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How do you stay motivated and find inspiration to stick with your program?

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The benefit of blueberries

Did you know that blueberries are one of the worlds healthiest foods? Blueberries are sweet, nutritious and wildly popular. Often labelled a “superfood,” they are low in calories and incredibly good for you.

Blueberries contain a type of flavonoid known as anthocyanins, which are responsible...

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Breaking free of emotional eating

I used to be an emotional eater. I turned to food for comfort when I went through a very tragic time. When I realized I had to stop and there was a better way to overcome the heartache, I had formed a bad habit of eating to feel better so at first it was really hard to stop. I fell off track so many...

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40 miles to 40 km on 40th birthday

When I was approach my 40th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 40th with a 40 mile to 40 km run. And since my birthday...

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Knowledge is Power


Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society.

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50 miles to 50 km on 50th birthday

When I was approach my 50th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I read about this person that celebrate his birthday each year by running one mile for each year and he had his kids help him by running with him part of the way. So, I decided that I would c...

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A good support system (FRIENDS)!!!!!!

Someone to lend an ear. Someone who knows what your going through or has already been through what your going through.They back you no matter what even if you fall short of your goal their there to pick you up dust you off a give you a push in the right direction their words will never discourage or...

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the ripples a small inspirational story



A man was sitting by a lake. He was throwing small pebbles into it from time to time. A young boy happened to cross by. He was intrigued to see that after every few minutes or so, the man would toss a pebble into the lake.

The boy went up to the man and said, “Good pastime, this stone...

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Daily Mantras that work!

One thing that I do everyday is I try to deflect all of the negativity that does not belong to me. If a friend calls on the phone and she has had a lot stress and troubles I do not take her problems on as mine anymore. It is easy to take on someone else's issues and not even know it.

A grea...

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Journal your way to the better you hiding inside

The only time I have been successful is when I regularly and faithfully log what I eat, how I feel, my goals, and my frustrations. I keep a personal journal that only I can see, so I can be brutally honest with myself, but I also know that sharing my journey is important too. Sparkpages is the bes...

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30 miles to 30 km on 30th birthday

When I was approach my 30th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 30th with a 30 mile to 30 km run. And since my birthday...

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