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Happy Weight Loss Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Happy Weight Loss.

Common Myths about Happiness

Finish this sentence: “I could be happy if…” Did you answer something like, “If I lost 15 pounds,” “if I got that promotion,” or “if I had more money”? If so, you’re not alone. Fo...  Read more

The Weight Loss Blues

When you're struggling to lose weight, it may seem like shedding that magic number of pounds is a guaranteed ticket to happiness. While it's true that getting fit and embracing a healthier lifestyle has a myriad of benefits—a spike in c...  Read more

The 10% Solution

Are you a weight loss failure? Before you answer that question, let’s talk about what failure means. A recent study found that, in the nonsensical weight loss world, most failure has more to do with failing to meet faulty expectations...  Read more

''Running Helped Me Lose Almost 100 Pounds!'' *

Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon. ...  Read more

Research Study Recommends SparkPeople

These days, it's not uncommon for people to make decisions that affect their health based on information that they find on the Internet. But can you trust the weight loss advice you find on Internet message boards? When it comes to weight loss, a...  Read more

This is an awesome way to lose weight!!
Updated 6/29/2016 7:45:39 PM

This is an awesome way to lose weight!!...  Read more

Any suggestions for loss weight exercises? #losswe
Updated 6/29/2016 8:43:49 PM

Any suggestions for loss weight exercises? #lossweight #exercise...  Read more

Finally got the "are you loosing weight? " man that feels good! #20lbsdown #hardwork
Updated 6/29/2016 5:46:43 PM

Finally got the "are you loosing weight? " man that feels good! #20lbsdown #hardwork...  Read more

Taking weight loss serious this time. 50lbs to los
Updated 6/29/2016 5:44:21 PM

Taking weight loss serious this time. 50lbs to lose! I've always tried to do it on my own but it never lasts long. Hopefully this will be a good start towards building some support! Feel free to add me! #friendfinder...  Read more

Feeling at a loss because u are all strangers but
Updated 6/29/2016 5:44:08 PM

Feeling at a loss because u are all strangers but yet I feel like I can say what's on my mine and get the suport I need. My mom is a lot of my stress lately and its hard not having anyone I can talk too....  Read more

Mix up the cardio, get out of the rut! Try new things!

I was stuck in a 1/2 pound (or less) lost a week, and I wasn't happy with that! So I created a weekly regimen where I do 5 types of cardio per week and added a couple things I hadn't been doing before - the stationary bike and swimming - and while th...  Read more

When Looking For Sparkrecipes Under 200 Calories AND 30 min. TO MAKE!

I am happy with my weight loss success on Sparkpeople and want to MAINTAIN it! An IMPORTANT FEATURE for me during my wt. loss journey was finding DINNERS that have 200 cal. or less,but MORE IMPORTANTLY that take only 30 MIN. PREP TIME!! I wanted to...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

Entertaining and Educating Healthy Headlines

More evidence linking sugar to heart disease The Sit/Stand Desk: Would You Buy One? Magda Runs a Marathon--on the Treadmill Six Kitchen-Based Weight Loss Tweaks Any Guy Can Do 15 Fiber-Packed Snacks Fit Tip: Wash Your Sports Bra in...  Read more

The Secret to Loving Your Body Isn't Losing Weight

I always used to think that if I was skinnier, I'd be happier—not just with my body but with my life in general. Many of us believe that weight loss is the answer to many of our problems and pitfalls. We think that when we lose weight we...  Read more

unexpected happy weight loss!

I've had a Wii for quite a few years now - when we bought it, we bought the one with the fitness board and use it for a scale. I haven't been on it for about 8 months. At that time i weighed too much to be read - so over 330 lbs. I haven't been under...  Read more

Progress & Happy Weight loss Anniversary

11 Weeks until my my first full marathon and this was about the time 2 years ago that I really started losing weight..the last time I was (and will ever be) 195 pounds. Two years sounds like a lot, but there were definite periods of time where all I...  Read more