American Idol – Self Improvement Brought to Life By Jordin Sparks

So, another season of American Idol comes to an end with the crowning of Jordin Sparks as American Idol 2007. On the night, she was a deserving winner, as well as being a beautiful person and a wonderful singer. Only the most cynical and spiteful of observers can argue that American Idol does not produce some great singers, it does; or that Jordin is not one of them, she is. We know already that the top three, as last year, will probably be superstars. So we can look forward to great things and big album sales from Melinda Doolittle and Blake Lewis, as well as Jordin. Apart from loving music of many types, one of the reasons I enjoy American Idol is the way, when it gets down to the final 16 and the serious singing contest, you can watch as young talented people develop before your eyes. The whole […]

How Effective Are Weight Loss Challenges and Can They Motivate Everyone in Your Group?

Weight loss challenges can be a fun and motivating way to lose weight. If you want to put together a weight loss challenge, try some of the following to make it a success: Get a group together. You need to have at least 3 people in order to make the weight loss challenge fun and interesting. A good group amount would be 10 people. This way people can pair up to help each other. With too few or too many people you can make it too easy for the participants to quit. A Good Prize While losing weight is a great prize, we never fully realize that until we get there. The best way to motivate everyone is to brainstorm a prize everyone would like to win. Ideas can include money, gifts, vacations, etc. Split the cost of the prize between everyone in the challenge, then the winner takes all. […]