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I have no problem losing weight. What I am more interested in is living a healthy "sustainable" life style.

To that end, I have found this Spark article that will help me in these efforts.

Mind Over Body
10 Steps to Achieve a Healthy Lifestyle

1. Put the “I” in Your Weight Loss Plan. Learn how knowing the answer to one simple question can improve your chances for success by up to 100%.

2. Take the stress out of weighing in. Is your scale making you crazy? Read about three things you can do to take the stress out of your weigh-ins.

3. Tame your " toxic guilt" before it wipes out your will power . Learn how to exercise your healthy lifestyle conscience and avoid those bad feelings that send you running to the refrigerator every time you slip up.

4. Tame your Emotional Eating Beast . Find out how to inoculate yourself against emotional distress before it leads to mindless eating.

5. Take the mystery out of staying motivated. Take steps to become your own best motivator, and put the problem of disappearing motivation behind you for good.

6. Write your vision statement. Learn why a good vision statement is crucial to success, and what you’ll want to include in yours.

7. Plot your strategy. Read about setting effective lifestyle goals and finding strategies that work.

8. Give yourself a reality check-up. Make sure your own beliefs aren’t getting in your way.

9. Pave the way for persistence. Organize your personal world so that it keeps you going when the going gets tough.

10. Learn from yourself. These important tips explain how you can let your own experience help you create the plan that will work best for you.

Member Since: 7/14/2009

Fitness Minutes: 5,521

My Goals:
Healthy sustainable life style.

A new practice I am trying is "failure resiliency".

My Program:
Bike riding
Strength training
Ballet (eventually)

Personal Information:
I am a teaching artist originally from Iowa who now lives on the east coast.

Other Information:
"Dance is music made visible."

George Balanchine

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    You are being missed. Hope you day went well.
    3796 days ago
  • v no profile image B_ARNETTA
    Kim, thanks for the comment! I love your goals.
    3797 days ago
  • v CELETA
    Hi Kim,
    Thank you so very much. I couldn't have done it without my great friends like you and all the encouragement and motivation you have given me. I see you have set a new goal and tell you way to go. Have a Blessed Day, and emoticon
    3798 days ago
    Hi Kim (great name by the!)

    Thank you for stopping by my page today.....the monthly pictures have been one of my greatest motivators...they are also a lot of fun...I do a blog with the picture the 4th of every month....

    I'm still amazed at how many people come by to check it!!

    Have a great week and getting ready for your New Teacher Institute!!

    3799 days ago
  • v LSSNELL229
    Thanks for the picture comment on my son. Lol, I'm close to your son age...well...8 years ago, lol and I know that we can go through our moments and that's exhausting on its own, lol.
    3799 days ago
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