As a member of Gen Z, I'm accustomed to receiving blame for advancing the world's identity crisis regarding race, gender, sexuality, politics—you name it. Join me as I delve into concepts of identity, self-worth and acceptance.
Author: Tafari Hylton
Lockdowns & The Restless: Can Jamaica Overcome COVID?
Six months short of our 2nd pandemicversary, Jamaica's entanglement with COVID continues. With her besties being tight curfews and lockdowns--will she ever be free?
Blood vs Water – Which is Thicker?
Should toxic family members be kicked to the curb? Or should we just accept their behaviors just because they're family? Let's talk about it.
Resolutions & 2021 — Messiah or Anti-Christ?
After the mess that was 2020, what will 2021 be? While this is uncertain, making a strategic, realistic and mindful New Years Resolution will certainly assist in navigating the tough road ahead.
Looking for the right person, when you’re the wrong one.
Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah & Happy Holidays! For my last post of 2020, I decided to wrap-up with one of my most requested and popular topics—relationships! Romance is a topic that enthrals us all. From movies, novels, tv-shows, and regular conversations—romance is a key aspect of human existence that consumes (almost) everyone. A popular phrase … Continue reading Looking for the right person, when you’re the wrong one.
Applying Forensic Psychology to Jamaica: Part II
Welcome back, readers! With the positive feedback from Part I, I was elated to finish our venture into Forensic Psychology and its unbeknownst applications to Jamaica’s legal system. For this post, I will discuss (1) offender-profiling, (2) offender labelling, and (3) victim-offender mediation. If you haven't read Part I of this two-part series, click here. … Continue reading Applying Forensic Psychology to Jamaica: Part II
Applying Forensic Psychology to Jamaica: Part I
Caribbean Psychology has sought to uncover the mysteries of the Afro-Caribbean national’s cognitive processes, by looking at history. It’s discovered that slavery has left us with a plethora of ills: social, economic, psychological, spiritual—you name it. With crime being one of these issues, could Forensic Psychology be the cure or just a band-aid?
Trusting The Process
To trust the process isn't an easy task and quite frankly, I just learnt how to. Here is how I did it...
Are Jamaican schools Traditional or just Racist, Prejudiced and Bigoted?
Image credit: Pinterest , Saved by Rachel Gregory In 2018, Sherine Virgo enrolled her daughter at the Kensington Primary School located in Greater Portmore, St. Catherine. By now, you have already heard and/or read about this case, so I won't delve too much into the details. But for those who do not know, Mrs. Virgo … Continue reading Are Jamaican schools Traditional or just Racist, Prejudiced and Bigoted?
Ghosts Are Real And They Live Behind Our Screens
We've all had a good conversation going, only to have the other person disappear without a trace...Ghosting sucks! But, what is it?