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
During the 2008 Summer Olympics, we heard countless inspirational stories about the athletes who were there to compete. Every competitor was special and had an inspiring story of the determination, setbacks, and hard work that got them there. But I c... Read more
When Ann (AGILLASPIE60) was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in July, 2010, she knew she had to change her lifestyle and get her health under control. A few months later, she was struggling with motivation when she found SparkPeople.com. Since then, An... Read more
I saw this video and thought it was powerful enough to share with all of our SparkPeople members. It's a 10-minute clip from “Oprah” where a college professor gives his last lecture because he's dying from pancre... Read more
Some very inspirational words, when you think about quitting just sit back and think about why you start. This is a challenge you can beat because we all here to cheer each other on til the finished line :-) goodnight... Read more
I am keeping a lot of fruit in the house. I also have some 100 cal. And other portion control packs of cookies and chips. I really like the seasonal fruits such as the nacel oranges and clementine type tangerines right now. I also read on most sit... Read more
Hi everyone, this is my first time on this website...so I am still learning how to use it. My question is I want to buy the vivofit or the fitbit charge hr. I heard good and bad things about both but can't decide which one to buy...does anyone have... Read more
SO PROUD to report 40 lbs.down ,and BMI starting SPark was 50.9 and now is 43.8!!!
I feel like it has taken way to long compared to other sparkers to get this far(11 mos).But determined to keep pushing to get healthy and feel better about me!!!
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I love to set my mood with candles and soft instrumental music as I prepare to meditate and visualize my mood, goals and activities. I first read a Bible verse or inspirational thought before beginning♥247... Read more
The weekend before Thanksgiving, Chris "SparkGuy" Downie spoke at the “I Can Do It” Conference, created and put on by Hay House, the publisher of many inspirational books, including The Spark. In addition to sharing his story, Chris had two successf... Read more
To me, one of the most defining moments in an inspirational movie comes when the protagonist overcomes adversity and we all leave the theater with that 'ain't life good' feeling. Many of us are quite familiar with theme songs of movies such as Star W... Read more
hi everyone this is a little something i readed today and found that it helped me.so maybe it will help someone else.
When things go wrong,
as they sometimes will,
when the road you're trudging
seems all up hill,
keep your s... Read more
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