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2019 Goal of 100 pushups in a set
Sunday, February 17, 2019      4 comments

This is my ongoing attempt to do 100 push-ups in one set. I first planned to do 100 push-ups by my 6th Sparkpeople anniversary date May 15, 2019 (40 weeks and 2 days from my start date of August 4th 2018. Now, as of 2/16/19, I figured I try and ... Read more
Positive Thinking
Saturday, February 09, 2019      11 comments

I am Bob, I am 72 years old and can jog a 5K in under 46 minutes and do 46 pushups in one set. I am increasing my number of pushups I can do in a set at a rate of about 1.5 pushups per week and also working to reduce the time it takes me to comp... Read more
The power of letting go
Monday, January 28, 2019      7 comments

There is a story told by Susan Jeffers, Ph.D., of a wise old lady who when asked how in the mist of all her struggles, she was always cheerful, replied: “Well, I view this world just as a loose garment.” What the old lady meant was that instead... Read more
Being more positive by avoiding negative thoughts
Thursday, January 24, 2019      14 comments

There are seven types of Negative Thoughts you need to avoid: 1. All or Nothing: these thoughts employ words like “all”, “none”, “never”, “always”, “everyone”, “no one”, “every time” etc. or simply lump every similar thing together as one. Fo... Read more
2019 Goal 100 pushups in one set
Tuesday, January 22, 2019      5 comments

This is my ongoing attempt to do 100 push-ups in one set. I first planned to do 100 push-ups by my 6th Sparkpeople anniversary date May 15, 2019 (40 weeks and 2 days from my start date of August 4th 2018. Now, as of 2/16/19, I figured I try an... Read more
Life should not be a struggle
Sunday, January 20, 2019      10 comments

I am reading the book "End the Struggle and Dance with Life" by Susan Jeffers, Ph.D., (subtitled "How Build Yourself Up When the World Gets You Down"). Susan advises people not to set their hearts on anything for no one knows exactly what is i... Read more
Manifesting weight loss without a struggle
Sunday, January 06, 2019      14 comments

There was discussion on how to manifest any goal without a struggle by Andy Shaw and I felt that it also applies to weight loss. The point Andy makes is that the claim of the Law of Attraction that you can manifest anything you can "believe" y... Read more
On Building Self-Confidence
Thursday, January 03, 2019      7 comments

"The self-confidence one builds from achieving difficult things and accomplishing goals is the most beautiful thing of all." Madonna I like this quote since it embodies the essence of building self-confidence which is 1. setting goals that ar... Read more
2019 Goal: 100 pushups in one set
Tuesday, December 25, 2018      4 comments

Moved to Blog dated 1/22/19 ... Read more
Ten aspects of Joy
Tuesday, December 25, 2018      6 comments

Joy is in the beauty of God or the Universe . Fetell Lee identified eight respects in which we can find Joy in his book “Joyful” 1. Energy: vibrant color and light 2. Abundance: lushness, multiplicity, and variety 3. Freedom: nature, w... Read more
Ten Success Habits
Thursday, December 20, 2018      6 comments

Ten Success Forming Habits 1. You invite candid feedback from your friends and coworkers about your performance. 2. You let others know that you never want anyone to hide the truth-from you. 3. You readily acknowledge the present reality i... Read more
George H.W. Bush and MINDFULNESS
Thursday, December 06, 2018      10 comments

I respect George H. W. Bush for his example of service to all Americans. I used to view myself a liberal Republican, then as a conservative Democrat, then as a Republican, but like President George H.W. Bush, my obligation has never been to one... Read more
A note to my doctor
Saturday, December 01, 2018      15 comments

I have been taking medication to control schizophrenia for more than twenty seven years and had no serious out-break of schizophrenia until last night. This the fax that I sent to my doctor. “Doctor … Last night had a nightmare/hallucinatio... Read more
Happiness in and due to Sparkpeople
Friday, November 30, 2018      2 comments

Sparkpeople is a positive influence and helps develop positive thoughts such as “I can be happy with my self since I am an able and capable individual and have much to give back to society. I do things because I feel they are the right thing to ... Read more
2019 Goal: 100 pushups in one set
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      6 comments

Moved 12/25/2018... Read more

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