While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,... Read more
Peek into a woman's closet, and tucked amid all the clothes is something that almost every woman keeps. She strives to wear it again someday, no matter how unrealistic or out of style it may be. What is it? Her "skinny" jeans. Whether y... Read more
Bonnie (BONNIEBELLE2), who declined to share her starting weight, knew she was overweight and was ready to do something about it. So she started by putting one foot in front of the other with a walking program. Forty-two pounds later, she’s dro... Read more
If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r... Read more
For most of us, work is a fact of life. Whether your paycheck helps care for a family, a home, tuition, or simply what you need to stay alive, we spend a large percentage of our waking hours doing some kind of work.
According to recent research,... Read more
I started a team Building Self-Esteem, Self-Action Group on 1/6/15, it currently has 14 members as of 1/22/15 and I want to make it an active and informative team. I encourage all team members to post something to the wall or to one of the forums, ev... Read more
Help me.. I am having trouble following through and staying motivated.
I have recently gotten into this funk where I feel like I have already failed so why even try. I know this is destructive thinking. It's just so hard for me to stay positive..... Read more
Need help I am 27 years old. I keep maintaing my weight at 169 and I want to go down to 150 I need ideas and suggestions I am also new to sparkpeople and don't have very many friends on here... Read more
From our partners at Woman's DayConfidence is easily attainable and makes a huge impact on how others view you as well as how you feel about yourself. Try these instant boosters to put a little spring in your step: Straighten up. A recent Ohio... Read more
Keeping a positive outlook on life can certainly be a challenge, especially when there seems to be so much negativity everywhere you turn. While I am slowly learning to master the art of dealing with stress, thanks to many of the suggestions from our... Read more
When I resumed Spark People Jan 7 I dreamt big. I would stick to the plan 100%. I could do this, and I wouldn't make excuses, or be too tired to cook a healthy meal, or be too sick to work out. Life, of course, isn't perfect, and after a couple of we... Read more
A friend mentioned that I should not post as if I am lecturing as I am only a lay person and do not have professional credentials. Sorry for coming across so strongly , but I have a passion for giving advice since helping others cope with life issue... Read more
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