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Gratitude Buddies :)

Wednesday, September 05, 2012      27 comments

I was listening to a podcast on gratitude yesterday when the speaker made a suggestion. She challenged us to find a Gratitude Buddy. Weíd email this person daily and share one thing we were grateful for in our lives, at that moment. She suggeste... Read more

Thought I'd Share: The Us We Dont Consider

Tuesday, September 04, 2012      13 comments

So I was thinking, I know you know that there's the "you" that you know you are - adventurous, good-looking, and fun to be around. And I know you know that there's another part of "you" in the unseen who you've kind of temporarily forgotte... Read more

September Goals

Monday, September 03, 2012      24 comments

My plan this month is simple. Itís to concentrate on the areas of my health journey that need the most improvement. I split them into three areas of concentration and youíll notice there is no number attached. If I follow my intentions here I wi... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Some Success At Last!!!

Sunday, September 02, 2012      184 comments

I lost another Spark friend the other day. Iíve been there myself. You are ready to hit the ďdeleteĒ button on your account and find some corner to hide in. You are frustrated, you are ashamed, you are scared and most of all you just do not und... Read more

What Do YOU Regret? (video blog)

Friday, August 31, 2012      20 comments

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A Smile is For Free

Wednesday, August 29, 2012      21 comments

I get eight or ten devotionals and motivations each morning and this one is always my favorite. I often pass things on or write about them dear ones because I get the feeling or intuition someone out there needs to read them. If you have the tim... Read more

Who Rules The Roost, My Mind or My Emotions

Tuesday, August 28, 2012      21 comments

Along with many of the other challenges I embrace in my life I am an emotional eater. Pick an occasion and I can find a reason to celebrate or bemoan it with food. Itís never healthy or nutritional food. Nope a change of attitude calls for a fiv... Read more

The Other Side

Wednesday, August 22, 2012      16 comments

Do you know those windows they build into bathrooms? They are frosted so you canít see through them. You may hear laughter, excitement, maybe even some really scary stuff on the other side of them but you canít see them. You canít reach out to t... Read more

Turning "Cant"s Into "Cans." A Few Personal Examples

Monday, August 20, 2012      16 comments

Who tells your story? Hereís a hint: If you walk to the closest mirror and take a good hard look you will meet the author of your personal journey. Itís not mom, dad, husband, wife, or BF. Itís you. From the moment you are born there is a c... Read more

It Was A Good Day..........Really It Was :)

Friday, August 17, 2012      26 comments

Sometimes I have one of those days I just canít help but sharing. I just returned from the gym. A Friday afternoon workout is my gift to myself. It means an extra few minutes in the hot tub and some time in the steam room and hey, hey, hey ... Read more

Maybe This You, Too? (video blog)

Friday, August 17, 2012      16 comments

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Namaste

Tuesday, August 14, 2012      19 comments

A few of you have written me and asked why I end my blogs with the word ďNamaste.Ē I thought Iíd collect my thoughts and share with you the meaning the word has for me. The gesture Namaste represents the belief that there is a Divine spark... Read more

"I'm Rubber You're Glue"

Monday, August 06, 2012      44 comments

I learned a valuable life lesson on my morning walk a few summers back. Each morning I would pass a college aged woman standing at the bus stop. She was dressed in a fast food uniform and as I passed by I would greet her with a cheerful ďGood M... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Look Into My Eyes, Do They Dazzle?

Wednesday, August 01, 2012      121 comments

I consider myself a live and let live sort of guy. As a small business owner living in a very tight economy, I know you have to watch every nickel and dime and maximize every opportunity to generate revenue. It means you stay competitive in the ... Read more

Just The Way We Are

Monday, July 30, 2012      22 comments

I had just finished reading some really good insights from Sparker JENNKFIT about how advertisements (even the ones here at Spark.) are often misleading. JENNKFIT was writing about an advertisement which said you could get a bikini body before t... Read more


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