For a long time now I have kept a gratitude journal. Mine isn’t necessarily its own book, per se, but I tried to start out that way. I found through trial and error that multiple books didn’t work for me and the more I could consolidate – the better. This practice worked for me for … More A Prominent Display of Gratitude
Happy New Year! The slates are clean, the chalk is fresh and with the first stroke of your hand you will plan and plot exactly how this year will go, whether you realize it or not. Today, while you have a lighter day than others pertaining to your schedule, enjoy the people around you. Enjoy … More “Ultimate You” – Day One
I remember watching several commercials for chocolate chip cookies as a child. I always saw a mother baking chocolate chip cookies for her children; my mom did not bake unless it was a holiday. The children would come home from school and their mom would be there with milk and cookies waiting to hear about … More What’s Hiding in Your Cookie Crumbs?
Does your happiness depend on the happiness of others? Does the happiness of others depend on your actions? Do you find that you are constantly struggling to make yourself happy while at the same time trying to make everyone else happy? Stop. If you answered ‘yes” to any of those questions, you will never be … More “Me First”
I’ve recently gained an interest in photography, beyond the daily dabble and I thought of a great perspective relative to photography and weight loss/weight management. Whether you are just starting to lose weight or you have lost all of the weight you wished to lose and are maintaining your new body, this is for you: … More Refocus the Lens
With my 30th birthday ONE WEEK AWAY – I spent some time today reflecting, as I have done as an exercise for the past 23 days (“30 days ‘til 30”). Today’s thoughts were focused around “general joy.” Beginning yesterday afternoon and throughout today, I have really noticed people being unusually kind to me. For starters, … More 100% Genuine Joy
TeamJohnny’s latest Testimonial comes from the UBER-SUCCESSFUL DAYNA CHARLES!!! THANKS, DAYNA! “Johnny Potrekus was instrumental in helping me change my life through health, fitness and a new relationship with food. I found TeamJohnny through a weight-loss group. Johnny personally led me on my weight loss journey through empathy, humor and dedication. He understood every emotion … More Truth in Testimonials