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Self-efficacy -- a belief in oneself

Monday, December 06, 2010      19 comments

CREATINGAMANDA asked this question at the end of her blog this morning - "What are some of the things you have learned about leading a healthier life?" www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal.asp?id=C
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"8 Lessons from 'The Biggest Loser'" article explains why Spark Teams work

Wednesday, November 10, 2010      14 comments

Some of my team mates, and me too, are Biggest Loser fans. I found this article this morning in the "motivation" section and thought I'd post it to make sure my team mates saw it. www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/motivation_article... Read more

Are false beliefs and negative self-talk keeping you from losing weight?

Monday, November 08, 2010      8 comments

I know that we arenít supposed to copy and paste entire articles, but the link to this article on the Psychology Today website doesnít work anymore, and you canít access the archives without a library database. Iím posting the entire article bec... Read more

Strength training burns calories longer - True

Saturday, November 06, 2010      11 comments

This was the answer to one of today's trivia questions (makes me happy that I do both aerobic and strength training during my workout) - John Hopkins researchers found that while aerobic exercise burns more calories at the time you are exer... Read more

Stressing about the # on the scale is making me fatter?

Tuesday, October 19, 2010      14 comments

Apparently so. I was reading "Mastering the Mysteries of Motivation - Part 1" this morning (see link below), and was surprised to read that "the stress you experience when you... Read more

How much sleep is enough?

Friday, October 01, 2010      24 comments

Ah, sleep - the healthy habit that somehow still eludes me. But, wait - is there good news? After beating myself up over not being able to schedule 8 hours of sleep, I fina... Read more

Lasting Change Takes Time (Or what I learned about weight loss from wearing braces)

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      8 comments

emoticon Iím doing my happy dance today! After 26 months, I got my bottom braces off this morning! The top ones w... Read more

Persevering in Adversity

Friday, August 27, 2010      14 comments

I'm having lunch with my dad tomorrow. Dad finished his radiation treatment for skin cancer on his ear and came through it like a champ! I'm so proud of him. He'll be 87 in October. He has been hit with one health challenge after another since m... Read more

DRINK, STEAL, SWEAR & LIE

Wednesday, August 11, 2010      18 comments

Now that I have your attention, I thought I'd share an email I received today... DRINK, STEAL, SWEAR & LIE I met this guy while I was in Albuquerque and he has a motto he lives by everyday. He said listen carefully and live by these 4 ... Read more

My life is...a flower of God's design

Wednesday, July 28, 2010      10 comments

The following was a meditation that was sent to me. Thought you might enjoy it. "It is only a tiny rosebud...a flower of God's design; But I cannot unfold the petals... Read more

We are spiritual beings having a human experience

Tuesday, July 27, 2010      11 comments

I am a physical, emotional, and spiritual being. I need to take care of all aspects of my being, not just the physical. The physical changes won't last if I haven't attende... Read more

Cling to Hope Always

Saturday, July 17, 2010      11 comments

This morning, I read the following in my daily meditation booklet "The Word Among Us" -- "We need to cling to hope at all times, and especially when things seem darke... Read more

Quote about Perseverance

Sunday, June 13, 2010      12 comments

By perseverance the snail reached the ark. C. H. Spurgeon ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sometimes, what we do on a daily basis seems insignificant. But, if we remember the lit... Read more

Positive Thought for the Day from Earl Nightingale

Wednesday, June 09, 2010      10 comments

emoticon Donít let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. T... Read more

Here come the Hawks, the mighty Black Hawks...

Monday, June 07, 2010      7 comments

I couldn't help but buy this t-shirt to wear while watching the Stanley Cup championship games! Wasn't last night exciting??? I hope it goes 7 games -- this is just too muc... Read more


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