Motivation is like cold hard cash: You can never have too much! And when you’re trying to lose weight (for the umpteenth time for many of us) you know that you need a wealth of motivational strategies you can count on. But, with so many motivat... Read more
Our bodies are very similar to our parents, teachers, bosses and coaches. They demand we make responsible choices and work hard to be successful. They expect us to wake up on time, show up when we’re suppose to and hand things in when they&... Read more
There's nothing like an engagement ring to motivate a woman to get serious about weight loss. The dress. The photos. The honeymoon! You're dropping lots of cash for a fabulous event and will be standing with your butt—er, back—to... Read more
On January 5, the E! network premiered "E! True Hollywood Story Investigates: Diet Fads," which included interviews with two SparkPeople members (who are also friends), Kristina (EKHAM05) and Tina (TEANAZ1). The show covered various diets... Read more
Shakira, Shakira! Even though Wyclef really didn’t know she could dance like that, we certainly knew it and only wish we could as well. As a woman of Colombian and Lebanese descent, Shakira was blessed not only with an exotic beauty... Read more
I've been doing a lot of research into the best ways of eating, more for general health (especially heart health) than weight loss (since I believe the only way to really lose weight is to cut calories, no matter what kind of 'diet' you eat)... Read more
How do you deal with insensitive people??
I'm roommates with my ex, he won't leave. Long story. Lease is up in December, i'm out then. In the meantime, how do I deal with him bringing junk into the house??
If I'm in the living room w... Read more
I started The Plan in January and had major reactions since the beginning. After being on this program for 5 months and working with a nutritionist for 30 days, I have discovered that I am reacting to MANY things and my body has become... Read more
I work a job that I don't get out of until later at night. I used to have a little snack on my break but then would be hungry when I got home around 10:30 or 11:00 at night and would eat a meal. If I chose to stay up late I also might have a snack la... Read more
I still had a big, full basket of candy from my parents back home. And of course I'd eat from it all the time. After tracking the little innocent seeming eggs, I realized it was really slowing my down, so I put every single piece of candy on a plate... Read more
A number of studies in recent years have analyzed at the attitudes of parents towards their weight and looks, and how those attitudes influence their children. A new study of 4-year olds in Australia found that many have already picked up the messag... Read more
As another year comes to an end and a new one begins, many of us, me included, will set aside time to re-evaluate the events in our life and prepare the way for the events of 2009. While I have never been one to make yearly resolutions, I do like to... Read more
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