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
Some animals face tough obstacles from Day One, like the dog born without front legs or one born without sight. Others demonstrate a sense of loyalty that knows no bounds, like an elephant that befriends a mutt. Still others survive and thrive in the... Read more
I saw this video and thought it was powerful enough to share with all of our SparkPeople members. It's a 10-minute clip from “Oprah” where a college professor gives his last lecture because he's dying from pancre... 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
John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead."
Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool tri... Read more
Welcome to SparkPeople! There are some wonderfully supportive and inspirational people here! My advice is to stay active in the app. Also if you haven't gone, check out the main site. There's a lot more features and great resources there. :)... Read more
I've taken to writing inspirational messages on my palm. It washes off but I'm not a tattoo girl - I like to change it up - and it gives me the extra boost every time I look down or pick something up. Today: be your own CEO.... 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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