You know that scene in High Fidelity where John Cusack is touting the importance of the perfectly crafted mix tape? A tape that has to kick off with a killer track to grab attention, then take it up a notch, then cool it off a notch?
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If you put yourself in a positive frame of mind, you can accomplish anything. If you can clearly see your goal, see that it’s within your grasp, there’s nothing stopping you. That’s why surrounding yourself with positive images and... Read more
At SparkPeople, we believe that health should be fun and inspirational—not clinical or negative. That’s why we invented the word “Healthtainment ®to best describe the motivational and positive experience people have here at Spar... Read more
When weight loss professionals discuss emotional eating, you hear a lot of talk about stimulus control, stress management techniques, and cognitive reframing. This is all well and good (and you’ll be hearing some of that here), but it doesn&rsq... Read more
Coaches, mentors, trainers, teammates, partners, fans. Even the greatest athletes in the world can’t do it alone.
People naturally perform better when others are on their side and helping out. Even in everyday nutrition and fitness, we&rsq... Read more
This happens at least once a week mostly on blogs, but today I'm fed up enough to post something
Today's Blog that was posted at 6:00 when I read it at 8:15-ish this morning and tried to get points for reading it said it had already been awarde... Read more
I met a woman in my dream last night - and I think I like her way of thinking. She had a big pile of candy on her kitchen table. When I asked her if she really ate all that candy by herself, she replied "yes, but I always make it a habit of eating... Read more
Hello all! I just finished the 5% Winter Challenge a week ago, where I lost close to 9 lbs., and I'm about to start the 5% Spring Challenge soon. Thought I would've lost at least twice that, but hey I lost something and that's a victory.
About 3 o... Read more
Posting anything on the internet can bring a lot of comments and feedback -- some positive and some negative. I wonder though, if it weren't for the anonymity of the internet would the same people that leave negative comments and feedback say the... Read more
Last week was Birdie Varnedore's time to shine. First, the 35-year-old SparkPeople member was featured in People magazine--in her bikini. Then, she went on Good Morning America to talk about her 140-pound weight loss--and she even mentioned SparkPeop... Read more
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