If you give it some thought, I bet you’ll agree that losing weight is not really your goal. Sure you want to lose weight and it's important to you. But why? Is it because some number on a scale is really that important and meaningful in and... Read more
This is the story of an unassuming electrician working hard at a city zoo. He was not known as the kind to stir up trouble, but as mounting injustice swirled around him, he couldn't help himself. He wrote and published a couple of essays expr... Read more
When it comes to permanent weight loss, persistence is where the tire meets the road. There will be many ups and downs along this road, and you'll have to keep yourself going even when things get tough. If you’ve been working the previous e... Read more
Visual images hold amazing power. We can all still “see” the Challenger disaster, the flag rising over Iwo Jima, even our own high school yearbook pictures. The images are still with us today. And so are the emotions that go with them... Read more
It was just a coffee table. A resting place for coffee cups and gatherer of used magazines. Normally, it would have no meaning for me. But because I invented this table and scraped my knuckles raw for it…I was a proud papa.
This Chr... Read more
If you develop sudden changes in vision, experience eye pain, or see spots or lights floating in your field of vision, call your ophthalmologist. Even without eye symptoms, diabetes patients should see an ophthalmologist yearly for a routine eye exam... Read more
By Sue Gelber (SOULCOLLAGESUE) When I joined SparkPeople last May, I stumbled across its One Time Challenge to Create a Vision Collage.. In the context of my personal and professional experience, I was impressed by the sophistication of a website th... Read more
Here at SparkPeople, we're big fans of vision collages. What's a vision collage? A vision collage is a collection of photos, magazine pages, words, or anything else that you can use to help visualize your goals.Why would you give one as a gift? Somet... Read more
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