Friends Matter

Ahhh … I probably know what you’re thinking … friends are great and helpful and supportive. Yes, that is nice, isn’t it?! But that’s not what I’m talking about. What I’m referring to is the influence that people have on you when you associate closely with them. The Bible says: Amos 3:3 “Can two people […] Read more »

Staying Motivated

It seems like motivation is one of those things that comes and goes for most people.  One minute you’re totally feeling it, and the next minute you’re exhausted and want to veg on the couch.  What types of things can you do to keep your fire stoked and stay charged up? The very first thing […] Read more »

Happy New Year!!!

Hello everyone and Happy New Year!!!  I love a fresh start; a new day, a new week, a new month, and especially a New Year!!  The possibilities are exciting and the outlook is fresh and fun.  I have big plans for myself this year – how about you? The New Year is a great time […] Read more »

How To Make New Year’s Resolutions Properly

Well, it’s that time of year again!  You’ve got a few days in which to decide what you want to accomplish in 2012 and get your goals properly laid out and ready to go.  The smart thing to do is have your goals finished by the time the ball drops at 12:00 am.  Many people […] Read more »


What exactly is persistence?  How would you define such a thing? I can tell you what it’s NOT… it’s not when I was complaining about being hungry and tired whining about not being able to go out crying about my sad little workouts That was not persistence. wanting to throw in the towel at the […] Read more »

Lighten Up Frances!

Do you ever get the feeling that you might be too hard on yourself?? Do you freak out by the slightest deviation from your plan? Do you set (almost) impossible goals for yourself to follow? Are you setting yourself up for failure?  Do you think that you are Super Woman and you should be able […] Read more »

Top Ten Traits Winners at the Fat-Burning Game Have in Common

When you see people who are successful at something, it’s a good idea to study them and find out how and why they are successful. This is especially true if they are successful in an area in which you personally wish to excel! Take a look at what winners in your desired area did to […] Read more »