If you want to shake up your walks, after a mile or two, turn around and walk backwards. Make sure you're on level ground and no breaks in pavement or obstacles before you turn. I find that I use different muscles and breaks up the walk.
Also, I take a change of socks on really long walks. It refreshes my feet to have clean socks half way through the day.
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Don't Buy More Car (Or other appliance) Than You Need
Know what your needs are when you are buying a major appliance or a car. Find out what features you need. Make sure you have them, and DON'T LET ANYONE TALK YOU INTO ADDING ON NEAT FEATURES YOU WILL NOT USE. It isn't worth the extra money for useless (to you) features that sound cool in the store!
Walk away from pushy salesmen and get the business cards of ones who are willing to work with you to get you the right product for you and not the store! They ARE out there and it is helpful to remember who they are so the next time you need something you know exactly who to ask for.
Getting more points using your Spark-enabled cell phone
When checking your emails, get your Sparkpoints from reading the featured weekly and daily information. Then go back and read the featured article in its entirety getting Sparkpoints from the featured article in the same email. This way you get double the value from the same email.
Use the stopwatch feature of the Clock to find out how long you walk/run rather than guessing. If you know the distance, then use the BB stopwatch + distance to add in mileage tracker. Found out I totally underestimated my time/speed/calories burned until I did this!
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