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COLUMN – Herbal remedy

Herbal medicines. They can be found in health stores, supermarkets, gyms, and even the vendors’ tray at the vegetable market. From all accounts, in Barbados and around the world, this “traditional” form of medication is becoming an increasingly popular choice for many today, as people often make self-medication decisions, based on information from the Internet, […]

Get moving to a longer life!

  Get moving! You simply can’t escape it. Exercise is not merely just good for you; it could very well be your ticket to long life. Exercise not only keeps you in tip-top shape, but it can boost your mood and build your defence against developing chronic diseases. Health Today is giving you a headstart […]

Coping with ADHD

  Denise Bynoe’s son Malcolm was like any other child – active and curious – but over time she became increasingly worried about his performance at school. Malcolm attended a prestigious private school but he was having a difficult time and Denise had no idea what was wrong. “The reading part of it was really, […]

Sharing the cancer victory

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.” – Eleanor Roosevelt.     Sandra Blenman never realized just how much strength she had until there was no choice but to be strong. Adversity has invaded her life for the past four years, threatening her […]

Landis: Health research is key

  Behind every discovery of new medical treatment is research. In fact, experts insist that advances in medical care and public health allow us to live longer. The Chronic Disease Research Centre, set up more than two decades ago by the School of Clinical Medicine and Research, at the University of the West Indies, Cave […]

What’s healthy to you?

So you think you are healthy? Diagnosis: “We are more unhealthy then past generations.” Tim (not his real name) a long time vendor on Swan Street declares he’s healthy because of regular checks with his doctor. His friend Paul who is standing next to him inviting busy shoppers to purchase from his offerings of apples, […]

Health healers united?

The Ministry of Health will seek ways for holistic therapy groups, faith-based organisations and conventional health practitioners to work together for the well being of Barbadians. So says Minister of Health John Boyce, who told the opening of a Holistic Health Fair on Sunday. “All those who are participating in the healing of Barbadians are […]

Men on a mission

Barbadian award-winning urban/pop gospel group A Few Good Men is scheduled to return home on March 9 with great stories to tell from its six-month trip to Thailand, India and Nepal. The three-man vocal entity of brothers Reeco and Reemon and friend Kyle was quite busy on a quest for God with Youth With A Mission. […]

Reiki control, yes!

As more Barbadians seek alternative treatment, the holistic community in Barbados should be regulated, says Samantha Nelson-Kirwan, vice-president of the Barbados Reiki Association, the registered governing body for holistic therapists practising in Barbados. Nelson-Kirwan said her association would accept the community being regulated by local authorities, especially on the heels of Minister of Tourism Richard […]

Written word needs a boost

The quality of written communication is declining, says debate facilitator at the Alexandra School, Rosemary Rudder. And she is calling for something to be done urgently to pull it back. The Alexandra School are the winners of the inaugural National Secondary School Debate. Speaking at this morning’s presentation of prizes to the top two teams […]

Think positive thoughts

Choosing empowerment and positivity, or negativity and unhappiness, is a decision that you’re making every day, whether you realise it or not.

Events that cause stress

Stress is a feeling that’s created when we react to particular events. It’s the body’s way of rising to a challenge and preparing to meet a tough situation with focus, strength, stamina, and heightened alertness.

Relationships and change

We are witnessing the evolution of relationships. There is a great change taking place on all levels, our views of relationships are changing, the way we do courting and with whom is also evolving.

Let children be children

Has it ever crossed your mind that we can try to live our children’s life for them, passing on our prejudices and fears.

Support your child for 11 Plus

Common Entrance can be a difficult time for both parents and children.

Trusting in divine guidance

It may seem strange to experience one part of you that feels longing, devotion, and love for God, and another part of you that is terrified to let go and place your life more fully in God’s hands.

Greatness within us

Greatness where does it come from?

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