Bonnie (BONNIEBELLE2), who declined to share her starting weight, knew she was overweight and was ready to do something about it. So she started by putting one foot in front of the other with a walking program. Forty-two pounds later, she’s dro... Read more
This SparkTeens calendar will help you boost your confidence with simple actions you can take each day to improve your health, beauty and self-esteem inside and out.
Click here to download and print your calendar. (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader... Read more
If we had friends that treated us the way that many of us treat ourselves, they wouldn’t be our friends for very long. Imagine a friend who calls up just to complain–about you. Or an alleged buddy who quickly says “I told you so... Read more
I sat listening quietly to the women in my monthly weight-loss support group talk amongst themselves over the conference line. Marge was sharing how happy she was to be back to her regular daily walks after months of being derailed by her broken ankl... Read more
Worked up enough confidence to go on a date last night. First one in a long time. Cool part is he actually texted me after and this morning. Usually they're shallow enough not to respond afterwards. I'm proud of myself! Happy Friday everyone! :)... Read more
I would like to know how to self motivate when I am not generally a competitive person. I am beginning to think that is a natural personality trait. Not one I have either. Any thoughts or tips on healthy competition?... Read more
Hi! I'm Melissa and I'm interested in gaining new eating and exercise habits. I've been with a personal trainer now for 2 months and have lost 14 lbs :) I'm looking forward to a more stronger, leaner and healthier person in the coming months! I've be... Read more
Self hate is starting to take in so I am listing things I like about myself. One is that I am good at writing. I am also pretty smart, I am able to tread water for a long period of time and I am a good cook. Anyone else suffering, list good things :)... Read more
Vegetarians&Vegans sharing recipes,health tips & more along the path to finding our healthiest selves. Also anyone looking for a challenge by adding healthy vegetarian meals/days to current lifestyle.... Read more
By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL)
This season is a great time to think about what giving really means. Is giving limited only to things we can wrap in elegant papers and adorn with bows? In the truest sense of the season, the gift of oneself is the... Read more
From our partners at Woman's DayConfidence is easily attainable and makes a huge impact on how others view you as well as how you feel about yourself. Try these instant boosters to put a little spring in your step: Straighten up. A recent Ohio... Read more
As I was preparing my lesson for my English as a Second Language (ESL) class tomorrow, though about how much the ladies in my class have learned since Christmas. They work hard, do homework and really put themselves out there when learning new words.... Read more
I know I already blogged once today, but I just want to try getting this out of my head. I'm tired of it circulating around in there.
Way back when, when I was thin, I was never at a loss for confidence and self-esteem. Then, even after I put... Read more
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