No one wants to be a Debbie Downer, but let’s be honest: Complaining can be cathartic. Whether it's work stress, bossy in-laws or a knee injury, it's a natural impulse to vent frustrations to any listening ear. While blowing off some ve... 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
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
The SparkGuy™ Experience is a service experience for SparkPeople members designed to help them achieve their health and fitness goals and extend that success to all aspects of their lives. Our internal expert, whom we have cordially n... Read more
We get it: Staying on the healthy train is hard work. It's easier to skip the workout, to order the takeout, to get sucked into the online drama, to succumb to the sweet treat—but the path of least resistance isn't conducive with that l... Read more
I read a quote recently that deeply affected me. It said: "Don't take your eyes off your responsibility to yourself. You are being forged in the fires of your own self-discovery." - Chani Nicholas... Read more
When my daughter gets overwhelmed and her spirit is low I always cheer her up with this quote that my husband though me when we first got married "how do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time" she now shares it with me. One pound atâŹ± #friendfinde... Read more
Many many many many moons ago I had a deck of cards which were inspirational/motivational that you could keep in your wallet/purse or pop them up on your mirror etc. I have since lost those but was wondering whether anyone has anything similar? I hav... Read more
Inspired by this piece of motivation? Share it on Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr! Check out hundreds of inspirational quotes and images on SparkPeople's Healthy Inspiration page. ... Read more
I love reading all of the quotes everyone shares on the Internet. Whether they're authentic or not, I find them inspiring. Here's a thought for today:
Sparking is a form of discipline and the very act of... Read more
â€śNo matter who you are, no matter what you do, you absolutely, positively do have the power to change.â€ť ~Bill Phillips
â€śPut all excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable.â€ť ~Zig Ziglar
â€śWe can do anything we want as long as we st... Read more
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