If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r... Read more
If we had friends that treated us the way that many of us treat ourselves, they wouldn’t be our friends for very long. Imagine a friend who calls up just to complain–about you. Or an alleged buddy who quickly says “I told you so... Read more
You're committed to a healthy lifestyle. You hit the gym every day when they open their doors, ditch soda for water, and brought healthy fruits and vegetables back to the center of your plate. Then you step on the scale, only to find that you hav... Read more
While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,... Read more
According to the Giving USA Foundation, charitable giving in the United States reached an estimated $295 billion in 2006—a new record. The record-setting donations included $1.9 billion from Warren Buffett, paid as the first installment of his... Read more
As many of you, I have tried losing weight countless times and I have in fact lost but never reached my goal weight. For the past 8 years I have tried to reach my goal weight of 115-120 lbs and just never quite made it. This year I realized... Read more
Ok, they say no question is dumb..
I see on the points tracker "huddle in a Spark team"
And..how do you do that?
When I go to my teams, I interact all the time..but points go to post messages...
So I'm asking...How do you huddle??? Ok no... Read more
This is my second time on Spark People. The first time worked really well for me, then life happens! I've gone through some major life changes since August (not my choice) so I'm having a hard time getting motivated. I just sit on the couch, watc... Read more
I'm a very introspective/analytical person. Particularly as it pertains to emotions, relationships, etc. It's just how I'm wired. In journaling in my fitness and nutrition daily trackers, I've been concluding with a short note to myself (to future... Read more
I recently read this article that discussed the link between self esteem issues and eating disorders. I could relate deeply, even though I don't think I have a proper eating disorder, I do use food compulsively as a distraction or a numbing method to... Read more
Vegetarians&Vegans sharing recipes,health tips & more along the path to finding our healthiest selves. Also anyone looking for a challenge by adding healthy vegetarian meals/days to current lifestyle.... Read more
From our partners at Woman's DayConfidence is easily attainable and makes a huge impact on how others view you as well as how you feel about yourself. Try these instant boosters to put a little spring in your step: Straighten up. A recent Ohio... Read more
In our recent dailySpark survey, most of you said that you love our "Confession" series. While all of our bloggers are SparkPeople employees, we're also members, which means that like all of you, we have our own battles with weight, healthy living an... Read more
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