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July2018

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JunctionTalent DeliciousDelights
Mind&Body

Issue10-July2018

Contents

3-PostcardTravel
4-JunctionTalent:ProudofmyProfession!
5-JunctionTalent:SchoolazSkillz
6-Nature&You!
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17-BuildYourBrain!
18-BetheArtist
19-DoortotheFuture

W ordtotheReader Co l o p h o n

Theprincipalroutefrom thecapitalofJamaica-Kingston JunctionRide
-whichbringsonetoimportantplacesofinterest/capitals
suchasPortAntonioandPortMaria,theJunction,St.Mary Community Magazine
haslotstooffer...
'JunctionRideCommunityMagazine"hopestoshareallthis ISSN:0799-5458
Issue10,Volume1

July2018

andmorewithyou. DionneWright
Withinvaluablecontributionsfrom educationalandsocial
Allrightsreserved.

organisationsaswellasfrom communitymembersthemselves Noarticleorimagehereinmaybemodifiedor
usedinanyotherpublication,withouttheprior

theaim istomakethedifferencenotjustinyourday, writtenconsentofthepublisher.

butinyourlife. N icoleW right CONTACT:
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PostcardTravelwith Issue10-July2018

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DoverRacewayismereminutesawayomBrown”sTowninSt.AnnandwasoriginallythebackyardofAledChen-a
manwithsuchadeepdesiretoracethathebuilthisveryowncourse.Nowaworld-renowedcircuitracingspot,eachyear
quiteanumberofmeetstakeplacehere,especiallyduringtheperiodswithpublicholidays.
Traveling omtheJunction,onewouldgodown-directionAnnooBay-thenturnleſtattheRobertSchumanRound-
about.OnewouldthenpassthroughPortMariaandOchoRiosthenturnleſtattheRunawayBayintersection,drivingup
intothehillsforabout15minutes.
Fun,excitement,avarietyoffoodsanddrinksaswellaslovelysea-viewsguaranteedwhilemotorbikesandcarspumpup
one’sadrenalinelevel.Greatforthewholefamily!

3 JunctionRideCommunity Magazine

JunctionTalent
Issue10-July2018
Getfeatured
ProudofmyProfession!Entrepreneur inJRtoday!
Contactinfo

Anentrepreneurisanindividualwhofoundsandrunsasmallbusinessandassumesalltherisk atback.

andrewardoftheventure.Someonewhoexercisesinitiativebyorganizingaventuretotakebenefit

ofanopportunityand,asthedecisionmaker,decideswhat,how,andhow muchofagoodorservicewillbe

produced.Anentrepreneursuppliesriskcapitalasarisktaker,andmonitorsandcontrolsthebusinessactivities.

Theentrepreneurisusuallyasoleproprietor,apartner,ortheonewhoownsthemajorityofsharesinanincorporated

venture.AccordingtoeconomistJosephAloisSchumpeter(1883-1950),entrepreneursarenotnecessarilymotivated

byprofitbutregarditasastandardformeasuringachievementorsuccess.

http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/entrepreneur.html

Keith’s Hardware & Supplies

Castleton,St.Mary
1876-408-2712

cement.steel.lumber.zinc

plumbingfittings.fixtures

&lotsmore!

Mr.KeithChokelal,amanoffaithwhostartedfrom nothing,isone

who who believesthatperseverance,good character,manners,honesty,

loyalty& hardworkarethefoundationofsuccess.AcornerstoneoftheCastleton

communityhimself,hewasbornintheJunctionandhasliterallybuiltit,

M r.K eithChokelalbothwithpricelessservicestopersonsinneedaswellaswiththewide
rangeofbuildingsuppliesthathesellsathisstore.
HavingMgrso.JnenenifterhHraorruis-gBhurraelplethoraofoccupations,heisquiteaskilledindividual.However,itwasthroughworkingas

atrucker-haulinghardwaresupplies-thathewasguidedtoopeninghisveryownstore.

Theonlookermockedandsaidhehadnothing;thatwhatheattemptedwithobtainingarundownpropertywasa

wasteoftimeandenergy.

ButMr.Chokelalhadadream.Onethathecouldenvisionanddevelopinhismind’seye.

Forhim,onehastostartsmallwithwhatonehasandthenbuildonitwiththeprofit.

Inhisownwords,”ifoneplantsjustonebananaplanteachday,onewillgetaBUNCH ofbananaseverydayin

return.Somecanbeusedforsustenance,somesoldforprofittoenableinvestmentresultinginexpansion”.

Heseesdevelopmentasthebuildingofstrength:whenworkprogresses,bringingexperiencesandprofit,themind

growsanddevelopsandthebodyfollowssuit,allowingonetobehappyandtoenjoylife.Basically,onehastowork

inordertomeetone’sneedsandmakeoneselfhappy,withmind,bodyandspiritworkingtogether.

Themoreoneappliesoneself,themoreonelearnsandthemoreoneisabletodevelop.

Junctionhasalwaysalwaysbeenhomeandthisisnotlikelytochangeforamanwhohaslivedalmostthree-quarters

ofacenturythere.Despitehisextensivetravelsandexposures,thereisnowhereliketheJunctionwhichiscool,

peacefulandpopulatedwithlovingpeople.AnintegralroutewhichlinksthecapitalofJamaicatosomanybusi-

nessesandcommunities,theJunctionrouteisoneofakind.WhatmakesitevenmoreuniquearepeoplelikeMr.

KeithChokelal,thefounderoftheveryfirsthardwareontheJunctionroute(theonlyonethatwasinexistencefor

decades).Anentrepreneurwhoiscontentandhasnoregretsrehisinvestmentsandbusinesschoices,hehasplansto

offeradditionalservicesandextendhislineofsupplies.
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JunctionTalent Issue10-July2018
SchoolazSkillz

PhotosbyDenaeNugent

TimeseRichards&ChardaeNugent)oftheCastleton
Primary&JuniorHighSchoolsmilejoyfullyon
graduationday.

DW

Congratsonyour ChardaeNugentproudlydisplaysoneofher
graduationfrom the manyawardsforoutstandingperformanceat
secondarytotertiarylevel, theCastletonPrimary&JuniorHighSchool.
followingahighlycommendable ShemovesontotheQueensHighSchool.
andsuccessfultimeinhighschool.
5 JunctionRideCommunity Magazine

RIssue10-July2018 Nature&You!

ecreation
ocks!

There’snothingthatsays“Jamaican”more

thanourloveofmusicanddancing.

Wehaveaveryrichhistorywhichhasbeen

influencedbyagreatnumberofculturesandsoareable

topick,chooseandrefusethedancethatwewouldwant

topractise.

Weird butReal!Dancingdoesnothavetobeanexpensivehobby;onecan

simplyletmindandbodyswaytorythmswhileathome. SeaAngelsareveryfastswimmers
Nospecialclothingisneededanditmayevenmoreenjoy- thathavesmallfin-likeparapodia.
ableandbeneficialifdonewithoutthelimitsofshoesand TheyeatmostlySeaButterflies.
The name soundsbeautifuland
clothing. they are very attractive butin
Dancingresultsinbetterbalance,improvedmood,better simpleterms,theyareslugs.
hearthealthandcontroloverweight.Whilegivingaboost SeaAngelsonlyareshell-lessafter
tomusclestrength,enduranceandflexibility,thisactivity metamorphosis:thelarvahatches

whichhasnoagelimit,allowsonetoexpressselfandone’s withashellanddiscardsitsome
dayslater.
creativityaswellastoencouragefriendships.

Creative Crafts Pyrography
"Pyrographyorpyrogravureistheartofdecoratingwoodor

othermaterialswithburnmarksresultingfrom thecontrolled

applicationofaheatedobjectsuchasapoker.Itisalsoknown

aspokerworkorwoodburning.

Thehistoryofpyrographyisofanartthatoriginatedinpre-

history.Earlymandocumentedtheirlifeinpictures–ashasman

throughouttheages.

Drawingwasthefirstmethodthatmanusedtotellstoriesand

communicate.Andaftertheimportantdiscoveryoffire,the

earlyform of“woodburning”wasinvented. http://uberdoodles.com/pyrography/let-your-roots-show

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyrography,http://www.thepyrographytool.com/history-of-pyrography/

JunctionRideCommunity Magazine 6

Home'nHealth Issue10-July2018

Duringsummer, HealthCorner
avoidbeing‘inthesun’ Diabetes is a complexgroup ofdiseases
with a variety of causes. People with
Sbeatwefeen1t1aym anTd4ippm diabetes have high blood glucose,also
calledhighbloodsugarorhyperglycemia.
Diabetesisadisorderofmetabolism -the
way the body uses digested food for
Knowyourplants!energy.The digestive tractbreaks down
carbohydrates - sugars and starches
foundinmanyfoods-intoglucose,aform
PlantFact ofsugar that enters the bloodstream.
Withthehelpofthehormoneinsulin,cells
byDionneWright throughoutthe bodyabsorb glucose and

LeafofLife(asitisknownhereinJamaica) useitforenergy.Diabetesdevelopswhen
thebodydoesn'tmakeenoughinsulinoris
is native to Africa. It is every notabletouseinsulineffectively,orboth.
grandmother’s best friend.And forgood
reasontoo! Itisadiseasethatiscategorizedintotwo
A succulentlow maintenance plant,every groups:Type1abdType2.
homeandgardenshouldinrealityhaveit.
Rightlycalled LeafofLife,even long days Symptoms oftype 1 diabetes can start
quickly,inamatterofweeks.Symptomsof
afterremovalfrom the soil,its veryown type2diabetesoftendevelopslowly—over
leavescontinuetodraw lifefrom theplant thecourseofseveralyears—andcanbeso
andpushtheirownroots,springingmultiple mildthatyoumightnotevennoticethem.
plants.
Symptomsof type1andtype2diabetes
include:increasedurineoutput,excessive

Manyhaveitinteaform.Itisanexcellent thirst,weightloss,hunger,fatigue,
remedy for coughs, colds, sinusitis, skinproblems,slow healingwounds,
ashthma and other bronchialcomplaints. yeastinfections,andtinglingornumbness
Bruisedleaves oftheBryophyllum pinnatumit inthefeetortoes.
plant also make a soothing dressing for Some of the risk factors for getting
insectbites,bruises,boilsandulcers. diabetesincludebeingoverweightorobese,
leading a sedentary lifestyle, a family
IIn addition,LeafofLife is used to treat history of diabetes, hypertension (high
headaches,earaches,sprains and general bloodpressure),andlowlevelsofthe"good"
pains. cholesterol(HDL)andelevatedlevelsoftri-
glyceridesintheblood.

Treatmentfocusesonthe managementof
blood glucose,as wellas blood pressure
andcholesterol,tohelppreventadditional
healthproblems.

7 https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diabetes/overview/symptoms-causes

JunctionRideCommunity Magazine

Issue10-July2018 DeliciousDelights!

OurFavourite Mac‘n“cheese”
Foods
Macaroni(pasta)isfantabulous!
Macaroniandcheeseiseven Still,wouldyoubelievethatthemacaroniandcheese
greater.Therealdeal,thatis: itsellsintheAmericasarebannedinEurope?
The artificialcolors,Yellow 5 andYellow 6,have
-Macaroni
detrimentaleffects,especiallyonchildren.
-Butter
-Cheddarcheese Yellow5,alsoknownastartrazine,hasbeenlinkedto
allergicreactions,someofwhicharequitesevere,
-Milk
includingasthma,skinrashesandmigraines.Ithas
-Eggs
alsobeenassociatedwithtriggeringhyperactivity
-Salt
and other behavioral disorders in children,
-Pepper
http://52sundaydinners.com/recipes/real-macaroni-cheese/ includingADHD.

Unfortunatelyformany,macaroniand cheeseis Yellow 6,alsoknownassunsetyellow,hasalsobeen
thestufftheysellinabeautifullydecoratedboxatlinked tosometimes-severeallergicreactionsthat
thesupermarket.ThestuffthatcansitontheshelfaresimilartothosefoundwithYellow 5,including
asthma,skinrashesandmigraines.Ithasalsobeen
foryearsandyearsandnevergobad...
linked to triggering the same hyperactivity and

.RitseaolrmigaincainroIntailay.nOdnceheoefstheeceanarblieesttrraecceidpebsatcokbteo behavioral problems in children. Furthermore,
Yellow 6hasbeenlinkedtocausingadrenaltumors

foundwasoutlinedinLiberdecoquina,writtenin inlabanimals.
the13thcentury.
https://www.thealternativedaily.com/kraft-macaroni-and-cheese-ingredients-banned-overseas-not-u-s/

Itdoesn’tmatterthebrandyoubuyascolouringisa
TheAmericanclassicasweknowitpossiblycame regular.Yourfirstprioritymustbetoloveyourself
intobeingasaresultofThomasJeffersonencoun-andyourchildren.
tering the dish in Italyand then having itfre-Yellow,gooey,tasty,loved-by-allmac‘ncheese...
quentlyonhisreturntotheUSA.
Donotethatthecheesepowderdoesnothavea
In1937,Kraft,oneofthemostwell-knownbrandsstandardofidentitysetbytheFDAorinternational
launchedMac& CheeseduringtheDepression.standards,soitmaycontainwhateverasupplieror
Some50millionboxeswerepurchased during foodprocessorneedsitto.
WorldWarIIalonebecauseshopperscouldgetEnzymes,MSG,colouring,salt,flavours...
twoboxesforonefoodrationstamp.
What’sreallyinyourbox?
Today,itissoldbythebillions.
Makeitfrom scratch!

1creamcrackers:$70

Shop right..Fish(fresh-from-the-sea)1Te'faruit'bagjuice:$30

Callaloostuffedroastfish,servedwithroastyam &roastVripSeplantain

MoneyTight!!!Chilledsugarcanejuicaenall-naturalmeal!
BanaCnoaccoankuetwbliitshshiocen-ecyr-eaalmmo(nhdomnuet-mbuatdtee1ri'injceitnhlgelyb(h'leocnmodece-orm)naudte:)$100

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TantalizingTalesoJfuthnection Issue10-July2018

TheFearlessFatherpart2-cont’dfrom JR9,June2018 ContributedbyMr.G;writtenbyDionneWright

Inthecoolofthenightasthestarstwinkledabove,thetwoworkedtogethersidebyside,sharingtheir
thoughtsinundertonesastheanimalsofthedarkwentabouttheirbusiness,somehoppingandcroaking
whileotherswhistledandwhizzedby.
Sweatdrenchedtheirthincottonshirtsastheycarriedrocksfrom theriverwhichshimmeredandhummed
amerrytuneinthesoftlightofthemoon.Thedistancetotravelwasgreat.Thesteep,unforgivinghillsof
theJunctionwentupandupandthenupsomemore.Thenarrow littlefootpathwascoveredwith
pebblesthatthreatenedtotakeone’sfooting.
Butthecamaraderiethetwosharedmadetheworkallthatmucheasier.
Theywerebuildingahousefortheboy’smother,wayoveryonder.Loveanddedicationprovidedthe
neededstrength.Excellentcompanytookawaytheunpleasantnessofthetask.Fatherandson-theonly
wordsthatcoulddescribethem.
Eventhoughtheywerenotrelated.

Theboywasnowthirteen,intheprimeofbeingacuriousyouth,thirstyforknowledge.Growingingrace,
hewasactiveandhischaracterpromisedabrightandsuccessfulfuture.
Themanwhofatheredhim hadgonetogreenerpasturesandhewasleftwithoutthisfiguretoguidehim.
Thatis,untilthismanhenow carriedthestoneswithsteppedinandfilledthatgapinggap.Wordswere
notenoughtodescribethedepthofloveandrespectthattheyhadforeachotherandtheylivedeachday
imaginingthattheywouldbetogetherforever.

Alas!Thiswasn’ttobesoandDestinyhadafardifferentplan.LikeSimbawhohadtofacethewrath,
deceit,jealousyandviolenceofhisownblood,sohisstoryevolved.
Themanwhobecamehisfatherhadtomakethehardestbutmostlovingdecisionofhislife.
Eithertheyremainedtogetherandkeptlookingovertheirshouldreseachday,sleepingwithoneeye
open,orhesecretlysenthim toafarofflandwherehewouldbesafefrom theirclutches.Hehadtoact
quickly,astimewasoftheessence.
Hisheartbledinhischestandhefeltsuffocatedbyeachbreaththathetookwhilemullingoverthesitua-
tion.
Helovedtheboyendlessly-therewasonlyonethingtodo.Sendhim awayinlove.
Believingthatwhateverisjoinedbylovecanneverbebroken,despitethedistanceandhardships,hewent
togreatlengthstosecuredocumentsandsilenceandputtheboyonaflighttoanothercontinent.Many
moonsfollowedanddespondent,hestillcouldnotenjoyeating.Hedreamtoftheboyandhiswalksby
theriverbroughtbeautifulmemoriesbutalsotearsashemissedhiscompanionsomuch....

Sixteenyearslater,withoutwarning,justafewdaysafterFather’sDay2018,theboy,nowahighlyaccom-
plishedyoungmanwhowasversedinasecondlanguageandhighlyexposedtointernationalcultureswas
onhisdoorstepwithoutawarning.Theoldman’smouthdroppedwideopen,thenhesimplygaveupon
strugglingtofindwords.Tearsflowed,washingawayallthepainoftheyearsinbetween,instantly
bridgingsixteenyearsagotonow.Lovehadmadetimeanddistanceofnoimportance.
Hewashighonemotions,sohighhehadtojustgoforawalktosomewhere.Anywhere.Heforgoteven
how toputonefootsteadilyinfrontoftheother.Hehopped-skipped-ran-floateddowntheroad,
laughinginbetweenthetears.Neverindwhatonlookersimagined.‘Twasoflittleimportance.
Hisboywashome.JunctionsweetJunction....

9 JunctionRideCommunity Magazine

Issue10-July2018 CultureClub

Sponsoredby:

& Contact:[email protected]

DidacticResources

Draw theflag!

Angola

Angola is a country located in the southwestern segment of the continent of
________________.Itscapitalcityis________________and with apopulaion ofover
28millionpeople,ithasthesecondhighestnumber(intheworld)ofspeakersofthePortu-
gueselanguage.Itissaidthatthemostimportantfoodinthiscountryiscassavaandthe
moneyused iscalled the____________.OnceacolonyofPortugal,Angolagained its
independencein ____________.Mostpersons,especiallythosewith traditionalbeliefs,
stronglybelievethatancestorsplayapartinthelivesoftheliving.Therefore,thespiritsof
deadancestorsremainprominentmembersofthecommunity.

(Pastepictures)! From Angola: HHGHMeIooolyllwowoodnvaabetrmoyeyeoeysuoaisuy.?.:-.---o-ticcmaohemmauuoon-etoesmtáe?é...

Cucabeer 10

NadirTati

JunctionRideCommunity Magazine

CultureClub Issue10-July2018

PenpalsTheweekendof14and15July2018wasdoublycelebratedin
Doyou
France,with grand paradesand musicalsand streetsfilled with

hundredsofthousandsofpeople. wantapenpal

MuchliketheFourthofJulyinAmerica,BastilleDay-knownin too?

FranceaslaFêtenationaleorle14juillet(14July)-isapublic Contactustoday!

holidayin France,celebrated bynationwidefestivitiesincluding Starta

fireworks,paradesandparties. FunwithFrenchclub

AttendeeswillseeFrance’stricolorflag,heartheFrenchmotto atyourschool/online!
Liberté,Egalité,Fraternité(“liberty,equalityandfraternity”)and

breakintosingingLaMarseillaise—allpopularsymbolsofFrance

thathadtheiroriginsintheheadydaysoftheFrenchRevolution.

Inoneoftheworld’soldestannualmilitaryparades,Frenchtroops

havemarched each yearsinceBastilleDayof1880 alongthe

Champs-Elyséesin ParisbeforeFrench governmentofficialsand

worldleaders.

https://www.history.com/topics/bastille-day

nation.com.pk On15July2018,thefinalsoftheWorldCup
FootballcompetionwereheldinRussia.This
saw France’steam competingagainstthatof
Croatia.In averykeenlycontested match
thathad the whole world holding their
breathfrom starttofinish,Francecameoutas
thewinner.
Thismakesittheir2ndtimeasfootballworld
champions,havingwonthistitleandcupin
1998.
AstheIvoriangroup,MagicSystem sings,we
allfeltthemagicintheair,whetherwewere
waving flags for Brazil or Portugal or
England.
Dojointhem here,foratasteofFrenchand
footballmagic:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAkqJT_sMKQ
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Issue10-July2018 History&Heritage

LoveJamaica: 12

let’sprotect&preserve
history&heritage!

JunctionRideCommunity Magazine

CommunityLife Issue10-July2018

From diJunctiontodiworl’!

BiguptoallahdiJunctionpeeple
dem whodid‘elpfimekdisyah
dream areality!T’ankstoallthose
whoencourage,try,checkan’buy.
MsQueenie,MsDor,MsMarcia-
largeupyuhself.Onelove!

Jah-Mek-YahSouvenirsbyDionneWrightbeganwiththe Jah-Mek-YahSouvenirsbyDionneWrighthada
whopping20productsondisplay,garneringa
loveofamotherwho,facedwithrepercussionsfrom astroke veryhighlevelofinterest.Graphicdesignanda
andexpectingalittleone,hadtofindaverycreativewayto widerangeofeducationalservicesandresources
continuetoearnherliving.Thefirstsofttoyputonthemarket- werealsoshowcased,aswellasFrench-English-
ReggaeRae,wasmadebecauseshesaw alackofaffordable, Patoisinterpretingandguideservices.
durable,safetoysthatwouldencouragelearninganddevelom-
pentinafunway.Nowsoldinsizesrangingfrom 5”to15”,this, HelptobuildJamaica-buyrealJamaicanquality
theonlyrastaoctopusintheworldisadoredbyallages.Today, ataffordablepricesfrom Jah-Mek-YahSouvenirs:
Jah-Mek-Yah Souvenirscontinuesasaresultoftheloveofa softtoys,desk & decor,accessories,services
People.Communitymembershavebecomefamily,guidingand (design,educational,interpreter,guide)
encouragingwhilecustomerswho thirstforcreative,original,
durableandaffordablegiftsandsouvenirsthatreflectJamaica,
invest.
Eachhandmadesouvenirisunique,madewithlotsofloveand
careandsoyougetacompletelyoneofakindgift.Dollsare
handstitched both internally and externally,making them a
souvenirthatcanlastfrom onegenerationtothenext.
OnThursday19July2018,the4thstagingoftheChristmasin
JulyexpotookplaceattheJamaicaPegasusHotelinKingston,
bringingtogethersome118creatorsofJamaicangiftsandsouve-
nirsanddozensofinvestorsfrom allwalksoflife.

Hosted bytheTourism LinkagesNetworkwithcollaboration
from JamaicaPromotionsCorporation(Jampro)JamaicaManu-
facturersand ExportersAssociation (JMEA),JamaicaBusiness
DevelopmentCorporation(JBDC),andtheJamaicaHoteland
TouristAssociation(JHTA),theeventwasagrandsuccess,both
forthe organizersandthosewhohadtheirproductsselected
tobeapartoftheshow.

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Issue10-July2018 Mind&Body

Asthe2018FootballWorldCupFinalsapproached,team loyaltiesinJamaicaapproached
feverpitch.Abriskstreettradesprungupinnationalflagsoffavouriteteamsastrafficand
officesweretransformedintoakaleidoscopeofcolourandonFridays,normallysedateoffice
workersturnedupforworkinteam jerseys.

Onecansafelysaythatproductivitytookanationalnosediveduringmatches.
Onelaywersaidattorneyswouldwatchtheirfavouriteteamsontheirphonesduringcourt,
jerkingtoattentionwhenthejudgeaddressedthem.
Heatedarguments,betsandfootballthemedget-togethersweretheorderoftheday.

Forthoseoutsideofthislargefangroup,suchdevotionmustbemystifying.
Itcouldnotbeaboutnationalpride,sinceJamaicahasnotqualifiedforthefinalssince1998.
Whatthencouldmotivatepersonstosuchferventdisplaysofdevotiontoanothernational
team?

Researchhasshownthatteam identitycanbeasstrongasnational,ethnicorgenderidentity.
Whenourteamswins,itboostsourindividualself-esteem andwhentheylose,weconsole
ourselveswithourloyalty.Team followersshareasenseofsocialconnectednessthatisimpor-
tantforwell-beingandhappiness.Whenwewear/displayteam symbolswehaveaninstant
connectionwithourfellow fans:itisanindicationthatwesharevalues,aswellaspositive
andnegativeexperiences.
Researchershavefoundthatteam supportersshow areducedsenseofisolationandloneliness,
andhigherlevelsofcollectiveself-esteem andpositiveemotions,comparedtopeerswhoare
notteam fans.

Soitseemsallthisenthusiasm isgoodforus,sociallyandindividually.Whichisagreatthing,
becauseIwillbewearingmyBrazilscarfwhileIcheerforFranceduringthefinalonSunday
15July.Theballisround:maythebestteam win!

RosemarieV oordouw

RegisteredAssociateCounselingPsychologist&PublicRelationsDirector
JamaicanPsychologicalSociety(JamPsych)

JunctionRideCommunity Magazine 14

KnowMore! Issue10-July2018

awordonabuse:contributedbyPetra(namechangedtoprotectidentity)

Evenafterhealmostkilledmethatfatefuldaywhichculminatedmonthsofabuse,Istillpro-
tectedhim.NowthatmyheadisclearandIam nolongerheldprisonerbysuicidemessages;
now thatIam awayfrom theinfluenceofhisfriendsandrelatives,now iswhenIseethe
graveerrorofwhatIdid.Andtheregretisgreat.
Iprotectedhim justsothathecouldreturntoabusememore,thistimeinawaythatnoone
saw,butinawaythatdamagedmymind,ateatmysoulandnegativelyimpactedmyoverall
health.
Heleftnoevidenceforanyonetocommentonthistime,butthefinancial,psychologicaland
emotionalabusehasliterallykilledme.
I’vehadenough.
EventhoughIknowthatthemostdangeroustimeiswhenavictim leaves/speaksout,Ican’t
goonlikethis.
Inanycase,Iwilldieonedayortheother.Againstlivingtoaripeoldage,thegreaterprob-
abilityisthatI’lldiefrom thisabuseorfrom retaliationfrom mespeakingout.

Justlookatme,myfaceishaggardandlined,guantwithsunkeneyes.
Behindmyfaceisafightingspirit.
Onethatmissesfreedom.
Onethathasforgottenwhatitisliketobehappyandatpeace.

Hisfaceisplumpandyoung,withaquickandcharmingsmile.
Behindhisface,thereisonlyacoldheartedabuser.
Akillerwho-outofthesightofthepublic-preysonthosewhoare‘weaker’,tosatisfyhis
sickurgetocontrolanddominate.

Behindtheface...that’swheretherealtruthis. DW

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S 2Issue10-July2018
'Tweens Teens

um m er

fun in di

Outings,friends,parties,socialmedia,miniskirtsandveryshortshortsarethe
orderoftheday.Summerschoolforsome,lotsoftimealoneathomeforothers.
Timethatisusedwiselybysomeandfoolishlybyothers.

Summerholidaybringsthetimeswiththemosttemptationsforour‘tweensto
teens:from tryingasplifftodowningalcoholicbeveragestoexperimentingwith
selfandsex.

It’sgreattohavefun,especiallywhenyou’reyoung.
However,itmustberememberedthat‘foreveryactionthereisanequaland
oppositereaction’.

Beforeindulginginyour‘fun’activities,firstaskyourselvesthesepertinentques-
tionsthatmightendupsavingyourlife:

-DoIhavetohide/lietocarryoutthisactivity?
(iftheansweris‘yes’thenobviouslyitsomethingthatshouldnotbedone)

-Isthissomethingthatmyparentswouldhaveaproblem with?

-WillIhavegainedsomethingpositiveafterpartakinginthisactivity?

-How willIbeaffectedinthefutureafterhavingdonethisactivity?
(reputation,health,safety...)

-Am Ibeingpressuredtodothisactivity?

Summerisagreatperiodtorelax,rejuvenateandprepareforreturntoschool.

Havefuninasafeandproftableway.

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BuildYourBrain! Issue10-July2018

brain exercisetip

Homeschool Topreventmemory BeInspired
loss&sharpenmind:
Tips'n Tales Faithistakingthefirststep
Learnaforeign evenwhenyoudon'tsee
Beopentolearning language thewholestaircase.
whileyouare
teaching. MartinLutherKingJr.

Activity Examinethephotographbelowcarefulythenanswerthequestionsthatfolow
bycirclingthecorrectletterforeach.

1.Thenameoftheschoolthatthesestudents
attendis:
a.CastletonPrimaryandJuniorHighSchool
b.ScottsHallPrimarySchool
c.GoldenValleyPrimaryandInfantSchool

2.On7June2018,parentsandchildren
awaitedthe:
a.Graduationceremony
b.GSATresults
c.Christmasparty

3.Theuniform wornbythegirlsis:
a.Yellow blouse,greenskirtandpinksocks
b.Greenskirtortunicwithgreensocksand

blackshoes.
c.Yellow skirt,greenblouseandblackshoes.

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Issue10-July2018 BeTheArtist

Completethepoem withwordsthatrhyme. FamousJamaicanArtist

I,withmykeeneye, EdnaManley
Iseethebeautifulsea,
Beckoningto______. .EdnaManley-wifeofNormanManley,thefounderofthe
People’sNationalParty-wasdaughterofanEnglishcleric
Writeyourveryownhaikupoem here: andhisJamaicanwife.
Sheisconsidered‘motherofJamaicanArt’,havingmovedto
_____________________________________ Jamaicain1922,ayearafterhermarriage.
_____________________________________ Manley'smaterialsconsistedmostlyofnativewoods-she
_____________________________________ usedyakka,mahogany,Guatemalanredwood,junipercedar,
andprimavera.Herworkswereexhibitedveryfrequentlyin
Rules: 2018 Englandbetween1927and1980.Herfirstsoloexhibitionin
-mustbeonly3lines Jamaicawasin1937.Theshowmarkedaturningpointin
-1st&lastlineshave5syllables Jamaica'sundevelopedartmovement,anditpromptedthe
-2ndlinehas7syllables firstisland-widegroupshowofJamaicanartists.Manley
wasalsooneofthefoundersofthenewJamaicaSchoolof
ArtwhichbecametheEdnaManleySchoolofVisualandPer-
formingArts.

https://www.revolvy.com/topic/Edna%20Manley&item_type=topic

Drawandcolourtherestoftheimage.

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DoortotheFuture Issue10-July2018

TechTalk Upcycle Challenge!

Han,ahumanoidrobot. MIT’sCheetahRobot

https://www.businessinsider.com

Manyofustremblewhenwehearofrobotsplayingan

everincreasinglyimportantroleinoursociety.Have

youevergiventhoughttothefactthatwehavebeen

courtingandenjoyingthemformanyyearsnow?Yes.

OurATM’sarerobotsandmanyfactoriesrelyon

robotsforproductionchains,forexample.

Arobotisamachine-especiallyoneprogrammableby

acomputer-capableofcarryingoutacomplexseries

ofactionsautomatically.Itdoesn’tmatterifitlooks

likeaboxorasexywaitress,atthecore,it’sthe

same.Amachine. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robot

BeamingBaby
loves

LotsofWater!

Especiallynowduringthehot,dryseason,babydehydrateseasily.Baby’sonlywaytotellyoutheyneed

hydrationisbycryingandtherearetimeswhentheirmessageismisunderstood.

Neverwait‘tilthelittleonelookshot,flushedandsweatytooffersomethingtodrink-thispointmightjust

betoolate.Andofcourse,thebest’something’isplainwater-forbabieswhoareover6monthsold.

Babiesyoungerthan6monthsoldgetallthewatertheyneedfrombreastmilkand/orformula,evenwhen

it’shotoutside.Theydonotneedextrawater.

Also,ababy’sskinlosesmoistureuptofivetimesfasterthananadult’sskinsoalukewarmbathtwiceeach

dayduringveryhottimeshelpswithhydration,keepingtheskinsoftandpreventingrashes.

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