HEALTH AND FITNESS

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer affects women and in some cases men all over the world. October is observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in America and some Caribbean...

Make your weekends more meaningful

The best weekends don’t just happen when you are on vacation. You can enjoy meaningful weekends at home, with others or alone. A typical...

Regain Control…Take the Power Back

Recently a series of funny memes titled “What People Think _____________s (fill in the blank with a job title) Do” made the social media...

All Work & No Play…How to create work-life balance

Professional development sessions, setting up the classroom, getting to know new students and colleagues; these are just a few of the myriad of things that...

Cheryl is overcoming breast cancer with cheerfulness and optimism

Colour Me Pink Special Feature: Educator, Cheryl Jones-Allie Cheryl Jones-Allie is a sixteen-year teaching veteran. She is originally from Atlanta, Georgia but took up a...

Useful dental habits for children

"Give me the children until they are seven and anyone can have them after that." - St. Francis Xavier This is an old adage that...

Child Abuse … look for the signs

Educators play an extremely important role in protecting children, in recognising and responding to abuse, as well as helping to prevent it. Considering how...

Here’s what you should know about Diabetes

The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that by 2030, diabetes will be the leading cause of death. According to WHO, in 2012, the disease was...

Glaucoma … The silent thief of vision

In a recent survey, blindness was ranked third behind cancer and heart disease, as most peoples’ major health related fear. One disease that specifically...

How to stay healthy this winter break

For many of us the winter break is a time of celebration, love, sharing with family and of course, gorging down on delicious holiday...