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Why most New Year's resolutions are doomed to fail!
January 1, 2015
January first is the day we have a fresh start! When we can wipe the slate clean. Well, we can’t wipe the slate clean. And, technically, we don’t get a fresh start or a second chance to make a first impression. But we CAN change the direction of our lives. We CAN make a change to become a better version of ourselves. Which is where New Year’s resolutions come into play.
What does the word ‘resolution’ mean? It means “a firm decision to do or not to do something”. Making a resolution – a firm decision – is never usually the problem, however. The problem is usually the follow-through!
So why do a lot of resolutions not stick? Well, let’s take a look at what a lot of resolutions tend to be…
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Gold medalist Heather Moyse helps build house in Mexico
May 28, 2015
CALIFORNIA -- Spending last weekend helping to build a home for a family in Mexico was an overwhelming experience testifies Summerside’s Heather Moyse.
Moyse, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in bobsled, joined 17 other Olympians from five countries and 10 Olympic years on the Homes of Hope build May 22 and 23. They started with just a foundation and finished off the weekend project by handing the keys to the seven-member Diaz-Gomez family.
“It’s just such an amazing feeling. Not one person, I don’t think, was dry-eyed when they were passing the keys around to this family,” said Moyse, currently on a stopover in California.
There were two other Canadians on the build, curlers Rachel Homan and Jill Officer. “It was such a high,” Moyse said, drawing parallels to standing on an Olympic podium.