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
One year ago, I went to lunch with a co-worker. When the waitress came over to take our drink order, I ordered a Diet Coke. The woman looked me up and down, snorted, then asked, "Diet?" in a very snotty voice. I just sat very still and said... Read more
As the world of technology evolves, there are more and more devices to make life easier for us. Think of all the time we save with things like garage door openers, snow blowers, remote controls, dishwashers, elevators, high speed internet, digita... Read more
Every year, thousands of people set New Year’s resolutions to stop doing things: Stop eating fried foods. Stop watching TV. Stop drinking so much soda. But, really, how long do they stick? When your resolutions aren’t enjoyable and only f... Read more
Every year, thousands of people set New Year’s resolutions to stop doing things: Stop eating fried foods. Stop watching TV. Stop drinking so much beer. But, really, how long do they stick? When your resolutions aren’t enjoyable and only f... Read more
My name is Nicole and I have been working on my for 5 years now since my weight randomly went drastically up. I have bounce up and down from 130-170 for the last 3 years. Right now I am at the higher end after quitting smoking and eating... Read more
This is a serious request. There were positive motivational sayings on the start page that has been replaced with Spark Points. Please, the motivation is much more important than having the spark points. The spark points are still under My Tracker... Read more
On my own, I'm just great at making low calorie, tasty foods and sticking to them. Pickled veggie salad, fruit soup made with fat free yogurt, and so forth. It's all good.
But take me to a pot luck and put a bunch of fritos and artichoke dip... Read more
The site keeps saying server error 404 - File or directory not found.
Also, as before...haven't heard back....keeps double and triple timing my nutritional and goodies. Occasionally messages. And when writing people my emails just vanish.... Read more
I have heard two sides.
1. if you burn more calories than you consume, you lose weight.
2. I just heard the opposite, if I'm on a 1200 calories per day, and I exercise and burn 700 calories, I have to not only eat my 1200 but also add the... Read more
When I find a motivational or inspirational saying that really touches me, I type it up in a small, pretty font and laminate it. I carry them in my wallet and look at them whenever I need a nudge. Sometimes I put them EVERYWHERE in my house if I'm h... Read more
Frustrated by people saying you look great and don't need to lose weight, even though you’re not fit and healthy as you should be? Get support here from other non-obese people seeking better health!... 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
To me, one of the most defining moments in an inspirational movie comes when the protagonist overcomes adversity and we all leave the theater with that 'ain't life good' feeling. Many of us are quite familiar with theme songs of movies such as Star W... Read more
Ok so another thing I love about this website is the inspirational quotes you get in your email. I can be having a really crappy morning then I read the daily email and feel better like I can accomplish so much more. I have to admit I am going to uns... Read more
First graders were given the beginning of these cliches, and asked to provide their own endings. The results are often better than the original! Take a look…
1. If at first you don't succeed.....go play.
2. Eat, drink, and.....go to the bathro... Read more
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