Category Archives: WC blog

@stacyannhayles – I’ve finally recovered from depression, here’s what I learned #MHAW15 #WorldMentalHealthDay #repost

(15-minute read) Editor’s note: Happy Saturday! It’s World Mental Health Day and my final post for #MentalHealthWeek, though not original. The theme this year is basically about raising awareness by starting the conversation, allowing sufferers of mental illness to live in dignity and free of stigma. I’m all for it. Part of the reason why […]

Mental Health Monday: 5 Ways to do therapy on yourself (guest post)

Six-minute read. Guest post by Jessica Thompson, Counselling Psychologist in/from Kingston, Jamaica.  Happy Monday everyone, this very informative and engaging #mentalhealthmonday post comes courtesy of Jess whom I was delighted to meet two weeks ago vis-à-vis JAMHAN. We’re both passionate about eradicating the stigma around mental illnesses so I asked her to do an article for the blog […]

Dweet yute! Drink Likkle (Iyashi Herbs) Tea *giveaway inside*


Author’s note:  TGIF! Soooo happy to finally share this with you! It’s the first in a series of interview features on Sour Skittles called Dweet Yute where young Jamaicans/Caribbean people are highlighted for doing great, innovative, interesting things. We’re sort of on the tail end of the Emancipendence holidays (and the highest point of our […]

Save our children! ASHE promotes ‘The Rights of the Child’


Greetings lovelies! It’s my pleasure to share the news of this very important initiative spearheaded by longstanding performing arts and edutainment ensemble ASHE, to inform children of their rights — something I’m very passionate about. Here in Jamaica and around the world we are seeing what seems like a new wave of crimes and sexual […]