In the first article of this three-part series, I promised that if you can master the challenge of exercising regularly and overcome the difficulties you may encounter, then you would achieve something far more than the ability to burn additional cal... Read more
As I write this, the 2008 Summer Olympics are just around the corner. Athletes from around the world will gather in Bejing, China, to compete in their respective sports in hopes of honoring their countries and fulfilling lifelong dreams of winning Ol... Read more
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
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
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You know those motivational & inspirational images you see with quotes on them? Do you have a favourite or perhaps a collection of favs? Share them here!
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"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
Motivation will almost always beat mere talent. Norman R. AugustineFootprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down. UnknownObstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. Henry FordWe never know... Read more
The contest is closed. The winners are: FIERCEBALANCE, CHUCKRABBI, GRAMMAALI, AVENS18, and NASFKAB!
We love CLIF bars, so when the company offered to give away a caddy containing 12 of the classic nutrition bar, we jumped at the chance. (Disclosur... 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
FOOTPRINTS IN THE SNOW
How quietly the snow falls.
In the winters cold air.
Leaving a blanket of snow so
There were footprints in the
No one was outside.
The door gently closed.
I felt peace upon my soul.
Jesus came... Read more
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