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How To Goal Setting Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Goal Setting.

How to Set and Reach SMART Goals

You might be gung-ho about tackling new goals in the New Year, but not so fast! The best way to set yourself up for success is to make sure that your goals are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely. Using these guidelines is a...  Read more

Leading in the SparkPeople Community

Did you know that helping other people is one of the best ways to stay on track and reach your own goals?  Read on to learn why and how you can apply this at…   When members decide to step forward and take leaders...  Read more

Confessions of a Reformed Procrastinator

This article has been a long time coming. In fact, it’s probably several years overdue. Why? Because… I’m a closet procrastinator. I’ve been too aware for too long that I’ve suffered this affliction. In college, 73...  Read more

6 Characteristics of Effective Goal-Setting

Once you've created your vision statement for weight-loss, you probably know the general direction you want to move. The next step is to work out the particular short- and intermediate-term goals that will get you moving in that direction, follow...  Read more

A New Definition For ''Old''

According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S...  Read more

Hello:) I'm new to spark too. What are your goals?

Hello:) I'm new to spark too. What are your goals? Were you looking for advice on the spark website or other goals?...  Read more

Need skinny tips! Any ideas? My first is to set m
Updated 3/21/2015 6:20:40 PM

Need skinny tips! Any ideas? My first is to set my big goal and then little goals in between. Example I want to loose 50 lbs. so my first goal is to loose 10lbs. What are your tips that work for you?...  Read more

I'm a lb away from reaching my first goal. Any sug
Updated 3/21/2015 12:53:37 PM

I'm a lb away from reaching my first goal. Any suggestions on treating myself when I do? I recently bought new jeans for myself.... I may just skip the treat and move on to my next goal......  Read more

Reaching my goal
Updated 3/21/2015 6:37:58 PM

I was told by my doctor I needed to lose at least 30lbs. I decided to reach a goal every season I reached my goal for a year so far but I have 30 more to lose. I want to be at my goal for summer...  Read more

Overall goal is 100, lost 60.4 so far, goal this m

Overall goal is 100, lost 60.4 so far, goal this month is 10 (and I'm 0.6 away), goal for end of April is another 10, that would take me down to 71 lost. Small goals help!...  Read more

Clean out one drawer...

...or cupboard, or closet, or shelf, or tote... etc. Set a goal that once per ___ (week? day?) you will clean out one of section of your living space. (Glove compartment, plastic container full of office supplies, dining room table, junk drawer, cr...  Read more

Short Sighted for the Long Term

When setting your long term goals, set easily attainable short term goals to help you reach your long term goal without losing track or finding disappointment....  Read more

Spark Texas – The Official Team

If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together! ...  Read more

The Secrets of Success: Be A “Goal-Getter”

When we were researching and writing our best-selling book, The Spark we discovered 27 secrets of success that thousands of successful SparkPeople members have used to reach their goals, lose weight and keep it off. Some secrets--including these--are...  Read more

Exclusive: Olympic Curler Nicole Joranstaad Talks to the dailySpark

Nicole Joranstaad has been curling since she was a teenager, but this marks her first Olympics. This 29-year-old Madison, Wisconsin, resident is committed to healthy eating and goal setting to help her achieve her Olympic dreams. Though they're out...  Read more

Mini goal setting

I'm not a great blogger unless I know only I will see it. When it's just me, I can let out a stream of unconcious thought and not worry about other people seeing it. When it's online, I'm concious that others may read it and want to pass comment. So...  Read more

Day 28 - Goal Setting

Ok I've put this off a while - Now is the time! Vision: Describe your ultimate vision the yourself. Where do you want to be in 5 years? What would you do if you knew you couldn't fail? How and where would you spend your time? How will you kno...  Read more