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Tag Archives: psychology

  1. USAID, BARBADIAN AND REGIONAL OFFICIALS TRAINED IN AGGRESSION REPLACEMENT THERAPY

    With the support of the United States Government, over 30 social service providers from across the region are currently participating in a training exercise in Barbados from February 11-15 on Aggression Replacement Therapy (ART). ART equips at-risk youth with coping skills to manage aggressive impulses that can precede violent behavior. This is a key component […]

    February 19, 2019EducationNo comments
  2. ‘LESSONS FROM DEATHS OF KATE SPADE AND ANTHONY BOURDAIN’ by Sandrine Rattan

    The Int’l Women’s Resource Network is calling on leaders and corporate stakeholders globally, to urgently consider investing more into civil society groups whose work is focused on psycho-social issues such as depression, mental health, relationship challenges and financial instability, as these are some of the major triggers of suicide incidents. Unfortunately, the world is wired […]

    June 10, 2018Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. “REMEMORY” (2017) Peter Dinklage via Google Play

    Gordon Dunn, a famed scientific pioneer, is mysteriously found dead just after the unveiling of his newest work, a groundbreaking device able to extract, record and play a person’s unfiltered memories.

    August 21, 2017Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. US Embassy Hosts Active Shooter Training in Barbados

    The U.S. Embassy recently conducted two training sessions on how to prepare for an active shooter attack. At a June 16 session held at the Embassy, participants included members of the Overseas Security Advisory Council, the American Chamber of Commerce for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, representatives of the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association, and […]

    June 19, 2017CrimeNo comments
  5. KILL COMMAND (Sci Fi, 2016) – Vanessa Kirby, David Ajala & Mike Noble

    Set in the very near future, an elite squad of highly trained marines, led by commanding officer Captain Bukes (Lindhardt) are sent on a routine training exercise to a remote island. No one knows the precise location and from which all communications are cut off. They’re accompanied by “tech head” Specialist Mills (Kirby), a mysterious […]

    October 23, 2016Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. David Ayer’s Suicide Squad – Owning a Ferrari and using like a Bicycle? Suicidal tendencies…

    I was pleased DC is finally getting their act together in Suicide Squad, even if borrowing heavily from Marvel’s formulae – but it fell a wee bit short for different reasons this time around as opposed to the Wayne Vs. Kent fiasco, it’s more like you have a Ferrari and cruise it like a first-time […]

    August 14, 2016Breaking News, Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  7. U.S. Embassy hosts interactive program to prevent LGBT hate crimes

    On June 14, U.S. Embassy Bridgetown hosted an interactive program aimed at promoting tolerance and preventing hate crimes against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community. The program featured a screening of the award-winning documentary Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine, followed by an interactive webchat featuring the U.S. Department of State’s […]

    June 19, 2016Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  8. THE LAST HEIST – Henry Rollins (Thriller: 2016)

    A bank heist descends into violent chaos when one of the hostages turns out to be a serial killer. Trapping the well-organized team of bank robbers in the building, the killer is now picking them off one by one… Actor/writer/musician Henry Rollins (Black Flag) stars in this dark suspenseful thriller.

    April 24, 2016Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. ‘Kill Your Friends’ – Nicholas Hoult & Ed Skrein, Rosanna Arquette

    A cutthroat A&R music executive is desperate to find the next big hit and stops at nothing to maintain his success.

    April 5, 2016Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Batman V Superman? V is for Vapid, let me count the ways!

    If DC sought to be unlike Marvel in how to do an ensemble view, then they succeeded beyond their wildest nightmares. However, let’s look at why and how it failed… Lex Luthor – when Gene Hackman played him against Chris Reeve it was as a clown, and to a lesser extent with Kevin Spacey in […]

    March 27, 2016CinemaNo comments
  11. Missing St Peter girl: 16 year old Esther Drakes

    The Royal Barbados Police Force are calling on Barbadians to help locate a missing teenager, who is 16 year old Esther Mictroyel Drakes of Maynards, St. Peter. She left home on Tuesday 1st December 2015 sometime between 7.00 am and 3.00 pm, and has not been seen or heard from since. Description Esther is of […]

    December 2, 2015Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Sexual Assault of women IS A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY

    Rape describes a form of sexual assault by one person against another which may include psychological coercion and physical force and may involve vaginal, anal and oral penetration. Although homosexual and heterosexual males may be victims, most victims of sexual assault are females who have been forcibly penetrated by an individual or group of men. […]

    November 30, 2015CrimeNo comments
  13. “Experimenter” (2015) – Peter Sarsgaard, Winona Ryder

    Famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram, in 1961 conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans willingness to obey authority.

    November 1, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. How to break habits (from The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg)

    The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, raising exceptional children, becoming more productive, building revolutionary companies and social movements, and achieving success is understanding how habits work. http://charlesduhigg.com/ Habits aren’t destiny. As Charles Duhigg shows, by harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.

    October 9, 2015Books, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. “The Peanuts Movie” (2015) – Madisyn Shipman, Francesca Capaldi – Animated Comedy HD

    Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home.

    September 23, 2015Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. ‘The Danish Girl’ – Eddie Redmayne (LGBT)

    The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

    September 18, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. THE OSCAR WINNING “CITIZENFOUR” KICKS OFF HBO’S 2015 DOCUMENTARY SEASON

    HBO revealed the list of titles that will compose its 2015 documentary season in the Caribbean, ranging from the highly acclaimed Academy Award winning story about the network of government espionage, Citizenfour, to a look inside the story and influence of a popular magazine in The 50 Year Argument, directed by Martin Scorsese. Additionally, the […]

    September 16, 2015CinemaNo comments
  18. “FINAL GIRL” (Thriller, Horror/Comedy – 2015)

    The hunted becomes the hunter. Every night, four boys trick a young, blonde girl into meeting them in the forest for a date with the intention to hunt and kill her. One night, Veronica (Abigail Breslin) is selected and when the hunt begins, the boys soon realize that they messed with the wrong girl…

    September 7, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. American psychologist shares his “Theory T” to build trust with new book

    Dr. Phillip R. Walker brings his visionary perspective on the power of trust in a chaotic world to Chattel House Books with his new publication, “Theory T: The Power of Trust in a Chaotic World“. Dr. Walker shares his personal stories and struggles in the book as the foundation for promoting trust as the social […]

    August 26, 2015BooksNo comments
  20. PAULO COELHO’s ‘Best Story’ (MOVIE)

    Global phenomenon Paulo Coelho was not always the best-selling inspirational author he is today. For decades he searched for his calling, just like the allegorical heroes in spiritual classics The Alchemist and The Pilgrimage. Growing up in Sao Paolo as a misunderstood young rebel, Coelho alternately flirted with death, escaped madness, experimented with drugs, survived […]

    July 24, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Suicide Squad – Will Smith, Jared Leto & Viola Davis

    https://youtu.be/EyzyiPtjL_k A secret government agency headed by Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency.

    July 14, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. “Dark Places” (2015): Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz – Thriller HD

    Libby Day was only seven years old when her family was brutally murdered in their rural Kansas farmhouse. Twenty-five years later, she agrees to revisit the crime and uncovers the wrenching truths that led up to that tragic night.

    July 11, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. ‘The Perfect Guy’ – Sanaa Lathan, Morris Chestnut & Michael Ealy

    After a painful breakup, successful lobbyist Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) jumps into a passionate relationship with a charming stranger (Michael Ealy). When her ex-boyfriend (Morris Chestnut) resurfaces in her life she has to figure out who she should trust and who she should fear.

    June 17, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. ‘Bound to Vengeance’ – Bianca Malinowski, Tina Ivlev & Richard Tyson

    A young girl, chained in the basement of a sexual predator, escapes and turns the tables on her captor.

    June 14, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. “DEBUG” (Jason Momoa, Jeananne Goossen: SCI-FI)

    In this tale of deep space cyberhorror, six young computer hackers are sent to work on a derelict space freighter as a part of a work release program. They quickly fall prey to the ship’s vengeful artificial intelligence, a program that would kill to be human. They are helpless to defend themselves as it silently […]

    May 26, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments