If you put yourself in a positive frame of mind, you can accomplish anything. If you can clearly see your goal, see that it’s within your grasp, there’s nothing stopping you. That’s why surrounding yourself with positive images and... Read more
Coaches, mentors, trainers, teammates, partners, fans. Even the greatest athletes in the world can’t do it alone.
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
I am a big believer that attitude and outlook on life accounts for a lot. Research clearly shows that people are actually healthier and much happier when they wake up each day with a positive mind-set. For example, in a 23-year study by Miami and Yal... 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
What an amazing story!
"She said just skip the middle aisles and just go for all the produce and the meat," said Lauren. "She said don't eat a lot of processed food and don't eat out very often and watch your sodium intake so we listened to h... Read more
I found some old pictures of myself today from back when I was at my heaviest. They shocked me as I don't think I ever "saw" myself as that having been THAT fat at the time. I barely recognize myself in those pictures.
I am trying to sort out... Read more
I have not had any sweets in a couple weeks, and today I was online and just started looking at pictures of cookies and cakes. I felt like I was fantasizing about eating sweets. I almost feel ashamed like I am looking at food porn.
Does anyb... 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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