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headstrong

1. Obstinately willful; inflexibly determined to get one's way. I was always so headstrong as a kid. Sometimes I'd try to hold my breath until I passed out if my parents didn't give me what I wanted!
2. Of or resulting from rash obstinacy or recklessness. All it took was a few headstrong decisions by this administration to bring our entire economy to the brink of ruin.
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The Headstrong Project's $50,000 grant will support veteran's mental health care services tailored to their clients.
Shelley Cooke-Fox, regional services co-ordinator at Breast Cancer Care said: "By being a HeadStrong volunteer you can make a real dif-dif ference to people's lives- it's a service that gives immediate results, and so is very rewarding for both the client and the volunteer.
Studio 360 has partnered with the Headstrong Project for the months of December and January.
The charity's Shelley Cooke-Fox said: "By being a HeadStrong volunteer you can make a real difference to people's lives.
Run by former students Dave Atkinson and Stacey-Jo Branford, Headstrong offers a complete package of services including design, set building and stage production.
Angela Brock 54, from Llanfairfechan used the new HeadStrong service at Ysbyty Gwynedd after losing her hair following her breast cancer diagnosis.
You say yourself that you're headstrong like your daughter, so instead of disliking this trait in her, recognise that you're like that too.
The Brummie cycling community came out in force and proved that when it comes to people pedalpower, the Headstrong Riders rock.
HeadStrong offers cancer patients the chance to learn how to tie headscarves and use hats and hairpieces to help reduce the impact of hair loss.
The Prime Minister's wife, who is patron of Breast Cancer Care, watched volunteers explain the range of scarves, hats and hair pieces available to women through the Headstrong scheme.
As the tragicomic, bittersweet tale of the mutually unfaithful yet deeply committed love affair unfolds between two headstrong heiresses--the "irredeemably blond" social butterfly Natalie and Romaine, the loner and workaholic--Souhami's eye for detail brings the story up close and personal.
99) is set in 1879 and tells of headstrong orphan Areila, who runs away from her evil guardian and finds a friend in moody artist Winslow Homer, who asks to paint her picture.
He comes from the first crop of Martino Alonso, a headstrong son of Marju who won nine times and was placed in 17 races in Italy.
Smith shows us that sometimes we must be headstrong and keep repeating our message over and over again--hitting people over the head--to make an impression.
Accompanied by Abhaydatta and Nisha, a headstrong girl, Anand travels to the Himalayas and encounters spirits before returning the powerful healing shell to its rightful home.