Secrets of Success

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Be A Friend

I have found that one of the key secrets to my success has been to be a true friend...not just to my physical friends, but especially to my online SparkFriends.

The more you reach out to others to encourage them or offer them real support and love...the more you will benefit, too.

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Keep moving forward

I look straight ahead of me at all times. If I fall, I try to fall forward. Another thing I do is visualize myself having achieved my goal weight. Visualization is one of the keys to not only a successful journey, but to a successful life. Once you realize that you CAN do this, you start to reali...

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Blogs

I may have already posted a secret like this, but it's worth repeating: every time you huddle with your team, pick a couple of blogs to read and respond to.

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You Can Do It!

Have a Sensational Sparking Sunday!

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2013

Write the year "2013" on at least 10 of your checks. My mom taught me this trick years ago and now I no longer accidently write a check with the wrong year on it.

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Positivity

Keep your thoughts positive!
This isn't as easy as it sounds, but it is doable. Try to stop the negative self-talk immediately and replace it with a positive statement.
For example: If you find yourself saying, "I can't do this - I am just such a dummy!" - turn it around by saying, "I know I...

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Smiling

Just keep on smiling - no matter what happens! Smiling tricks you into thinking you're happy and before you know it, you ARE!

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Don't let it get you down

Problems are opportunities. Work them out.

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The dreaded scale

View the scale as a tool - not an enemy.

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Our Pets

Treasure your pets while you still have them. Their stay with us is so short.

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