occasions. Instead of the traditional bouquet of flowers or chocolates, people are choosing to have their family members and friends seren

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Young girls encouraged to find their purpose

IT was an uplifting and inspiring occasion for the young members of a local girls organisation who were honoured during a special awards ceremony which promoted living with purpose.The Purpose Driven Young Ladies Club (PDYLC) recently held its annual

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Bahamian beauties head to Nashville for pageant

FIVE Bahamian beauties are making their way to Nashville, Tennessee, this week to compete at the International Junior Miss Scholarships Programme.The local pageant, International Junior Miss Bahamas which was held in February of this year, crowned fi

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Life through Melissa Alcena's lens

Some people know what they were born to do from a very young age. They dashed around with stethoscopes wrapped around their necks, “healing” everyone in sight, or walked behind mommy in the kitchen, helping bake cakes and tripping over an apron much

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MICHELLE MILLER MOTIVATIONALS: Are you treating yourself better?

While the idea of treating yourself better may sound simple as pie, many find this concept somewhat difficult. Simply because it is difficult to treat yourself better if you are stuck in a bitter place. More than this, in order to be better you must

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Bahamian artist reclaims image of the black woman

AS the only black woman in all of her classes at the Rhode Island School of Design, Gabrielle Banks is well acquainted with the feeling of isolation. And finding ways to share her experiences with a majority white community is something the artist is often tasked with.

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Considering the impact of serious and deepening inequality

We seem to be defining the way our society works through a series of inequalities that mean that people, especially young people, are totally excluded from the possibility of success. This kind of social exclusion and inequality is built around class

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MICHELLE MILLER MOTIVATIONALS: Is the fear of failure stopping you?

In more ways than you can imagine almost everyone is held hostage by their fears. Whether it is the fear of rejection, humiliation, or the infamous fear of failure. Fear is our most primal emotion. Left unaddressed it becomes the traffic signal of ou

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Women get 'activated' at relaxing retreat

ANOTHER year, another successful retreat for motivational speaker and success coach Sharell Carroll, who continued to help women let their guard down while they recharged and refocused on their personal goals. During the recent ‘Activate Retreat’ at

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Zonta training for unemployed women gets unprecedented interest

The Zonta Club of New Providence (ZCNP) has gotten an unprecedented amount of applications for its fourth annual workforce readiness programme dedicated to unemployed women, receiving nearly 100 submissions for the three-week job training initiative.

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