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Is it Summer yet?
Friday, February 28, 2014      28 comments

No, as of today, February 28 (where has the time gone?) it is not summer. But last year I did a “!00 Days until Summer” blog series which I really enjoyed doing, bot... Read more
It's nice to be back at the Circus....
Sunday, February 23, 2014      26 comments

Hello fellow Sparkies! I’m back, refreshed and ready to keep on keeping on with my adventures and keeping on keeping up with yours. I spent a significant amou... Read more
Of Spark Breaks and Reaching for Better Feelings.....
Thursday, February 13, 2014      30 comments

I’m gonna need to take a Spark Break for the next week or so. Life is getting in the way and if I’m going to keep up with the demands of taking really good care for... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Give yourself a Scooby Snack Today!
Thursday, February 06, 2014      83 comments

A “Scooby Snack” is a fictional treat, a form of incentive payment. You know, for the cartoon characters Scooby-Doo and Shaggy. I call anything that makes me smile and boosts my mood my “Scooby Snacks”. They are calorie free pick me... Read more
So...this is a little out there but...
Wednesday, February 05, 2014      31 comments

Writing is a joy and an art form for me and whether I’m writing the equivalent of a stick figure or a masterpiece does not matter. Some days I just want to pick up the proverbial paint bucket and throw it out there and see what happens. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Happy New Year!!
Friday, January 31, 2014      66 comments

I just had to wish every a Happy New Year! Happy Chinese New Year that is. This is wh... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I'm so Excited....
Thursday, January 30, 2014      81 comments

I was just sent a link via Spark Mail that I want to share. I received the link in a Spar... Read more
Remind yourself of something important today.....
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      30 comments

I’ve been having a lot of important realizations the last few weeks. If you were a psychologist, you might call them “break throughs” If you were of a spiritual bent, you might call them epiphanies. If you were Winnie the Pooh y... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Give Your Scale a Makeover
Saturday, January 25, 2014      225 comments

My 18 year old daughter, away at college, wanted a scale to take to school. I told her she could have mine, but she forgot to take it after she went back from winter break. I was about to box it up to mail to her and I remembered an idea I... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Two Dogs and the Power of Belief
Friday, January 24, 2014      104 comments

I have two dogs. Odette is a three year old golden mutt and Reo is an eleven year old black and white mutt. Both of them are very dear to me and both of them... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts We pause for a little inspiration....
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      157 comments

Want to improve your mood? Power pose with me... ...all you need is two minutes, your body and some privacy. ... Read more
Be Your Own Superhero for Two Minutes
Friday, January 17, 2014      36 comments

I woke up yesterday to my email box "Blowing up" with responses to a blog I wrote. At first I was confused because I wrote it "waaaaaay back" in early November 20... Read more
I Double Dog Dare You...
Saturday, January 11, 2014      47 comments

Hello fellow Sparkies! I am really excited to share something that opened my eyes as to how important our body language is. It lays out the science behind how one tiny, seemingly silly tweak can have very real physiological impact on our h... Read more
Continuous Improvement
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      20 comments

I was listening to the IOWL Podcast that talked about the Japanese word "Kaizen" which simply means 'improvement'. Here's the link if you care to listen: podcasts.personallifemed
-out-weight-loss... Read more
Some Soup and a Spark...
Saturday, January 04, 2014      24 comments

Since it’s winter and a humongous cold snap has descended on the country, let me remind you of good old fashioned soup. My last blog was about hunger and how it CAN be your greatest tool on your weight loss journey. And coincidentally, ... Read more

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