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Change Your Attitude By Being Positive

First, surround yourself with positive, supportive people. Have a frank talk with your family about your goals and how you'd like them to support your efforts. Family and friends are not mind readers. Learn to communicate your needs in a positive way for more positive results. Share your goals. ...

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You must love yourself...

Until I made it my mission to be a happy person, nothing worked.

After really taking the time to get to know myself & what I want out of this life....the weight melted off. I followed the typical cliche, we have all heard a million times - STOP dieting & start living.

I changed my life...

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Expectations . . .


"We tend to get what we expect."
~ Norman Vincent Peale


I wrote a nice 2000 word essay on this sub...

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Create a happy moments or victory jar

Often times when we are on our spark journey, we forget how far we've come, how much progress we've made, and just how much we have actually accomplished.

I'm telling you now: It's not all about the scale, or even the praise and compliments of those around you. It's about the feelings of joy,...

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False modesty will bring you nowhere

False modesty will bring you nowhere. Own your success. You deserve it. Why? Because you are the one who has been working hard to reach goal. Because you have shown up every day even after you messed up. Because, you are valuable. There is nothing as a straight line when it comes to weightloss (or a...

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Love yourself 1st

Love yourself first and everything else falls in line.
You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
By Lucille Ball
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how to feel good

find someone you know who appreciates your work

find yarn to match their personality

find a knitting pattern for their personality

knit up a hat and scarf

present it to them on a cold gloomy day

gave it to my doctor during the appointment . watching him run around...

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Accentuate the Positive


"People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success."
~ Norman Vincent Peale
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When you can't exercise

Sometimes it's hard to stay motivated when you are disabled in such a way that you are unable to exercise. You read all this stuff about "just get moving" and you feel frustrated and hopeless. I tend to feel misunderstood and angry.

As I try to learn a better way to cope with lack of exerc...

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The Ever Willing Servant


"The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources"
~Norman Vincent Peale

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