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Are You Focusing on Progress or Perfection?

In the journey to weight loss, no one is perfect. Discover why Jessica Smith's favorite saying is ''progress, not perfection,'' and learn how to apply it to your own journey.
Posted 9/7/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 76 comments   9,067 views
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Free Workouts and Tangle-Free Hair in This Month's Go Get It Guide

Sure, you could spend hundreds getting your sweat on each month, but why would you when there are plenty of free workout opportunities?
Posted 9/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 71 comments   7,657 views
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How ''Flaws and All'' Photos Can Be the Ultimate Confidence Booster

There's a movement happening on your news feed: Real men and women are pulling back the curtain on those perfectly posed photos. One member shares why she thinks its courageous.
Posted 8/23/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 77 comments   9,945 views
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Why Friendly Competition Should Be Built Into Your Action Plan

In part two of Chris ''SparkGuy'' Downie's personal blog, he notes the importance of competition in self-improvement, citing one of history's more famous rivalries as an example.
Posted 7/21/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 57 comments   9,608 views
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Get a Boost With This Motivational 1-Mile Walk With Jessica Smith

Goals and gratitude go hand-in-hand, especially as you work toward weight loss and a happier, healthier you. Join Jessica Smith for a fun and inspirational one-mile walk and talk.
Posted 7/12/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 87 comments   16,290 views
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What a Beach Boys vs. Beatles Rivalry Teaches Us About Competition

Does the idea of competition intimidate or inspire you? SparkGuy thinks competition pushes us to be great! Discover how a musical rivalry inspired his blog post this week.
Posted 6/30/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 74 comments   11,326 views
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50 Things to Consider Before Giving up on Your Goals

On the days when everything is going wrong and you can't imagine ever achieving your goals, you'll be happy you bookmarked this motivational list. Never quit on yourself again.
Posted 6/12/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 109 comments   42,261 views
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6 Incredible Stories of SparkPeople Friendship & Success

Bonds forged through the SparkPeople community happen every day, and, for many, those supportive networks are the glue that holds their ultimate dreams together.
Posted 6/8/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 102 comments   18,291 views
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Start Summer With Socks, Santa and Squats With Schnauzers

Remember when you hated getting socks as a gift? Not anymore. Meet the sock that your sweaty feet will love, plus an inspiring quote and the greatest, cutest squat challenge ever!
Posted 6/2/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 53 comments   14,495 views
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What a Mystery Illness Taught One Man About Weight-Loss Success

For more than 20 years, Jim Curtis has battled a mystery chronic illness. During his searching for answers, he learned some important life lessons about success and weight loss.
Posted 5/29/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 51 comments   18,050 views
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Are Your Fears and Self-Criticisms Holding You Back?

Negative self-talk is a bad habit for many of us, but what happens when it starts influencing those we love most or keeping us from achieving greatness?
Posted 5/5/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 70 comments   18,908 views
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8 Amazing Goals You Can Achieve in the Next 8 Weeks

Who's giving up on your goals right now? Not you! Recommit yourself to your goals by taking an 8-week pledge today!
Posted 3/27/2017  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 213 comments   111,349 views
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These Are the Most Motivating Workout Songs of All Time

These songs combine the best beats with the most inspirational lyrics to motivate you to exercise!
Posted 3/18/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 198 comments   1,753,029 views
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65 of the Most Motivating Mantras

Do you have a mantra? Whether it's mental, verbal or written, the right message can be a powerful tool in motivating you to become the best version of yourself.
Posted 3/17/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 109 comments   51,618 views
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Study: Socializing on SparkPeople Helps with Weight Loss

A second study bolsters what our experts and millions of members already knew: The support provided by our community is invaluable. Pass it on!
Posted 3/13/2017  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 87 comments   25,711 views
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