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Teen business owner aims to boost self-esteem in others

At just 17 years old, Elliyah Miller is proud to call herself a business owner and founder of Deshea’s Treasure Box.For Elliyah, the reality of owning a business has taught her discipline, and has also given her new motivation to always be her best.

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LIFE LINES: The art of being happy

How do we define happiness? If we were asked each of us would probably offer up a different answer or perhaps perhaps struggle for the answer. We often seem to think that happiness is or should be a kind of permanent blissful state with no interrupti

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Loving those who forget

TAREA Sturrup, a local fashion model and marketeer, is using her platform to raise awareness of dementia – a condition her 76-year-old grandmother and numerous other elderly Bahamians are struggling with.The aspiring philanthropist, who is signed wit

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Older women: Changing the conversation

The “change of life” is a phrase usually applied to women going through menopause and, more often than not, is regarded as a negative happening both during that phase and when it is completed. True, for some women it can be a difficult time with dist

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Accentuating God-given beauty

The beauty industry is bigger than it has ever been. Thanks to influencers on Instagram and beauty gurus on YouTube, more young women – and men – are trying make-up tricks and tips in an attempt to apply makeup at an almost professional level. While

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Acclaimed US motivational speaker returns to The Bahamas

Lisa Nichols, a renowned American motivational speaker who aims to brings the sizzle to the serious message for women to recognise their financial power, will return to the Bahamas in October for the second “Live life Free” experience.One of the orga

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Boot camp beauties: Taking notes from a queen

It’s not every day you get to learn the tricks of the trade first-hand from a queen. So when the opportunity arises, you seize it. And that is exactly what participants in the boot camp of former Miss Bahamas World Chantal O’Brian event did.

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A sister’s legacy fulfilled after more than four decades

Veteran educator launches scholarship fund

Forty-six years after the death of her sister, author and veteran educator Janet Hutcheson is finally able to fulfil her beloved sibling’s legacy with the launch a special scholarship fund. This has been made possible through the discovery of nearly $25,000 which has been sitting dormant in a bank account for decades.

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Regency queens soar at international pageant

The Bahamas was the only country in the Caribbean region that managed to take top places in the recent Miss Regency International pageant held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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LIFE LINES: Keeping up in a changing world

“The cave you fear to enter, holds the treasure that you seek.” – Joseph Campbell

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Life after loss: Coping with a spouse’s death

New community seeks to support young widows

The death of a spouse can have a profound, often devastating impact on our lives.

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Parents and those expecting enjoy ‘Babycation’ expo

Parents, and well as moms- and dads-to-be, got to experience a fun ‘Babycation’ themed event at the British Colonial Hilton.

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Generations of Girl Guides, patrons turn out for soft launch in $800,000 fundraiser to complete headquarters

Long before the US women’s soccer team won its fourth World Cup title amidst cheers of fans round the world, there were young girls across the globe headed for success, many of them thanks to an international organisation – the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.

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LIFE LINES: Networking at work

The title of this column is deliberately ambiguous to enable a conversation about my two intended meanings: the necessity of so-called ‘networking’ for business purposes, and when or how it does or doesn’t work, with particular emphasis on how women perceive the use of networking.

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LIFE LINES: Change - a challenge or a threat?

Change of any kind is an adventure. The question is how you view this challenge? Is your attitude towards it positive, to be anticipated with excitement and interest as to the outcome or does it seem frightening and uncomfortable? The answer for most