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Goals And Goal Setting Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Goals And Goal Setting.

Goal-Tracking Tools

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

Whittle Your Waist, Fatten Your Wallet

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

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

Find Your Perfect Weight - Part 1

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

Write Your Vision Statement for Weight Loss

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

I have hit my 1st goal....down 10 lbs. started s
Updated 10/4/2015 1:20:22 PM

I have hit my 1st goal....down 10 lbs. started sept 8th the day after labor day and I feel good. I am 1/3 away from my goal...if I stay on track this will be my christmas present to myself...should hit my goal right around the holiday....  Read more

I am wondering about my goal. According to my BMI,
Updated 10/4/2015 6:58:50 AM

I am wondering about my goal. According to my BMI, I should weigh about 164 lbs. That means I need to lose about 60 lbs. Some people I talk to say that's a lot and I would be too thin. I'm 5'8 and have a medium build. How much stock do I put in BMI...  Read more

Mine is set at 10,000 which is the minimum I get e

Mine is set at 10,000 which is the minimum I get each day. For me having a goal works....  Read more

my goal is to loose 13lbs. it's not much but it's
Updated 10/4/2015 6:33:41 AM

my goal is to loose 13lbs. it's not much but it's what needs to go....  Read more

"Track More Goals" button ( Start page, sect 2 ..)
Updated 10/4/2015 12:08:59 PM

When I use this on my iPad, the buttons fly off the page. I get points but have no idea how much it saves....  Read more

Using Spark Goals

I can never remember to take my daily multivitamin, so I added it to my "other goals" page to both remind myself and give myself a spark point for doing it!...  Read more


Set short term goalsBy having small goals along the way you keep yourself motivated and inspired and that final goal doesn't seem that far away after all...  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

What if the 'Unattainable' Really Was Within Reach?

When setting goals, it's easy to put limits on ourselves. "I can lose 10 pounds, but there's no way I could lose 20." Or, "I can walk a mile, but I'd never be able to walk 5 miles." Sometimes we set limits because we want to be realistic (which is...  Read more

Goals and Goal Setting

As promised, I have summed up my goals for the rest of this month/year. With a Bachelors Degree in Health/Physical Education I am trained to set two types of goals. 1. Short Term and 2. Long Term I believe everyone should reach for the stars...  Read more

Goals and goal setting

So now that im trying really hard to be committed to my new way of life, one of the things I need to do is set some goals. Some real goals. I guess I avoided really setting firm goals probably out of laziness and possibly out of fear..I really believ...  Read more