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Providing knowledge and hope

PROVIDING breast cancer survivors with first-hand information on how to improve the quality of their lives was the aim of the first health seminar hosted by the Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group last Saturday.

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New project to show love and appreciation to five special cancer patients

AFTER witnessing how a co-worker struggled to care for her mother who was suffering from cancer, Diann Russell was moved to launch a unique initiative to help ease the burden on families caring for their sick loved ones.

Bahamas joins in global celebration of women in ICT careers

THIS Thursday, the Bahamas will join more than 150 countries around the world in encouraging young women to consider careers in the field of information and communication technology (ICT).

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BUN IN THE OVEN: Show me your best side

They say that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”, and yes, we all have things that we like and find attractive in others.

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Michelle Miller Motivationals: Are you taking focused action?

One of the best prescriptions for achieving personal success is the habit of taking focused action. Nothing happens without action. Despite all the talking, preparing and/or planning, only action will make the thing happen.

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Waiting for the right time

Bahamian doctor-turned-author promotes purpose before romance

SHE may be able to heal the wounds of her patients, but no amount of medication could alleviate the pain Bahamian doctor Lorneka Joseph experienced after being rejected and left broken by her past romantic relationships.

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Should women be ordained priests?

Women, their roles and their plethora of issues, have been a long time favourite topic of mine, ever since I became literate.

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CHAMPS celebrates six years of empowering women

The CHAMPS organisation, which stands for “Chosen, Honoured, Appointed, Motivated, Positive Sisters”, will celebrate its sixth anniversary with several unique events.

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BUN IN THE OVEN: Three things every woman wants to know

It’s funny how most men think women can be difficult creatures. Sure, we’re emotional, sensitive, pondering human beings, but we’re not that complicated.

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Michelle Miller Motivationals: It takes unstoppable confidence to go the distance

Imagine how much further you would throw your ball of possibility if you had unstoppable confidence. How many roadblocks would you knock out of your way or how many mountains would you climb?

Family violence: What is the role we play?

Research shows that children who grow up in dysfunctional homes are more likely to be violent and to have problems with addiction.

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Wellness coach Kiara Smith promotes holistic living

Encouraging holistic living and helping people to sustain a healthy lifestyle has been a major goal for local wellness coach Kiara Smith.

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Girl Guides host ‘Block-a-thon’ to help build new headquarters

The Bahamas Girl Guides Association (BGGA) continues to pursue its vision – to make the organisation a movement of choice for girls and young women in the Bahamas.

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Can we talk about gender equality?

The country seems to be hitting a stride as once again last week another video appeared on Facebook and Whatsapp of a young girl being beaten, this time with a shower curtain rod. We have been debating at length the need for a policy on gender as well as the need to create equality between men and women.

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BUN IN THE OVEN: Questions you should never ask a woman who has just had a baby

It’s a challenging time for women shortly after giving birth. Not only are hormones still running amok, but having to deal with the trauma of birth, especially all of the body changes, is not fun. Adjusting to life with a newborn is not always seamless, even for a seasoned parent. Pair that with the lack of sleep, and it can become very overwhelming.