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About Goal Setting Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for About Goal Setting.

How to Set and Reach SMART Goals

You might be gung-ho about tackling new goals, 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 proven way to c...  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

How do I low my carb set point in my profile
Updated 11/19/2015 2:32:36 PM

How do I low my carb set point in my profile...  Read more

Hi. If you want to change your weight goal (which

Hi. If you want to change your weight goal (which may also affect your calorie goals), in the app go to My Spark - Settings - Manage Goals. To manually change calorie goals on the website: Click Edit Nutrition Goals on your Food Tracker page. ...  Read more

Down 3lbs this week! 7lbs from my goal weight!
Updated 11/21/2015 11:44:44 AM

Down 3lbs this week! 7lbs from my goal weight!...  Read more

Half way to my first goal! 5kg of 10kg down! (11lb
Updated 11/19/2015 6:08:21 AM

Half way to my first goal! 5kg of 10kg down! (11lbs out 22) An average of slightly over 1.5lbs a week. My weight loss survived a house move, 5 days of flu, two work trips abroad...  Read more

Then set mini goals, while setting the goals may b

Then set mini goals, while setting the goals may be for weekly or monthly, mean while try to change the unhealthy habits to healthy ones. Ask here whichever you doubt is good or not....  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

Goal Setting Tip

Set yourself up to win. Begin making exercise a part of your life by setting small, attainable exercise goals. A goal such as, "1 hour of exercise first thing everyday" is too big of a goal. It is unrealistic and unattainable and therefore, self-def...  Read more

Once Upon a Goal Setting...

Hey Everybody, I'm really going strong right now. Last week, after that doctor appointment, I came home and entered my new weight and set a new goal for the next doctor appointment. As you might have read last week, the doctor said I was DOWN...  Read more