Posts Written OnJanuary 2017

This year, at least one local woman will say ‘I love you’ as often as she can Only two-and-a-half short years ago, a then-34-year-old Kimberly Bennett was working away at her burgeoning career in auto insurance sales, living the typical life of a born-and-bred mid-Islander. She and her three-year-old daughter were a happy pair of ladies just making their way through the world as best they could.  But on Mother’s Day of 2014, everything changed. “I woke up at about 3 a.m. and I couldn’t see out of my right eye,” Bennett says. “I got out of bed, and thought, ‘did…

Port Hardy radio personality shows self-betterment doesn’t need to start in January Most people wait until Jan. 1 to make New Year’s resolutions. However, Port Hardy’s Sandra (Sam) Boyd got a head start. Boyd recently completed a three-month weight loss challenge under the personal coaching of First Choice Fitness Port Hardy owner Tara McCart, and as part of the 1240 Coast AM radio team, has been very open to the public about her efforts and the challenges she has faced. On Nov. 1, the second official weigh-in of the three-month challenge, Boyd had her first weigh-in which demonstrated clearly that…

Making your resolutions stick A new year often begins with good intentions as thousands resolve to make positive changes in their lives. Resolutions are easy to make when one is toasting at midnight on Dec. 31 and ready to take on the world. But they can be much harder to keep as the days turn into weeks and weeks turn into months. Almost one-third of Canadians make a New Year’s resolution, and three quarters of those people eventually break them. If you didn’t make a resolution at the end of December, there’s still time. You can change anytime you want,…