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Conference seeks to show women how to love themselves

Shena C Johnson wants every woman to know one vital thing about herself: “You’re worth it”.

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How the Lamaze method helps you during childbirth

The process of giving birth is a miraculous one. However, with so much information floating around, it can also be a nerve-wracking, anxiety-ridden time. To make things a bit easier, a local licenced educator recommends couples attending Lamaze classes.

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Embracing the all-natural you

There are two positive trends that Morgan Pearson follows when it comes to both her personal and professional life: the organic movement and the increased embracing of natural hair within the black community.

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BTVI exchange programme ignites a fire in Edwinique

“When I came to BTVI, I never once imagined that this would’ve been the gateway God used to let my desires come to fruition.”

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LIFE LINES: Technology, like medicine, has side effects

Technology – a blessing and sometimes a curse. The worldwide web, the internet and a plethora of social media are firmly entrenched in our daily lives. There is now a generation which knows nothing of a life without social media. In 1990/91 the worldwide web was born, and although universal usage is a mere 20 or so years old and still growing exponentially, we rarely stop to think about a downside and yet there are significant signs that there are many relating to our emotional well-being and personal relationships.

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A poetic expression of womanhood

Inspired by Maya Angelou and with the goal to define womanhood in the 21st century in mind, Tamara Bethel returns with the second edition of her “Woman Thou Art” poetry showcase.

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A female friendship leads to the ‘Perfect Finish’

LAUNCHING a business is never easy. Add having a full-time job and tertiary studies to the mix and an entrepreneurial venture can seem far out of reach.

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LIFE LINES: Instinct and intuition – your inner compass

Intuition, instinct. Those two words are sometimes interchangeable although I would probably ascribe slightly different shades of meaning to each, as intuition frequently gets used pejoratively, especially when used as a phrase “woman’s intuition”. But I won’t go there today. Instead I want to talk about that innate sense of instinct or intuition when you just feel something – good or bad – about a situation or a person.

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‘Women largely ignored in planning for natural disasters’

Women tend to suffer more during and after natural disasters. We have learned lessons from Long Island and Ragged Island, but these seem to have evaporated into the ether.

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Traumatised by wigs? Bahamian men weigh in on hairy controversy

WHEN it comes to beauty accessories, wigs have become a woman’s best friend. They are relatively easy to install, versatile when it comes to styling, and can give you a professional salon look without too much effort and in record-breaking time.

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Tanesha finds a new purpose

“Though she be but little she is fierce.” This quote by Shakespeare fits Tanesha Jemison perfectly. At age 35, this petite mom-of-three has had her fair share of challenges – being abandoned by her mother at age five, a brush with assault, living in an environment which instilled fear in her, and an injury which changed the course of her career. But today, she believes her life is finally on the right track.

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Start battling aging skin today

We all have a different genetic code that determines how we age. It is permanently imprinted on your DNA whether you will get crows’ feet or brow furrows, develop acne, and how quickly you’ll tan or burn. Although genetics play a part in how we age, our lifestyle and diet are also major contributing factors. Aging is inescapable. However, the way we age isn’t, and you can fight it. You can have a vibrant complexion and enjoy beautiful skin at any age, provided you start now.

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Atlantis Team Members support Susan G Komen Race For The Cure

Having served as a corporate sponsor for the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure since its inception in the Bahamas, Atlantis saw numerous employees brave lower than normal temperatures last Saturday morning to show their support for those battling cancer as well as cancer survivors.

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Local businesswomen head into 2020 with determination

AS cliché as it may sound, the start of a new year is also the start of a new journey for many people.

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‘First Lady of Modern Gospel’ Yolanda Adams speaks to Bahamian women

GRAMMY Award-winning gospel artist Yolanda Adams was a special guest speaker at the second annual AICPA-CIMA Global Leadership Women’s Summit here in Nassau, which has been hailed a success by its organisers.