Happy Motivation Monday everyone! Today I want to talk to you our biggest enemy. Contrary to what we might think, it’s not the scale, it’s not food, it’s not even Galactus, Devourer of Worlds (aka, me in high school). No, our biggest enemy that we have to face, our final boss, is ourselves. We are […]Continue reading →
Jimmy was overweight, had dropped out of school multiple times, and was giving up on his dreams.
After hitting rock-bottom, he discovered something that gave him results, and a future, he had never imagined.Continue reading →
Wow! That is all I can say. Maggie has a slew of recipes to scroll through on her blog Fake It ‘Til You Bake It and I’m telling you, when this little gem came up I needed to share! Now that nuts of all sorts are banned from our schools here in our district, I […]Continue reading →
A special guest host turns the tables on Sam for an inside look at how & why TipsOfTheScale was launched, future plans, and insights from 100 interviews.Continue reading →
I can’t believe it has already been six weeks and I am back for my first update! It has certainly been a busy month with some great accomplishments and experiences and a few low points as well. Hey I promised honesty and that’s what I plan on giving you each and every month! I’ve come to […]Continue reading →
I have written on this topic before, during a period of time when I felt stuck, without a real identity, and thus needed to get my thoughts out for no other reason but to purge. Under my blog, it was entitled Your Reinvention. And I am choosing not to re-visit this piece as a bit of […]Continue reading →
“To be a Philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts nor even to found a school… it is to solve some of the problems of life, not just theortetically, but practically.” -Henry David Thoreau Last week we spoke about Stoicism as an introduction and talked about preparing for failure. Today is where the rubber […]Continue reading →
Motivation Monday! Where can we lay the blame? That’s the theme for the day. Damn, I didn’t hit a personal record today. Maybe it’s because it was cold. I didn’t have a spotter. The right song wasn’t playing. It’s the Vernal Equinox, I can’t do legs today! What do all these excuses have in common? We are […]Continue reading →
At 464 pounds, Derrick felt he missed out on life. He experienced frustration and anger at past failures and false starts.
Hear how he broke the cycle and took control of his future.Continue reading →
When I was a kid, we would have the traditional roast beef dinner with roasted parsnips, carrots and onions. My mom would do the Yorkshire Pudding as well and homemade gravy. Without fail, I would be forced to eat one lonely parsnip and one darkened carrot, often times these being the last two morsoles on […]Continue reading →