Secrets of Success

Secrets

3

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Beating the Winter Blues

Everyone goes through periods of feeling blue. Studies have shown that wintertime brings on the blues more than the bright summer days. If you are feeling blue, spark your motivation and mood by choosing one new exercise to try or be courageous by trying a new food that you've never had before.
...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

3

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Allow Yourself Mistakes

I don't know if this can count as a secret to success since I don't know if I would consider myself "successful" at this point. But I'm definitely feeling hopeful, rather than guilty or upset. But ultimately, the best way to get back on track is to allow yourself to make mistakes and then promptly...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

6

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Food is not the problem. Food is not in control.

These are things I share with ladies that are trying to get healthy with me, we are taking back our lives. How about YOU? Letís take a moment to explore WHY we eat what we eat. It's time to really consider whether we are eating for fuel and to get the nutrients our bodies need, or if we are medica...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

2

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Don't think about it, just do it!

My secret is simple: get up and go. Don't think about it. Just get up and go.

I think the 1700 minimum character count is a bit too much for my tip. But I will explain how I got to that tip just so that my text will be eligible for posting.

I lag all the time about going to the gym. H...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

italian wedding soup

Italian Wedding Soup
Think of this as a first-rate chicken soup with mini-meatballs and loads of flavor.
Ingredients

1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 cup diced carrots
1 tablespoon minced garlic
8 cups fat-free chicken broth
1 1/2 cups beef broth
1 teaspoon...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

2

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Age-Proof Your Skin (continued)

Here are some tips for healthier skin:

Make it quick. Don't linger in the bath or shower. Experts recommend 15 minutes maximum, and keep water temperature warm or cool---not hot.

Be stingy with soap. Apply soap sparingly and rinse it off well. If you're suffering from very dry skin...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

2

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

An At-Home Boxing Workout for Women

An At-Home Boxing Workout for Women



"Jab, right punch, hook, uppercut!"

Four-time world champion boxer Jaime Clampitt (pictured) calls out the four basic boxing punches, nodding encouragement as I swing my way through the air. When she turns her back to me to demonstrate the mo...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

1

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Pros of Paleo Diet

You need to read this list. You need to read it because once you do youíll realize the Paleo Diet is unquestionably the best diet for you. There are no special pills and you donít have to starve yourself for 40 days and 40 nights.

All you have to do is eat in a similar fashion as your paleoli...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

3

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

The 5 Best Full Body Exercises

The 5 Best Full Body Exercises

Learn how to burn fat and get fit fast with these full body exercises.


In the episodes How To Lose Fat Quickly and How To Build Muscle, we learn that there is one distinct similarity between both fat-burning and muscle-building goals: They each requir...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

3

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Stop looking at the Scale

We have heard it a thousand time...muscle weighs more than fat. Believe it! Do not get discouraged by stepping on the scale.

We work out... we eat right... we do it for weeks and the scale doesn't change... or it just changes by a pound. We get discouraged and ask ourselves 'why bother'?...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Submit a Secret


See Another Category: Go

Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click the "Report Inappropriate Secret" on the secret's page and our staff will review it.