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
Without a shopping list, a casual trip to the grocery store can be a recipe for disaster. Sometimes, even with a list in hand, we still find ourselves in a state of confusion as we meander through the store.
Organizing your shopping list can smo... Read more
Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart!
The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every... Read more
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
There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... 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
...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
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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Hello, SparkPeople Members!First, thanks a bunch for all of the great comments about my chickens last week! I thought this would be a fun way to share part of the healthy lifestyle we're trying to lead, thanks to my wife who initiated this projec... Read more
When I began my journey 4 years ago, I never thought too much about how long it was going to take to get to my goal. In the past whenever I gave myself a specific time frame to reach my weight loss goal, when the time drew nearer and I wasn’t remotel... Read more
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