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 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
How many times have you stepped on the scale, full of hopeful anticipation, only to be disappointed by the number staring back at you? Suddenly, that great feeling of accomplishment you had vanishes and you tell yourself that, again, you failed. No m... Read more
With thousands of features on the site and new ones launching every day, it's easy to miss some here and there. It's not unusual to hear a long-time member say "I never knew SparkPeople had this!" and sometimes, it refers to a featu... Read more
When Ann joined SparkPeople over two years ago, she was just looking for a user-friendly food tracker. She never imagined that everything else she found here would become such an important part of her weight loss journey.
Ann considers herself t... 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!
I realize these message boards don't offer the option to... 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
If you read many of my blogs here, or follow me on Facebook or Twitter, then you know how much I love finding and sharing great workout music. Why? We all know it and research even proves it: listening to fast paced and upbeat music makes working out... Read more
"You can't change what was in the past…not by worrying about it, complaining about it, dwelling in it. You also can't build the future. You can impact the now…today….this moment. By impacting your n... Read more
Below is a collection of quotations I have come across that I really like. I needed some place to keep them all for quick reference in the future. I also want to be able to share some inspiration with others. So here goes, my ongoing collection of... Read more
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