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#75: The Habit of Doing
Saturday, September 12, 2009      8 comments

Nothing occurs simply by thinking about it. Everything in the world -- computers, satellites, diapers, shoes, you name it -- came about by someone acting on an idea. There is a great void between people who DO and people who are GOING TO, BUT DO... Read more
#74: Positive Mental Attitude
Friday, September 11, 2009      6 comments

A special note: A few minutes ago, about an hour or so after I wrote what follows, a Twilight Zone rerun showed two men arguing about whether Clem Labine was better than another pitcher. What a coincidence! * * * * * When Clem Labine w... Read more
#73: Dreams
Thursday, September 10, 2009      2 comments

When you were growing up what were your dreams? What were they a year ago? What are they now? How large are your dreams? How realistic are they? Dreams should be big enough to challenge us but they should also be achievable. We may want to ... Read more
#72: From Dreary to Bright
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      4 comments

Have you ever had one of those days when you wake up feeling blah and expect nothing to go right? That's how my day started this morning. It didn't seem to be based on anything concrete, simply a free-floating grayness that overshadowed my norma... Read more
#71: The FUD Factor
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      5 comments

The message below is a bit long. It was written by Tom Kavala for his Spare-Time Biz Success subscribers. But I think it's so good I wanted to share it with you. By Tom Kavala Tell me who your best friends are and I'll tell you who you... Read more
#70: Character
Monday, September 07, 2009      4 comments

In life, character counts. Like a beautiful sculpture or an exquisite piece of jewelry, we are shaped by the hammers and chisels of our lives. Our experiences, our choices, our friends, our work, our hobbies, our education, our likes and d... Read more
#69: Self-Esteem
Sunday, September 06, 2009      5 comments

There is a chance we will not meet all of our goals as we expect. But as long as those goals are written down and reviewed often, failure to meet them decreases significantly thus having less of an effect on our self-esteem. When our ... Read more
#68: Get a Vision
Saturday, September 05, 2009      4 comments

Do you sometimes feel that your attempt at weight loss is a lost cause? That nothing you do matters or that the amount of pounds you want to lose is so great that you'll never be able to shed them? Then it's time you got a vision. A vision ... Read more
#67: Regrets
Friday, September 04, 2009      2 comments

If you were asked to describe significant regrets in your life, what would they be? Would they be things you never tried or things you did try but failed at? When R.A. Ricaurte asked people that question for a Ph.D. dissertation at the Univ... Read more
#66: Positive Affirmations
Thursday, September 03, 2009      6 comments

Some of these affirmations are adapted from the Helping Hand Alzheimer newsletter. * * * Write your positive affirmations on 3x5 cards. Place them where you will see them every day, in the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, office, car, or m... Read more
#65: Handling Failure
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      6 comments

Major league baseball Hall-of-Famer Babe Ruth is remembered for his record-setting 714 home runs, not for his impressive strikeout record. His fans also remember him because he reacted identically to the cheers of a game-winning home run and the... Read more
#64: How Strong Are You?
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      6 comments

When we began our journeys to weight loss and better health, we knew to anticipate many new physical challenges. We knew we would begin tracking our food intake and our water consumption. We knew, too, that we would track our exercises. But... Read more
#63: Dedication and Commitment
Monday, August 31, 2009      5 comments

We are where we are because of all of the choices we have made in our lives. We all made the choice to change and become healthier. Throughout each day we choose what we will eat and whether or not we will exercise. But there is a cho... Read more
#62: Act Like a Winner
Sunday, August 30, 2009      4 comments

A short time ago I wrote about seeing the big picture. We need to realize that the scale is not always going to go down, that our smaller size clothes are not always going to fit and that our energy levels and our motivation will ebb and flow li... Read more
#61: Journey Forward, Not Backward
Saturday, August 29, 2009      5 comments

It is difficult moving forward by looking backward. Too often we allow thoughts of past failures to interfere with our forward progress. We listen to the voices that tell us because we did not achieve our weight loss when we tried before th... Read more

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