NORWOODGIRL's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=NORWOODGIRL NORWOODGIRL's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Dalai Lama quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932408 He said, "There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow, so today is the right day to love, believe, do and mostly live." <BR> Fri, 22 May 2015 08:25:36 EST Laird Hamilton quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931439 "Make sure your worst enemy doesn't live between <BR> your own two ears." - Laird Hamilton Wed, 20 May 2015 13:37:36 EST Mark Twain quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930156 "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." <BR> - Mark Twain Mon, 18 May 2015 12:00:25 EST Dennis Prager quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929616 "Given the amount of unjust suffering and unhappiness in the world, I am deeply grateful for, sometimes even perplexed by, how much misery I have been spared." - Dennis Prager Sun, 17 May 2015 12:50:16 EST Mary Pickford quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927747 "You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, <BR> for this thing that we call 'failure' is not the falling <BR> down, but the staying down." - Mary Pickford Wed, 13 May 2015 22:21:38 EST W. Somerset Maugham quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927190 "It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept <BR> anything but the best, you very often get it." <BR> - W. Somerset Maugham Tue, 12 May 2015 21:55:26 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5926044 "Attitude is everything. Pick a good one." - Unknown Sun, 10 May 2015 23:06:42 EST Malcolm Forbes quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5925049 "When what we are is what we want to be, that's <BR> happiness." - Malcolm Forbes Fri, 8 May 2015 22:19:59 EST Janet Lane quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924553 "Of all the things you wear, your expression is the <BR> most important." - Janet Lane Thu, 7 May 2015 23:49:02 EST Gandhi quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923955 "Our greatness lies not so much in being able to <BR> remake the world...as in being able to remake <BR> ourselves." - Gandhi Wed, 6 May 2015 22:37:52 EST Helen Keller quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923333 When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. <BR> Helen Keller Tue, 5 May 2015 22:12:07 EST Colin Powell quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5922681 "If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, <BR> you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is <BR> not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude." <BR> - Colin Powell Mon, 4 May 2015 21:40:00 EST Tony Robbins quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5922012 "How am I going to live today in order to create the <BR> tomorrow I'm committed to?" - Tony Robbin Sun, 3 May 2015 20:41:35 EST Steve Schulte quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921537 "The day is what you make it! So why not make it a <BR> great one?" - Steve Schulte Sat, 2 May 2015 22:47:06 EST Zig Zigler quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921066 "Goals are dreams we convert to plans and take action <BR> to fulfill." - Zig Zigler Fri, 1 May 2015 23:24:47 EST John Burroughs quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5920486 "If you think you can do it, you can." -John Burroughs Thu, 30 Apr 2015 23:11:49 EST Brian Tracy quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919932 "Every time you repeat the words, "I can do it!" with <BR> conviction, you cancel or override your fear and <BR> increase your confidence. By repeating this affirmation <BR> over and over, you can eventually build your courage <BR> and confidence to the point where you are unafraid." <BR> - Brian Tracy Wed, 29 Apr 2015 22:40:47 EST Joseph B. Wirthlin quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919395 "The more often we see the things around us - even <BR> the beautiful and wonderful things - the more they <BR> become invisible to us. That is why we often take for <BR> granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the <BR> trees, the birds, the clouds - even those we love. <BR> Because we see things so often, we see them less <BR> and less." - Joseph B. Wirthlin <BR> <BR> I understand what he is saying but I don't necessarily agree. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 23:56:05 EST Gail Devers quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5918635 "Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve <BR> anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, <BR> hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember <BR> all things are possible for those who believe." <BR> - Gail Devers Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:30:59 EST Paul "Bear" Bryant quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917835 "If you believe in yourself, have dedication and pride <BR> and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory <BR> is high, but so are the rewards." - Paul "Bear" Bryant <BR> Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:49:12 EST Margaret Fuller quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917381 There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly. <BR> Margaret Fuller Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:13:03 EST Florence Griffith Joyner quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917223 "I know what I have to do, and I'm going to do <BR> whatever it takes. If I do it, I'll come out a winner, <BR> and it doesn't matter what anyone else does." <BR> - Florence Griffith Joyner Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:40:01 EST Confucius quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5916363 "The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to <BR> reach your full potential...these are the keys that will <BR> unlock the door to personal excellence." - Confucius Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:06:14 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5916110 "The sky has never been the limit. We are our own <BR> limits. It's then about breaking our personal limits <BR> and outgrowing ourselves to live our best lives." <BR> - Unknown Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:57:32 EST Judy Garland quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915482 "Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead <BR> of a second-rate version of somebody else." <BR> - Judy Garland Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:46:45 EST Steve Jobs quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5914553 Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. <BR> Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. <BR> Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. <BR> And, most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. <BR> - Steve Jobs Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:28:07 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5914198 "Sometimes we accidentally allow small problems <BR> to escalate and dominate our lives. If we get <BR> overcharged a few cents, it is irritating, but don't <BR> let it ruin your day. There will always be small issues <BR> that irritate us; the secret is to be able to give them <BR> the miniscule level of importance they deserve." <BR> - Unknown Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:35:17 EST Ralph Marston quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913688 "You've done it before and you can do it now. See <BR> the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial <BR> energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, <BR> effective, unstoppable determination." - Ralph Marston Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:17:53 EST Sue Fitzmaurice quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5912907 I love being over 50. I learn something new every day... <BR> and forget 5 others. <BR> Sue Fitzmaurice, author <BR> <BR> <BR> I love this! It is the story of my life <em>334</em> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:44:51 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5912645 "If it were easy everyone would do it. This is why <BR> get rich quick schemes will never be true. If it was <BR> so quick and easy then everyone would be millionaires. <BR> Accomplishing great things is hard work, but well <BR> worth it." - Unknown Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:04:07 EST Chris Pine quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5912044 "The only thing you sometimes have control over <BR> is perspective. You don't have control over your <BR> situation. But you have a choice about how you <BR> view it." - Chris Pine Wed, 15 Apr 2015 22:42:17 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911460 "The happiness you feel is in direct proportion to <BR> the love you give." - Unknown Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:09:09 EST F. Scott Fitzgerald quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5910826 "Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist <BR> but the ability to start over." - F. Scott Fitzgerald Mon, 13 Apr 2015 22:35:03 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5909680 "Whatever you do, don't get stuck on the one thing <BR> that ruins your day. Smile and be grateful. Life is <BR> too short to waste on negativity." - Unknown Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:00:43 EST Joel Osteen quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5909007 "Choosing to be positive and having a grateful <BR> attitude is going to determine how you're going to <BR> live your life." - Joel Osteen <BR> ______________________________________ Fri, 10 Apr 2015 16:58:31 EST Quote from an unknown source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5908547 "A friend is someone who understands your past, <BR> believes in your future, and accepts you just the <BR> way you are." - Unknown <BR> <BR> <BR> This describes SP friends to a T ! Thu, 9 Apr 2015 21:55:23 EST Leo Buscaglia quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5907845 "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, <BR> a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest <BR> compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of <BR> which have the potential to turn a life around." <BR> - Leo Buscaglia Wed, 8 Apr 2015 16:50:49 EST Irish Blessing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5907302 May God give you ... <BR> For every storm a rainbow, <BR> for every tear a smile, <BR> for every care a promise <BR> and a blessing in each trial. <BR> For every problem life sends, <BR> a faithful friend to share, <BR> for every sigh a sweet song <BR> and an answer for each prayer. Tue, 7 Apr 2015 20:34:32 EST Jack Kerouac quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5906312 "Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion. " <BR> - Jack Kerouac Mon, 6 Apr 2015 10:00:19 EST Bill Cosby quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5905601 "In order to succeed, your desire for success should <BR> be greater than your fear of failure." - Bill Cosby Sun, 5 Apr 2015 00:01:01 EST Sasha Cohen quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5905031 "Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and <BR> persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, <BR> get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy <BR> lifestyle." - Sasha Cohen Fri, 3 Apr 2015 22:31:15 EST Simone de Beauvoir quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5904100 "Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, <BR> act now, without delay." - Simone de Beauvoir Thu, 2 Apr 2015 09:16:34 EST William Feather quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5903893 "Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging <BR> on after others have let go." - William Feather <BR> Wed, 1 Apr 2015 23:40:24 EST Brene Brown quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5902747 Wholehearted living is not a onetime choice. It is a process. <BR> In fact, I believe it's the journey of a lifetime. <BR> - Brene Brown Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:57:26 EST John Wooden quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5902304 "You have to give 100 percent every day. Whatever you don't give, you can't make up for tomorrow. If you give only 75 percent today, you can't give 125 percent tomorrow to make up for it. " <BR> - John Wooden Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:24:17 EST Marianne Williamson quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5901991 "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. <BR> Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond <BR> measure. <BR> <BR> It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens <BR> us. <BR> <BR> We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, <BR> talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? <BR> <BR> You are a child of God. Your playing small does not <BR> serve the world. There's nothing enlightened about <BR> shrinking so that other people won't feel insec... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:23:18 EST Tony Robbins quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5901448 "Trade your expectations for appreciation and the <BR> whole world changes instantly." - Tony Robbins Sat, 28 Mar 2015 23:55:32 EST Dale Turner quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5900858 "Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned <BR> from past mistakes. The error of the past is the <BR> wisdom and success of the future." - Dale Turner Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:03:47 EST Denis Waitley quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5900359 "Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, <BR> worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual <BR> experience of living every minute with love, grace, <BR> and gratitude." - Denis Waitley Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:41:24 EST Sabrina Bryan quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5899770 "You can do anything as long as you have the passion, <BR> the drive, the focus, and the support." - Sabrina Bryan <BR> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:58:07 EST