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People naturally perform better when others are on their side and helping out. Even in everyday nutrition and fitness, we&rsq... Read more
When weight loss professionals discuss emotional eating, you hear a lot of talk about stimulus control, stress management techniques, and cognitive reframing. This is all well and good (and you’ll be hearing some of that here), but it doesn&rsq... Read more
Not long ago, you were energetic and determined to start your healthy lifestyle. Starting with enthusiasm and hope, you watched your food intake diligently, exercised like it was going out of style, and even avoided the temptation that seemed to lurk... Read more
To stick around and work, weight loss has to fit within the bigger picture -- and then made into a daily priority. Like a movie extra struggling to be seen on a blockbuster film, if weight loss isn’t in the big picture, it won’t get w... Read more
Visual images hold amazing power. We can all still “see” the Challenger disaster, the flag rising over Iwo Jima, even our own high school yearbook pictures. The images are still with us today. And so are the emotions that go with them... Read more
Every time I edit my Spark page, and I change either the second or third picture, it will change my profile picture, too. Profile picture should not change when I change any other picture on my Spark page.... Read more
I'm finally 45 pounds down on my journey to awesomeness. I uploaded some before/during/present pictures on my spark page. I always like looking at other people's so I figured I would share mine!
I have 40 more pounds to go. Should get there jus... Read more
I was seriously considering deleting my old progress pictures since I gained back all of the weight, but decided instead to keep them as a reminder to myself of the fact that I did it before, I can do it again. I did add a new one now that I am start... Read more
I bought a french memory board and printed out a bunch of inspirational pictures and quotes and then put it up next to my mirror so I see it every morning and each time I look in the mirror.... Read more
The cell phone is an amazing little gadget – one that has become an integral part of our lives. There is nearly no obstacle that we encounter in our day-to-day living that can’t be solved by a quick Google search or a few clicks of an app... Read more
The weekend before Thanksgiving, Chris "SparkGuy" Downie spoke at the “I Can Do It” Conference, created and put on by Hay House, the publisher of many inspirational books, including The Spark. In addition to sharing his story, Chris had two successf... Read more
All of these photos where taken by me ( except for the one's with me in it) within the past five years. I love to capture moments on film - So take a virtual vacation with me today : Oregon Coast and Northern California Redwoods me and my M... Read more
Loch Katrine where only a steamboat is allowed on it.
Northwest shores of Scotland
Sheep on the northwest coast
Northeast coast of Scotland
The village of Ellen, Scotland where my... Read more
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