If you are an emotional eater stop before you hit the kitchen. Go sign on to SparkPeople instead. Read Motivator of the Day, Blog the emotional trigger or distract yourself with an article. This works! Replace that immediate impulse to put something in your mouth with getting on SparkPeople.
When just starting out on SparkPeople earning as many daily SparkPoints as possible is a great way to learn about the resources available. It gives you some structure as it's easy to spend lots of time in any one place. The points can be used for SparkGoodies which are fun to give to your new SparkF...
Refilling my water glass as soon as I empty it gives me the visual reminder that one more glass is always a good goal!
When you buy fresh fruit put some in single serving sizes and place in the freezer. Makes a great treat on a hot day, or a hot flash! Frozen fruit is hard to eat quickly so you really taste and enjoy the snack!