Real People. Real Weight Loss.®

Helping Millions to Take Off Pounds Sensibly Since 1948.

Category Archives: Success

Seeing Your Potential

woman jumping with happiness

Reminiscing with my brother, cousins and friends recently brought back wonderful days of pretend! We were cops and robbers, cowboys and Indians, soldiers, superheroes, star athletes, great inventors, astronauts, adventurers and so many more characters. Everyone was always at their … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Motivation, Success | 1 Comment

If You Think It, You Will Become It

raised hands volunteering

Those of you who have been reading my blog since April of last year know the power of words. We spent our time wandering through the alphabet together, building our own personal, positive vocabulary. Those blogs are archived in Back … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Self Esteem, Stress, Success | 9 Comments

Staying Motivated

boys playing basketball

Have you ever heard the word “yougottawanna”? No, it isn’t from an ancient language long forgotten. Rather, it is an expression often used to articulate the desire to keep going, to staying motivated, to enduring until the desired result is … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Change, Motivation, Success | 12 Comments

There Never Seems to be Enough Time!

stopwatch

As so often, it was a busy week and I found myself wondering where on earth I was going to find the time to add one more thing to my list. This reminded me of a piece I had read … Continue reading

Posted in Change, Motivation, Success | 10 Comments

“I See Fields of Green, Red Roses Too…”

Visualizing success

Do you ever catch yourself in a daydream when a favorite song like “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong comes on? All of a sudden you find yourself with your favorite person, or maybe sitting on the beach or … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Change, Success | 14 Comments

The TOPS Legacy Grows

TOPS IRD 2019 logo

What a super weekend I enjoyed with over 1,800 TOPS friends from all over the United States and Canada at International Recognition Days in Portland, Oregon. My gratitude goes out in waves to the dedicated Field Staff and volunteers who … Continue reading

Posted in Change, Motivation, Success, Weight Loss | 2 Comments

Habits: Changing and Replacing

Write-down-your-negative-habits

We truly are creatures of habit and are what we repeatedly do. About 40 percent of our waking hours are a matter of habit. The primary reason for this is because habits require minimal effort or thought and allow us … Continue reading

Posted in Change, Learning, Success | 4 Comments