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9 Resolutions That Make You Happier, Not Skinnier

Love them or hate them, resolutions go hand-in-hand with the new year. In addition to the same old weight loss promises, consider choosing goals that focus on happiness instead.
Posted 1/9/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 72 comments   10,836 views
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The 9 Best SparkPeople Articles for Goal Getters

New to SparkPeople? Discover 10 great articles that will get you on track to achieve your wildest weight-loss dreams in this month's Go Get It Guide!
Posted 1/5/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 48 comments   7,828 views
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Why You Should Set Goals, Not Resolutions

A surprising 42.4 percent of people said they fail in their resolution every year? Why? Discover why you should rethink your resolutions if you want to find success.
Posted 1/2/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 76 comments   7,234 views
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The True Power of Setting the Right Goals

We preach the power of goal setting for good reason--the right goal can make or break your motivation. Learn how to make goals that stick and finally find success.
Posted 12/15/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 84 comments   15,382 views
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100 Amazing Reasons to Start Losing Weight Today

We asked SparkPeople members why starting the weight-loss journey today is a better idea than putting it off until tomorrow and here are their 100 best responses.
Posted 12/8/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 110 comments   34,634 views
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Two Wonderful Things We Love This Month

In this month's Go Get It Guide, we found a snack that you're going to devour and a running quote you're going to want to frame and read every day.
Posted 12/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 88 comments   15,661 views
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3 of Our Most Favorite Things This Month

A sweaty palm solution, motivation to dust yourself off and try again, and a challenge generator--all in this month's Go Get It Guide!
Posted 11/3/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 84 comments   24,841 views
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Are You Cheating Yourself Out of Greatness Due to Fear?

Have you ever been intimidated to try new activities because you know there's a chance you'll finish last or can't keep up? Are you worried people will judge you because of it?
Posted 10/17/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 62 comments   17,126 views
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Could Your Self-Esteem Be Undermining Your Wellness Efforts?

Believing in yourself is the first step in getting healthy, but if you suffer from low self-esteem it could be getting in the way. Learn to boost your self-esteem and get on track.
Posted 10/12/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 65 comments   28,152 views
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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 : 106 comments   21,626 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 : 81 comments   13,129 views
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Could Posting ''Flaws and All'' Photos Boost Your Confidence?

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 : 125 comments   18,622 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   10,488 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 : 96 comments   23,315 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   13,690 views
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