I am a big believer that attitude and outlook on life accounts for a lot. Research clearly shows that people are actually healthier and much happier when they wake up each day with a positive mind-set. For example, in a 23-year study by Miami and Yal... 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
Hundreds of SparkPeople members convened with SparkPeople employees and coaches at the San Diego Convention Center on May 2, 2009, for the world's first Spark Your Life Convention! We realize that many members were unable to attend this special d... Read more
You might have noticed some SparkPeople members sharing their amazing weight loss success stories in the news recently:
Kristi, Kristin and Rosie appeared in People Magazine and on the “Ellen” show
Melissa was interview... Read more
During the 2008 Summer Olympics, we heard countless inspirational stories about the athletes who were there to compete. Every competitor was special and had an inspiring story of the determination, setbacks, and hard work that got them there. But I c... Read more
are you counting calories and using all of spark people to help you rach your goals? are you follwing the spark diet? what are your fast break goals?
Give up 1 fast food meal each week.
i work fast food and eat there a lot.
wor... Read more
What do you do that helps you stay on track for for healthy eating/living?
I always make sure I have plenty of fresh vegetables an hand so I can make healthy meals for the family.
I limit the amount of treats available in the house to av... Read more
I am about 5 days into in, and I think I could do this for life. But I just want to hear some weight loss stories. I need to take off about 10 pounds. Actually, I am doing the Whole30 with the exception of having 3-4 cups of coffee in the morning w/... Read more
I did it! 252
So I am on my 5th day of movement (20-30 min a day) Some days I've walked 1-2.5 miles and some I've done body weight work outs. 104
I'm on my second day of food tracking! 4
I know this all sounds so little but I have... Read more
PEOPLE magazine's annual "Half Their Size" issue, on newsstands now, features regular people who lost more than half of their body weight. The transformations are incredibly motivating, especially if you've resolved to get in shape... 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
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