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Carrie Fisher on Confidence: YWCA Staff’s Pick . . .


Carrie Fisher said “- stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action.  You don’t have to wait to be confident.  Just do it and eventually the confidence will follow.

This staff’s favorite quote sums it up for those of us at the YWCA whether you are a first time user of the Fitness on 25th gym, swimming pool for aqua class, trying our pickle ball class or going to get help from an employment counsellor for your resume, job search and interview practice, or perhaps you are in need of taking a computer class to update your skills for that new job.

Maybe you are afraid and in a difficult situation and need a place to stay, we have the Crisis Shelter and Residence with skilled staff that can help raise your confidence while providing you a safe place to stay.

Is your child ready for daycare, watch your child develop confidence by diving into the action in our Child Development Centre with our trained staff. They may not realize it, but the more they try the more they learn.  This is when their confidence builds and we are rewarded with bright smiles of success.

We at the YWCA believe that the more you do an “action” even if you are afraid, the higher your confidence will become. So, just “jump in” and “do it” at the YWCA.  We dare you to build your confidence with us.