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  • On Social Distancing

    3/29/2020 10:49:32 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.” Winnie the Pooh ... Read more

  • Virtual SparkPeople Friends Support Meeting on Zoom

    3/29/2020 3:59:56 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Who would be interested in a virtual SparkPeople Friends Support Meeting on ZOOM? I’ve held many rallies and this one would be free, virtual and up to 100 participants could attend. In this virtual rally, I would like to share with you from my screen, some of the best features that I u... Read more

  • Balanced living

    3/28/2020 3:39:02 PM, by SMILE7737

    It’s another day on lock down. Tom (fiance, love how that sound) said we should go for a drive and we all went to get my books. Only one load, we pretty much have most of it. I had a thought that when I lived in the UP and at first when I moved down state, my life wasn’t settled. I kind of made that... Read more

  • Lunch time

    3/28/2020 1:45:59 PM, by DIZEIMAGE

    Grilled chicken, garden salad, brown rice & pink bean ... Read more

  • MIA

    3/27/2020 6:21:26 PM, by TXKENNEDY

    Well I have been MIA from here for about a month. I was hit was a double ear infection and then this stupid COVID-19 hit. A couple weeks ago I was clerking in the ER and the doc came to work sick 2 nights in a row. The second night the finally tested him for it. I was then placed on an potential exp... Read more

  • The Sun is shining! And, a Facebook funny

    3/27/2020 3:47:59 PM, by HEALTHYME98

    The sun is shining today! Yay! Here is a funny story my daughter reminded me of today. Several years ago, I would receive text messages that told me when friends on fb were having birthdays. It said to reply "1" to write "Happy Birthday." So, I would hit "1" I did this for quite s... Read more

  • Size Matters

    3/27/2020 10:31:55 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Sometimes the smallest things take the most room in your heart.” Winnie the Pooh ... Read more

  • Tiny things to make you feel better in these stressful times

    3/26/2020 9:00:08 PM, by JANEGSN

    TinyHabit.com (tiny 30 second habits you can create to change your life) is having a series of free webinars on how to take care of yourself during these stressful times. There is a hang out for those over 60 to share things (tomorrow is find a silver lining in the corona virus experience) at 5... Read more

  • A Long Life

    3/26/2020 10:45:51 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” Winnie the Pooh ... Read more

  • Lifestyle Changes for Now

    3/26/2020 7:39:04 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Now is a great time to do those home things that can lead to a healthier lifestyle! Clean your refrigerator Clean your pantry Clean your cupboards Put measuring cups and spoons someplace easily reached Unclutter the house- studies show this DOES help with weight loss- google it ... Read more

  • Help for those struggling with Night Time Snacking

    3/25/2020 12:26:01 PM, by JANEGSN

    As part of the free webinars Tiny Habits certified coaches are doing to help deal with Corona Virus, there is one on Untangling Night Time Snacking - untangling is the behavior term to figuring out what is creating the behavior and then being able to come up with specific actions to reduce/stop... Read more

  • Keep Your Friends Close

    3/25/2020 9:28:45 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “It is always useful to know where a friend-and-relation is, whether you want him or whether you don’t.” Winnie the Pooh ... Read more

  • Schedules....aghhhhhh!!!!

    3/25/2020 8:14:33 AM, by HEALTHYME98

    I know there are a lot of you out there who like me are at home with the kiddos wondering what is going on with school. My days are usually pretty planned out. My mornings have always had a certain ebb and flow. When I thought the K-12 may be going back, I kept my schedule. Now, they are ... Read more

  • Song Hits For Your Social Distancing Playlist!

    3/24/2020 3:36:42 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Let’s get our silly on in this serious time. Let’s be thankful for what we have and share. I don’t have much to share except words, my life and my sense of humor. Game is 1 post per song. Post as many as you like! Be sarcastic! Be Sweet! Be Funny! Be You! All By Myself is... Read more

  • 2nd Blog.......Ever!!

    3/24/2020 11:50:07 AM, by PBVHCCVH

    This a letter that I sent to all the Teams on which I am the Leader or the Co-Leader. Several people asked if I would post this where anyone could read it, so here it is. Even if you're not on the Teams, I still care about you! MESSAGE TO ALL TEAM MEMBERS During this time of turmoil i... Read more

  • Cheer Up!

    3/24/2020 9:34:18 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.” Winnie the Pooh ... Read more

  • On Being Me

    3/23/2020 10:13:44 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    The things that make me different are the things that make me. ~ Winnie the Pooh... Read more

  • Hope

    3/23/2020 9:20:47 AM, by HEALTHYME98

    Hope Springs Eternal! Trust God and lean on His everlasting arms!... Read more

  • Goals and Brain dump

    3/22/2020 9:22:50 PM, by HEALTHYME98

    Well, I loved the SP article about reverse engineering our goals. I followed the process and learned some very interesting things. I highly recommend it. After 15 minutes of writing everything that I want to accomplish, I realized I have a lot of overlapping goals. I was able to narrow everything... Read more

  • Closing doors, opening doors

    3/22/2020 11:40:46 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    When you close the door of your mind to negative thoughts, the door of opportunity opens to you. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • What To Do About The MUNCHIES!

    3/22/2020 6:50:05 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    We are stuck inside for the most part. We are trying to stock up on food. Food + stuck at home = Munchies! Add in high stress and it’s an equation for disaster for those of us who are emotional eaters. Idea 1 is to prepare snack baskets for everyone in the home. They can get their hea... Read more

  • Coffee & Last Day of Work

    3/21/2020 7:57:25 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    Tuesday night my roommate mentioned that we were having a meeting the next morning. I knew different rumors had been going around so I decided to send my boss a Facebook message to see what he knew. Sure enough we should find out everything that we need to know at our 10:00am meeting yesterday (Wedn... Read more

  • Reason for Failure

    3/21/2020 10:58:21 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • #GymShark66 Challenge

    3/20/2020 6:18:07 PM, by SMILE7737

    "I could never do that... I can't find time... I am too nervous..." I have said that phrase over and over for pretty much at 9 years old. I came across a challenge from a Matt Does Fitness on youtube. It is the gymshark66 challenge. Although this is a late challenge from the dates I can sti... Read more

  • On Selling Yourself

    3/20/2020 9:52:53 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    The best way to sell yourself to others is first to sell the others to yourself. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • Toxic People Eat Your Soul

    3/20/2020 6:07:35 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Me in high school and me now. I remember that I actually hated myself in high school because I was bullied about my weight, even by my mom and boyfriend. Now, I feel happy and I’m around the same weight. The difference is that I no longer have toxic people in my life. Toxic peopl... Read more

  • Old habits

    3/19/2020 8:26:46 PM, by SMILE7737

    I moved in with my now fiance back in August. It was awesome and still awesome but I noticed I have changed. I used to go out ever weekend. Not party but just drive and see some place new. Hiking, biking, kayaking, museums and everything! But my fiance and his son are more of home bodies. The... Read more

  • Eliminate the Negative

    3/19/2020 9:37:33 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Fear is a habit, so is self pity, defeat, anxiety, despair, hopelessness and resignation. You can eliminate all of these negative habits with two simple resolves: I can and I will. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • Laughter is the best medicine

    3/18/2020 4:33:16 PM, by HEALTHYME98

    True story: Our son was around 3 or 4 when he decided he wanted to sing at a special music event at church. So, he loved the song "God is Bigger than the Boogie Man" by the Veggietales. We practiced. The night came. We rehearsed with the microphone 10 minutes before the program. His... Read more

  • If Only I Knew... A Poem by Beth Donovan

    3/18/2020 9:52:11 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    This came up as a memory on FaceBook. A poem I wrote from another person’s point of view (My Husband’s) of terrible sorrow over hurting someone deeply (Me). It was when my husband finally understood and changed. I am a survivor of domestic abuse and one of the lucky ones. If I On... Read more

  • The Most Important Factor

    3/18/2020 9:42:02 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Your attitude towards problems, difficulties, and adversities is the most important factor in overcoming them. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • Happy St. Patrick's Day

    3/17/2020 9:42:58 PM, by HEALTHYME98

    Hope your day was wonderful! It was quiet here. We took a walk this evening. Very relaxing. What are you doing to drown out the stressors of right now?... Read more

  • Catch up

    3/17/2020 7:00:58 PM, by SMILE7737

    I have lost a few pound which is good! I just don't feel like I'm gaining ground. I have just cut down on my portions and only have one helping. Which is not really that big of deal. Because of the days are getting warmer I have been able to spend more time outside. My house just sucks me in, its co... Read more

  • St Paddy's Day

    3/17/2020 9:36:39 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Faith and begorrah! ‘Tis a fine day indeed for the wearin’ of the Green! May the sun shine always on your face, May the wind be always at your back, May the rains fall gently on your fields May the road rise up to meet your feet, and May ye be in Heaven for an hour afore the devil kn... Read more

  • Need a laugh? Take a gander!

    3/16/2020 9:06:17 PM, by HEALTHYME98

    Well, it has been another day of ups and downs. Our church did finally cancel all in person meetings. We are working to have virtual meetings as well as live feed of the service that isn't happening? How does that work? Anywhoo… I promised a laugh or chuckle. Here are some fun pics to make... Read more

  • Nothing is but that thinking makes it so!

    3/16/2020 10:36:59 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    You have absolute control over just one thing, your thoughts. This divine gift is the sole means by which you may control your destiny. If you fail to control your mind, you will control nothing else. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • Walmart During an Epidemic

    3/16/2020 3:48:31 AM, by CANYON_GAL

    Obviously nobody is washing dishes at home because they are buying paper plates. One of the many random couples buying water and a bunch of paper goods. I started wondering if everyone expected the faucets to break or their wells to dry up. I never buy any bottled water because the water... Read more

  • Church and Hope

    3/15/2020 8:03:41 PM, by HEALTHYME98

    Thank you to everyone who answered my question about what your churches did today. My daughter and I went and sat in the balcony. It was nice to worship. We had youth tonight. Only 10 there. Great meeting though. The thought of hope is what I want to focus on. The stress of the ever growing closin... Read more

  • Fail and Fail Again

    3/15/2020 10:42:36 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    If you try and fail, make another effort, and still another...until you succeed. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • And Now For...

    3/15/2020 7:34:03 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    How can we comfort each other in this time? Remember that we worry over a million things in our lives, in a day... How many worries actually come true? This is a health site. How can we practice healthy habits in this time? Will eating healthy boost our immune system? Car... Read more

  • The church question

    3/14/2020 8:46:24 PM, by HEALTHYME98

    I totally believe God did not give us the spirit of fear! I also know He gave us wisdom. So, what to do about going to church tomorrow. We actually will have 2 there who have just returned from the UK on Friday. So, ?????? Several churches have cancelled services for tomorrow. A friend called to... Read more

  • Tests

    3/14/2020 6:38:12 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    You can be absolutely certain that when you feel you are being most unfairly tested, you are being prepared for great achievement. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • 2020

    3/13/2020 11:49:18 PM, by DIZEIMAGE

    We can really do better ... Read more

  • Don't forget the soap!

    3/13/2020 8:28:28 PM, by HEALTHYME98

    Have any of you been to the store and noticed people stocking up on toilet paper? I mean they are almost hoarding. But, I do not see people running out with soap...hand sanitizer, yes. But, soap, no. Well, I have gotten to the point already where I need to shut off news and social media befo... Read more

  • The Best Foods to Slow Aging

    3/13/2020 12:46:05 PM, by LOCKAMENKA

    Longevity scientists are discovering the power of certain fruits and vegetables to slow down the aging process. 1. Broccoli Sprouts. Broccoli sprouts contain very high levels of sulforaphanes which activate our detox and anti-inflammatory responses. Aim for 100mg of broccoli sprouts or 40mg of ... Read more

  • Belief vs Adversity

    3/13/2020 9:29:17 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    If you have a strong belief in yourself, in what you are doing and what you want to do, no adversity is too difficult to overcome. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • Mood Poetry

    3/13/2020 7:36:42 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    This Poetry expresses my feelings of late: It resonates within me, The rebirth of clarity, To journey in joy and peace, To share our beautiful souls and create, It resonates within me, The cusp of a new beginning, New energy, New focus, New and exciting expression, Of all w... Read more

  • Thoughts

    3/12/2020 5:52:29 PM, by DIZEIMAGE

    Forgive people, don’t be selfish & Just be nice. ... Read more

  • Self-Fulfilling Prophesies

    3/12/2020 8:58:52 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Whatever you think today becomes what you are tomorrow. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • Why the Scale Goes Up and Down and Drives Us Crazy

    3/11/2020 11:11:22 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    A daily weigh-in is a great way to remain mindful of your commitment to your health journey. Even though many of us have a complicated relationship with the scale, those who dutifully record their weight are way more successful in making lifestyle changes that stick. But just because a da... Read more

  • Focus!

    3/11/2020 9:37:13 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Keep your mind focused on what you want and act accordingly. You will achieve success! Napoleon Hill... Read more

  • A blustery day

    3/10/2020 8:05:46 PM, by HEALTHYME98

    It was a windy day here. Lots of smaller limbs down. We did get to walk this afternoon. Thank God! Have you ever been in the woods when the wind is blowing? I love the sound of the trees. I look forward to hiking again. Soon! Where is your favorite place to hike? Do you like to fly kite... Read more

  • Join book club - Tiny habits to reach your weight loss aspirations

    3/10/2020 4:43:20 PM, by JANEGSN

    Ok, I am behind on the posts I wanted to do about Tiny Habits - the new book out by BJ Fogg (already a best seller). The book material is soo rich and life has been busy.... BJ has a new and simple to do (but takes a little learning) way to create habits, keep them going, and then turn them i... Read more

  • Losing Weight Easily With Your Calendar

    3/10/2020 12:30:33 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I write my weight on my calendar the first of every month. That is the ONLY day of the month my weight actually counts. I weigh daily as a check in. Each month, I compare my weight and see losses that way. Weekly and daily weights fluctuate too much from water and many other factors. ... Read more

  • On Being Tested

    3/10/2020 9:28:30 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    You can be absolutely certain that when you feel you are being most unfairly tested, you are being prepared for great achievement. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • Take a walk and have a laugh

    3/9/2020 7:33:00 PM, by HEALTHYME98

    What a lovely day! Hubby and I walked after he arrived home from work. Some of you said you never had Winter. Others have felt the bite of the cold months. So, for those of you who have had long snow bound days (we did not have that, but we did have cold), here is a funny story for you. ... Read more

  • Accentuate the Positive - Redux

    3/9/2020 9:39:52 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    In case you missed it yesterday A positive mind finds a way it can be done; a negative mind looks for all the ways it can't be done. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • Weekly picture

    3/9/2020 7:14:14 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Forgot to add to my last blog... Read more

  • Another Monday

    3/9/2020 7:12:44 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    I made it to the gym this morning. I was not feeling it today. Time change, cancelled trip blues, fibromyalgia working full force it just was not happening today. Tomorrow will be a better day and I will do better. So now I will rest and then get ready for my 4 hours at the computer during my virtua... Read more

  • Springing into motion

    3/8/2020 9:24:53 PM, by HEALTHYME98

    It was almost a Spring day here. Temps never fully arrived. But, a great day, nonetheless.. Our oldest returned to college after a week of break. It is hard to believe Freshman year is almost over. She has six weeks of go, go, go! I am ready for more time outside. I really think being coop... Read more

  • Accentuate the Positive

    3/8/2020 11:38:42 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    A positive mind finds a way it can be done; a negative mind looks for all the ways it can't be done. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • A lot on my mind

    3/7/2020 4:38:26 PM, by DIZEIMAGE

    I would love to make money without effort ... Read more

  • Opportunity

    3/7/2020 8:52:44 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • Depression and Weight

    3/6/2020 9:29:50 AM, by BEALEXAN

    It has been a hard week. Like many people out there (maybe you!) I live with chronic depression and general anxiety disorder. And maybe, like you, I manage my condition very well. Therapy and medication keep my depression under control and 99.% of the people I interact with, work with and socializ... Read more

  • The Easiest Thing

    3/6/2020 9:29:12 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position.” ― Leo Buscaglia... Read more

  • 3/30

    3/5/2020 7:23:47 PM, by DIZEIMAGE

    Day three Of the cleanse. Not so bad ... Read more

  • Thoughts and Statements

    3/5/2020 8:39:13 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Remember, the thoughts that you think and the statements you make regarding yourself determine your mental attitude. If you have a worthwhile objective, find the one reason why you can achieve it rather than hundreds of reasons why you can't. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • Day 2 of cleanse

    3/4/2020 9:08:59 PM, by DIZEIMAGE

    Not bad. No cravings ... Read more

  • Riches

    3/4/2020 4:13:29 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    If you are one of those people who believe that hard work and honesty alone will bring riches-perish the thought; because it's not true. Riches, when they come in huge quantities, are never the result of hard work. Riches come if they come at all, in response to definite demands, based upon the appl... Read more

  • Starting a cleanse

    3/3/2020 2:56:09 PM, by DIZEIMAGE

    Always hard to start in the beginning ... Read more

  • Dominating Thoughts

    3/3/2020 10:33:53 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Every man is what he is, because of the DOMINATING THOUGHTS which he permits to occupy his mind. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • Self-Discipline

    3/2/2020 11:08:21 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Self-discipline begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don't control what you think, you can't control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward. Napoleon Hill ... Read more

  • Week picture

    3/2/2020 6:53:16 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    I am taking weekly pictures of my weight loss. I forgot to post in my blog... Read more

  • Good Morning

    3/2/2020 6:27:16 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Monday morning workout complete boy 6:15am. I feel good about this week and what I will accomplish. Last week I did ok but didn't get things logged on here or blogging. Life was just busy!!! This week will be a great one!!!... Read more

  • Hello Fresh

    3/2/2020 2:24:29 AM, by CANYON_GAL

    2 meals It's "Chickpea Powered Mediterranean Couscous" That's everything needed for the veggie meal...supposedly enough for 2 people. I'm not exactly sure why I got this delivery of meals. I had only gotten meals delivered from this company once before in December and then I can... Read more

  • Disappointed

    3/1/2020 4:49:57 PM, by DIZEIMAGE

    Nothing worse than going out the a restaurant & having bad service ... Read more

  • The Law of Attraction

    3/1/2020 10:54:31 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    You will attract to yourself people who harmonize with your own philosophy of life, whether you wish it or not. Napoleon Hill... Read more

  • Sleep Diary template

    2/29/2020 7:45:47 PM, by JANEGSN

    I went to sleep Dr this last week cause my sleep has just been wonky. I track my sleep but in a document (free text). This template works much better - to give a good idea what is doing on with sleep, so I thought I would share it. Ok, I can't get that image to be larger so it can ... Read more

  • Accentuate the Positive

    2/29/2020 8:08:28 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    I am willing to release old, negative beliefs. They are only beliefs that stand in my way. My new thoughts are positive and fulfilling. ~ Earl Nightengale Awright! Keep on Keeping on! Make today the greatest day of your life! Until tomorrow!... Read more