Secrets of Success

22

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Don't just track: Plan!

Instead of simply logging what you ate over the course of the day, how about using the nutrition tracker to decide what to eat tomorrow. That way you can tweak it until it fits your nutritional goals, and you have something to follow when you pack lunch or fix dinner that fits the whole game plan.

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

67

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

While You Are Walking

Bring a trash bag with you when you go out walking and do two things at once. Beautify yourself and America at the same time. You don't have to clean up everything at once but overtime it will make a difference.

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

87

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Yikes, people...don't believe every Secret of Success you read.

You know how Spark gives you that fine-print warning that "Secrets of Success are submitted by readers and are NOT scanned or edited for accuracy and truth; please do not use them as a substitute for a physician's advice"? Please, take that to heart. I have read some DOOZY hints on here that just ...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

50

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Make FlyLady's Habit of the Month Your SparkStreak

Every month FlyLady, who's system is free on www.flylady.net, has a monthly habit we work on all month long. It's also posted in the FlyLady Peace is Mine SparkTeam. How do you eat an elephant? One habit (bite) at a time. If you already have the monthly habit down, substitute something else you're ...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

25

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

I Love Knowing the Health Benefits of a Given Food

I'm sure there are several, but the website www.whfoods.com lists the health benefits of just about any whole food you can think of. This website goes far beyond just the basic nutrition chart information. I really enjoy knowing that kiwifruit, for instance, are helpful in "Fiber for Blood Sugar Con...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

43

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Any action is better than no action

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different actions or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all. ~ Norman Vincent Peale

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

165

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Room-temp water

Of all of the tips I learned while losing weight, drinking my water at room temp was the most life-changing for me! I had been sipping my cold water all day until I discovered (learned from a seasoned dieter) that if I drink my water at room temp I could gulp it down in seconds. 2 litres of water ...

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

107

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Permission

I give myself permission to fail, but I NEVER give myself permission to quit!

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

37

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Christmas Shopping All Year Round

In addition to my Christmas savings, I also buy gifts all year round for Christmas. I have the standard set of people (or service positions) that I buy for or recognize each year - as I think most people do. So if I see a gift in April or August, I buy it and save the time and money in December.

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment

35

MEMBERS SPARKED This Sparked Me!
Leave a Comment

Keeping Track

I lost 4 pounds this week and I think keeping a close track of what I ate helped me to see where to make changes

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click the "Report Inappropriate Secret" on the secret's page and our staff will review it.