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
Did you know that SparkPeople members who post on the Community Message Boards are more likely to lose weight than those who do not? In fact, in a recent survey, message board users lost more weight and stayed with the program longer than no... Read more
These days, it's not uncommon for people to make decisions that affect their health based on information that they find on the Internet. But can you trust the weight loss advice you find on Internet message boards? When it comes to weight loss, a... 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
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
Lisa, I agree with the other posters, and I think your plan to get together a few tried-and-true meals, and rotate them out, sounds great. Do you live near an Aldi? They have fabulous specials on produce that may help you stretch your budget.... Read more
The previous poster is correct. You'll need to go to your SparkPage on the full site, click Edit My SparkPage and check (or uncheck) the boxes at the top right. Then save changes.
Coach Jen... Read more
I need some motivation.. Inspirational messages to help me get back on track! I was slacking for about a week due to teeth problems and I'm hoping when Friday comes ( my weigh in ) i didn't gain everything back I've lost..... Read more
I second the poster who said "screwing up at breakfast doesn't mean you have to screw up at lunch." Each meal is a separate decision. Use each one as an opportunity to make a better decision. Try not to beat yourself up, just make a better choice.... Read more
To keep me motivated I made an inspiration poster and put pictures of all my family and inspirational words and pictures out of magazines to remind me why I'm doing this. I also hung it by my bed so every morning that is the first thing I see.... Read more
i like to surround myself with motivational and inspirational images like pics and artwork like the ones i chose one week as a part of my fast break goals! i also like to go back to my goals/motivation posters and remind myself of the positive direc... Read more
I lost 50 lbs last night
RUNNING on my LUNCH BREAK?!?!?!?
What motivates and inspires me?
My Spark Anniversary!
I am proud of myself!
The Beauty of a Spark Friendship
80 lb loss picture!
THE "CAN... Read more
A Before and After Picture After 1 Year...
We're Riding the SP Train!
My Motivational Poster!!!
My First Ever Triathlon Pics (8/14/10)
I Took the Steps
When Did I Start LIKING Exercise?
132 Pounds Gone in Pictures
Happy 1 Year Spark Ann... Read more
Hello...just wanted to let everyone know that there is a motivational/inspirational website with AWESOME posters!
I plan on purchasing a couple to put in my new Wellness clinic's office! Just a reminder that we all should either focus on an inspir... Read more
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