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Attitudes and Behaviors


Sunday, November 24, 2013

If you've read The Spark or any of the articles on the philosophy behind SP, you know about the cross-over effects of this program. I've personally come to know that this is far more than a physical journey for me and I've read enough members blogs and message board posts to know that it is the same for a lot of people.

This is definitely a physical, emotional and spiritual journey for me. Losing the weight is simply a building block to other goals. So, when I read a blog today that was what I call a "venting" blog it called on me to think about some attitudes and behaviors that I want to eradicate from my life or to expand upon in my life. I don't know if that makes sense or not but this blog is for me today. I need to ask the hard questions of myself and if that blog prompted me to do it then I can look beyond what I saw as "mean spiritedness".

Am I a blessing to someone in some way every day?

Am I critical and judgmental?

Do I think before I speak?

Do I look beyond the who and the what to the why?

Do I act nice and then complain about it later?

Do I let things go?

Do I live my life with grace and compassion (for myself and others)?

Do I really listen and absorb what others say?

Do I have a "what about me?" attitude?

Do I get up every day in hopeful expectation that something good is going to happen to me and through me?

Do I make excuses for myself and my behavior and do I have a pity party when things don't go my way?



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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SUZEMARIE73 11/26/2013 10:25AM

    Thank you for this blog. It really made me think about my own attitudes in life.

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2BEHEALTHY2014 11/24/2013 4:58PM

    I know I need twirl on these.thanks for sharing.

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BJHARRIS549 11/24/2013 4:55PM

    Bless you, Ann. Brings tears to my eyes....I hope I'm always kind...I think you've got the BIG picture! emoticon for your beautiful blog. Keep sparking! !

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BARCLE 11/24/2013 2:43PM

    emoticon VERY well said emoticon

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GEORGE815 11/24/2013 2:32PM

    How grownup! Its hard sometimes though!

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ANNMACP0212 11/24/2013 10:10AM

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