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How do you achieve and maintain a positive outlook?

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Weight loss can drive you crazy. The ups and downs on the scale. The unpredictability of how one meal at a restaurant might effect your progress. A million different people whispering in your ear; from marketers of millions of weight loss products to well meaning but ill informed people who all thin...

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Learning and Changing


Change is the end result of all true learning.
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Leo Buscaglia was an amazing man. He ...

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A day at a time

I take a day at a time, I challenge myself to do better from the day before. Ex: If I walked 1 mile yesterday, today I challenge to do 1.5 miles today. Whatever I did the day before, I try to improve or press forward the next day. My fit was programmed to 10,000 steps a day. I was not even doing 2,0...

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Keep A Spark Book

I use a Spark Book / Spark Journal to keep myself happy, focused and motivated.

While this is now a commercialized concept - meaning you can go buy a branded Spark Journal these days...it began as an art school trick to keep students' creative momentum.

Really, any journal lined or u...

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Creating new habits!!

The weight-loss process has been a very daunting one. It seems like there is an obstacle around every corner, a monster lurking in the shadows. There are too many factors that are setting me up to fail. But isn't that why I am here? Isn't that why I don't weigh what I want to? Or look and feel the w...

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Easy ways to save money

We all know debt is a huge stressor and trying to save money these days is almost impossible. It can be done, however, and I'll share a few ways to find " healthy greens."
1. Save all the change. Whenever my husband buys anything he tosses the change into a piggy bank at home. Then every few ...

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You are not just everybody..

We like to look at our bodies as I am OK just the way I am ... Well we are all unique in our own ways.. Everyone that wants to loose weight needs to know it is not about a number on a scale or the picture of a body builder as a example.. Shoot for the I feel good in my own skin.. All of us a human b...

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Various suggestions of keeping a positive attitude during weight loss...

Staying positive can be a tough thing to do especially with the ups and downs associated with losing weight. While there are many strategies and tactics that someone can use when setting and keeping goals, weíll focus on a couple tips here.

Remember itís about baby steps. Donít overwhelm your...

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Make you happy


Of this be sure: You do not need find the happy life -- you make it.

There is a new series on Huffington Post called "Talk to Me". It is children asking questions of their parents. I love it, I love the questions, I love the idea.

This got me thinking...if my darling Daughter asked...

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Thoughts on Courage


"Courage is on display every day, and only the courageous wring the most out of life."
~ Zig Ziglar


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