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Category Archives: Motivation

How Do You Measure Success?

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I thoroughly enjoyed Carol Holtz’s thought-provoking blog on accountability. How many of us tend to use the same gauge over and over again to evaluate success? Sometimes what we are using to measure isn’t even the best tool. I came … Continue reading

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Accountability

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When you’re doing well with something, don’t you want to brag? When things aren’t going well, we tend not to mention anything about it. This works the same for our journey to better health. This is why accountability is so … Continue reading

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Prioritizing

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I thoroughly enjoyed Gina’s previous blog on behaviors. The technique she came up with to handle her love of sweets was inspired. Listening to others is definitely helpful. While each of us may have different strategies that work for us … Continue reading

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Restart

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When I was asked to write this blog, I was given the topic of “restarting.” I thought it was perfect for me, as I’ve restarted more times than I can count in most all areas of my life. There isn’t … Continue reading

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Planning

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We all joined TOPS to lose weight. You may have done this immediately, or you might still be waiting for something to happen. TOPS can give you many ideas for losing, but you’re the one who needs to make a … Continue reading

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Time

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It’s been wonderful to share some of my favorite music, as well as a few thoughts to consider as we’ve navigated the ups and downs of 2021. You’ve helped me make it through all the obstacles by traveling beside me, … Continue reading

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Billy Joel: “Piano Man”

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As some of you may have heard me mention on other occasions, I learned to play the piano as a youngster on an old upright that still sits in my home and brings me joy. A few days ago, I … Continue reading

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