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Mindful moments on anxiety

OPINION_BANNERDear Editor,

Mindfulness is your ability to stay with the present moment. It is the discipline of listening to your mind and body as you go through an experience, validating the experience and staying nonjudgmentally as a watcher. Practicing mindfulness allows you to tease out the mystery that is you, with curiosity and acceptance.

Anxiety is a normal part of life. It is felt in the body as...

Offended

queenieDear Queenie,

I was out with a group of friends one night when one of them said something particularly nasty and...

Why Saleh is wrong

Dear Editor,

I have much respect for Professor Jaime Saleh, former Governor of the Netherlands Antilles. However, I...

Happy bachelorette

Dear Queenie,

I’m in my 30s and not married. My mother says it’s because I expect too much from a man and I...

Friendly or Fantasy Island?

Dear Editor,

Some people may call St. Maarten the Friendly Island while others will call it the Fantasy Island but...

Online subscriber

Dear Queenie,

I have followed you for perhaps 10 years online. I generally agree with your well reasoned responses...

Make a start

You don't like what you see? Simply close your eyes

Choose to focus on change or be stuck with the "whys?"

Notice...

Ex-boy toy

Dear Queenie,

A long time ago I had an affair with an older married woman that ended when I started dating the girl...

R.I.P. Ruby

Dear Editor,

The dog was chained to a tamarind tree her whole life 24/7. She was a strong, healthy and lovely dog...

Santa’s helper

Dear Queenie,

It’s getting to be time to start thinking about what to give people for Christmas, which can be a...

Why aren’t inspectors putting end to abuse in day care centre?

Dear Editor,

Just a few weeks ago there was a headline in this paper concerning an investigation into child abuse at...

Fed up

Dear Queenie,

My best friend’s husband has the habit of correcting people, including me, when they pronounce a...

Congratulations

Dear Editor,

Friday saw the swearing in of a new Parliament for the governing term 2014-2018. After all is said...

Doubtful boyfriend

Dear Queenie,

My girlfriend and I have been together for several years. At first things were just great, but then I...

Political parties not what made out to be

Dear Editor,

The Dutch (and much of the rest of the world that may be interested) must be scratching their heads...

Just friends (with benefits)

Dear Queenie,

I have been having an affair with a married woman who is separated from her husband, who used to beat...

Motion on constitutional referendum irresponsible

Dear Editor,

Wednesday, October 8, the Island Council of Statia passed a motion to hold a referendum preferably...

Shouldn’t we march against corruption?

Dear Editor,

The upcoming march against the meddling of the Dutch is beyond me. Instead of concerned citizens...

Mother-in-law to be

Dear Queenie,

My son is getting married next year and they are beginning to plan the wedding. The problem is the...

Local politics and Ebola

Dear Editor,

I have been watching with interest at the present situation in Africa involving the Ebola virus, and...

Bereaved husband

Dear Queenie,

My wife died a few months ago. What I want to know is how long do I need to keep in touch with her...

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Judge Bob Wit to advise Referendum Committee
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
ST. EUSTATIUS--The Island Council needed a special meeting on Sunday, October 19, to decide on the... Read more...
‘People United’ march to take place Sunday
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Action group "People United for True Democracy" will now hold its march to express... Read more...
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Caricom chairman defends ban on nationals from Ebola-affected West African countries
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
ST. JOHN'S, Antigua--Prime Minister Gaston Browne Monday defended the decision by a number of... Read more...
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Trinidad gov’t appeals to protester to end hunger strike in support of highway project
Monday, 20 October 2014
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has appealed to Ravi Balgobin... Read more...
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America will funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through 5 airports
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
NEW YORK--The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring... Read more...
National security prosecutors shift focus from spies to cyber
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
WASHINGTON--The U.S. Justice Department is restructuring its national security prosecution team to... Read more...
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Hong Kong students put their case to govt, but no breakthrough
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
HONG KONG--Thousands of Hong Kong protesters listened raptly from the streets on Tuesday as student... Read more...
North Korea unexpectedly releases US citizen Fowle
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
WASHINGTON--North Korea has freed Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans detained by the country,... Read more...
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China's growth slowest since global crisis, annual target at risk
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
BEIJING--China grew at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis in the September quarter... Read more...
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McDonald's CEO acknowledges image problems after tough results
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
NEW YORK--McDonald's Corp Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson owned up to some corporate image... Read more...
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Mindful moments on anxiety
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Dear Editor, Mindfulness is your ability to stay with the present moment. It is the discipline of... Read more...
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Offended
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Dear Queenie, I was out with a group of friends one night when one of them said something... Read more...
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Giants win 7-1
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (right) is tagged out by Kansas City Royals catcher... Read more...
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Shidokan athlete second in Japan championship
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
MARIGOT—Ruben Girault-Darteyre from St. Martin achieved a second place overall in the Under 18... Read more...
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De la Renta remembered for his elegant designs, generosity
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
NEW YORK--Oscar de la Renta, the legendary fashion designer who dressed first ladies and Hollywood... Read more...
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Pistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva Steenkamp
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
PRETORIA--Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on... Read more...
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Familiar with BioFilm?
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
By Kurt A Vreeland DC DIBAK DABCN You may not be familiar with the term "biofilm," but you have... Read more...
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Can you reduce inflammation through dietary choices?
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
~Night shades really do make a difference... to some of us~ Many foods will affect inflammation in... Read more...
Editorial - Clarity needed
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Parliamentarian Christopher Emmanuel of the National Alliance (NA) no doubt dropped a bomb during... Read more...
Editorial - The extra mile
Monday, 20 October 2014
Four cruise ships are scheduled to call on St. Maarten today, the first multi-vessel day since the... Read more...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Notices October 22
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Friday, October 24 KIDS NIGHT OUT Organised by Beyond Writing Foundation Place: Culture &... Read more...
Notices October 21
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Friday, October 24 KIDS NIGHT OUT Organised by Beyond Writing Foundation Place: Culture &... Read more...