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
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 SparkPeople.com…
When members decide to step forward and take leaders... Read more
SparkPeople's new calendar feature will help you focus on one healthy habit each month. For January, that means setting (and keeping) solid resolutions. Here are 31 daily tips that will help you achieve long-term success.
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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
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
Since I didn't believe I would really lose weight and keep it off, I set my original goal weight pretty high and have lowered it by 5 pound increments over the years. It made me wonder how others set their goal weights.... Read more
Today's Spark Coach was talking about sharing your goals. By sending them out into the sparkosphere, it bolsters your committment and accountability. So here are my personal goals:
1. Follow the Spark Solution for two weeks
2. Add some ad... Read more
I just joined Spark Goals because I've hit a slump in my weight loss efforts. I started with a few that sounded pretty easy: don't drink soda (it tastes like syrup), don't eat in front of the t.v.(don't have one) or computer (that's harder), read a s... Read more
...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
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!
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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
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
I've been wanting to begin blogging on SP for a while now, but I always stall when it comes to what I should say. I want the first post to be monumental, have some sort of special significance. Like the first day of a new streak, or a big milestone.... Read more
I was reading a daily devotional this morning and just had to share this.
The Advantages of Goal Setting: Philippians 3:12-14
1. Excitement is Renewed
When your unclear about goals, enthusiasm wanes. Excitement comes as we aim for G... Read more
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