CrazyFruits

everything under the sun

August 2017
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

Calendar Calendar

Social bookmarking
Social bookmarking Digg  Social bookmarking Delicious  Social bookmarking Reddit  Social bookmarking Stumbleupon  Social bookmarking Slashdot  Social bookmarking Yahoo  Social bookmarking Google  Social bookmarking Blinklist  Social bookmarking Blogmarks  Social bookmarking Technorati  

Bookmark and share the address of FAIR & CLEAR SKIN! on your social bookmarking website

Bookmark and share the address of CrazyFruits on your social bookmarking website

Latest topics
» Student loan debt crushing older Americans too
Yesterday at 14:33 by Adamadmin

» The Sun's corona, a fiery halo, is still a mystery to scientists
Yesterday at 14:32 by Adamadmin

» Terminally ill dad to celebrate Christmas early with 4 kids
Yesterday at 14:31 by Adamadmin

» Toddler chokes to death on grapes
Yesterday at 14:30 by Adamadmin

» Trump slams ‘Obstructionist Democrats’ as danger to national security
Yesterday at 14:29 by Adamadmin

» Six Flags Over Texas removes Confederate flag, reversing earlier decision
Yesterday at 14:28 by Adamadmin

» Derek Jeter welcomes daughter Bella Raine
Yesterday at 14:26 by Adamadmin

» Taylor Swift completely wipes out her social media accounts
Yesterday at 14:25 by Adamadmin

» Doctors brace for rise in ER visits ahead of solar eclipse
Yesterday at 14:23 by Adamadmin

» Woman battling cancer dies after eating contaminated oysters
Yesterday at 14:22 by Adamadmin

» 10-year-old India rape victim unknowingly gives birth to baby girl, report says
Yesterday at 14:22 by Adamadmin

» Push to strip Confederate emblem from Mississippi flag heats up
Yesterday at 14:20 by Adamadmin

» Steve Bannon out at the White House
Yesterday at 14:19 by Adamadmin

» Jamaican Desserts (100% Delicious) KEEP CALM AND LOVE IT!!
Yesterday at 14:16 by Adamadmin

» Festival of the Jamaican Arts great turn out
Yesterday at 14:15 by Adamadmin

» Teddy Sinclair's Diamond days another piece of Art
Yesterday at 14:13 by Adamadmin

» Gorgeous supermodel naomi campbell sack it to her haters!
Yesterday at 14:12 by Adamadmin

» Haitian paintings art pics
Yesterday at 14:11 by Adamadmin

» Japanese painting art pics
Yesterday at 14:10 by Adamadmin

» Gatlin takes his revenge
Yesterday at 14:09 by Adamadmin

Usain Bolt beaten by two Americans in final 100-meter race

Sun 6 Aug 2017 - 3:50 by After8mint

Usain Bolt's farewell party was spoiled by a pair …

Comments: 3

Usain lost his bolt during final hurray nearing his retirement plan

Sun 6 Aug 2017 - 3:45 by After8mint

Usain Bolt's farewell party was spoiled by a pair …

Comments: 2

Usain Bolt retirement has stalled by two american one was his arch rival gatlin

Sun 6 Aug 2017 - 3:51 by After8mint

Usain Bolt's farewell party was spoiled by a pair …

Comments: 1

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo dies, Chinese government says

Thu 3 Aug 2017 - 0:02 by BigBossAdmin

BEIJING -- Jailed activist and Nobel Peace …

Comments: 1

9-year-old applies for alien-fighting job, NASA responds

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:47 by JustinBieber2



A 9-year-old boy answered a call from NASA to …

Comments: 1

Acute migraine drug succeeds in late-stage study

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:51 by JustinBieber2

Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday said its acute …

Comments: 1

Chicago to sue DOJ over sanctuary cities policy

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:55 by JustinBieber2

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city plans to …

Comments: 1

Mom dies after giving birth to twins following dad's gunshot death

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:52 by JustinBieber2

Three young siblings are being cared for by …

Comments: 1

US formally tells UN it wants out of Paris climate accord

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:55 by JustinBieber2

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration on Friday …

Comments: 0

Top posting users this week
Adamadmin
 
After8mint
 


You are not connected. Please login or register

CrazyFruits » African/Caribbean/UK/GeneralDiscussions » Eugenia Hines: From Russia To Jamaica

Eugenia Hines: From Russia To Jamaica

View previous topic View next topic Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

1bat Eugenia Hines: From Russia To Jamaica on Thu 13 Nov 2014 - 4:33

BOBmarleyADMIN

avatar
Admin
Admin

Jody-Anne Lawrence, Lifestyle Reporter
For 21 years, Russia was home for Eugenia Hines, but after finishing university she decided it was time she embraced the other half of her background.
Hines lived in Russia with her mother, Eugenia Mosiychuk, and frequently visited her Jamaican father, Livingston Hines, during the holidays. These occasions were ones she always enjoyed. There was something about the people and the weather she just loved.
"I remember when my father took me here when I was younger, and I loved it. The people were always so warm and pleasant. It was different from Russia. There is hardly any sunshine there. When the sun came out you could see the difference in people's personalities. I think in Russia we are more used to keeping our emotions in, while in Jamaica, people tend to be relatively open," Hines shared.
It was on a trip to Jamaica while in the ninth grade that she was nudged into the field of dentistry.
"The ninth grade was when you started to think about what you want to do in the future, and my father happened to take me to Jamaica for a visit. He took me to the dentist and it was after that I started thinking, why couldn't I be a dentist. I spoke to him about it and he thought that it was a good field, and the rest is history," she noted.
She went on to attend St Petersburg State Medical University in Russia, in 2004 and graduated as a doctor, then specialised in dentistry in 2009. It was time to figure out where she would go, and it was her father who suggested that she come to Jamaica. Barely fluent in


English, Hines left all she knew in Russia and came to Jamaica.
The most challenging aspect of this transition was the part she loved as a child.
"It was not hard for me to move to Jamaica because I had always made frequent visits here. Everything is different about both countries - from the weather to the customs. They could not be any more different, but I was OK. The weather was the only thing that seemed to get to me initially. It is always the same and just did not change," she added.
Getting integrated in Jamaica's work world was not something that she struggled with. Practising in Jamaica has lived up to her expectations.
"I love dentistry. To interact with people and be creative using so many tools to give people the smile they want is something I love. I have always loved art and it is like creating art with people's smiles," she told Flair.
After working with Edna Manley Health Centre and the Kingston Public Hospital, Hines decided to open her own practice in July 2014 - Family ComfyDent. The com-pany has the motto 'No more fears, no more tears'.
plenty fear and tears
"You have children that are completely fearful of the dentist and start crying before even coming into the parking lot. There are also adults more fearful than the children and dread the dentist, so this is something that I would love to change, hence the motto," she noted.
The business is still in its inception stages, but the customer base is steadily growing.
As the saying goes, all work and no play makes Tom a dull boy, Hines is not dull. She enjoys salsa and is learning Spanish at the Venezuelan Embassy. Out of the 12 levels she is currently at number 10.
She has become fully integrated in the culture as well and has been married for three years to Kevan Johnson. The union has produced a two-year-old daughter, Katalina, her pride and joy. Returning to Russia for anything more than a visit is not in the cards for her but she loves her home nonetheless.
When it comes to following a dream, she believes it is important that people just go after it. "The mind is a powerful thing. It might take hard work, but you just have to work hard for it. It might not happen tomorrow, but once you work hard and believe you can, you will get it," ended Hines.
Family Comfy Dent is located at Suite 1, 13 West King's House Road, Kingston 10.

View previous topic View next topic Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum