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
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
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
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
This classic board post is a featured "SparkStory", an inspirational post that provides support, encouragement and motivation to the SparkPeople Community. Poster: DIMARKSLast week I finally got it. The big lightbulb went on.I use... 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
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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