Quick, what’s the difference between a dream and a goal?
Any goal-setting guru will tell you that goals are dreams that you write down and track. Why? By writing down your goals, you're creating a "to do" list for your life,... Read more
Are you a genius at budgeting your finances but fall apart when it comes to setting aside time to work out (or vice versa)? Don't worry: Staying physically fit and managing a personal bank account actually have very distinct similarities. They... Read more
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
You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,... Read more
If you give it some thought, I bet you’ll agree that losing weight is not really your goal. Sure you want to lose weight and it's important to you. But why? Is it because some number on a scale is really that important and meaningful in and... Read more
So, one major goal I had was to be fit and trim by basketball senior night. It is this Thursday and I have lost 65 pounds and wear a 10/12 instead of a 16/18 or even 20. I am happy and proud of myself! I bought an awesome green dress for the occasion... Read more
My goals aren't the stereotypical to be skinny feel skinny and make people jealous ...
Mine aren't quite like that I want to feel healthy look healthy and good and to have a nice atmosphere where people feel able to talk to me because I will... Read more
Hello all! My goal is to lose 25 pounds by June 1. My overall weight loss goal is 50 pounds by December 31. I definitely need some encouragement. Single mom of one, full time work and school. I'm ready to do this!... Read more
I have always set goals for weight loss for myself. For example: I will lose 10 pounds by June. This sets you up for failure. Set your goals for what you have complete control over. For example: I will exercise 5 days a week and stay within my... Read more
Set practical goals. Don't set up a goal to work out 60 min's a day if you barely work out now. For example, set a goal for 15 min's and if you work out more, then work out more, but the bare minimum is 15 min's.I already knew this but it sunk in aft... 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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Editor's Note: Obesity expert Dr. Martin Binks contributes regular guest posts to the dailySpark. We have all been there. The new year rolls around and we take stock of our lives and the way we live them. We decide that this year is going to be dif... Read more
It’s no secret that the majority of people who start a new exercise program do so because they want to lose weight, which is a great reason (and motivator) to get fit.That being said, if your only motivation to exercise is fat loss, you can eas... Read more
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