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About Goal Setting Resources

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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

Help me complete my goal!
Updated 7/28/2015 6:23:11 PM

Who wants to help me complete a 90 day challenge?...  Read more

Help me complete my goal!!!
Updated 7/30/2015 9:27:41 PM

Who wants to help me complete a 90 day challenge?...  Read more

hey, well I'm 22 and goals are pretty close alread

hey, well I'm 22 and goals are pretty close already, requesting...  Read more

Hello everyone! I'm 23 y/o and my goal is to lose
Updated 7/28/2015 3:00:07 PM

Hello everyone! I'm 23 y/o and my goal is to lose a bit over 100 lbs. I'm looking for people around the same age and with close to the same goal as me to help keep each other accountable and motivate each other. Please feel free to add me! 41...  Read more

I'm 29. I have similar goals. Add me, we can all s

I'm 29. I have similar goals. Add me, we can all support and encourage each other through this. 386...  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...Again! ;P

I need to set some goals again and rewards... I have a hard time rewarding myself when I meet small milestones along my weight loss journey. So this time I'm sticking to it. I need to lose 8 pounds so here goes.. 3 pounds f...  Read more

goal setting

there's a good article on SP about goal setting this morning. I admire those who can set a long term goal and work their way to it. I'm not one of them. For me the goals have to be very short term in order to motivate me. Unfortunately, I...  Read more