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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 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

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

Other goals problem
Updated 7/9/2014 6:43:16 PM

I continue to have problems posting data on the other goals page. When I click on a tab to input data, the advertisement comes up but lI am unable to post my data. It flickers and then goes blank. I have been having this problem for about a week. I c...  Read more

MAINTAINING GOAL WEIGHT
Updated 7/8/2014 6:33:43 PM

Are there any particular topic here on Spark pertaining to Maintaining your goal weight ????? Almost there 1 pound to go, now to maintain !! 9...  Read more

10% Goal Reached!
Updated 7/6/2014 2:03:28 PM

Today, I have officially LOST 10% of my starting weight of 291 pounds! I now weigh 262 pounds -- a 29 pound loss!!! 236 On to my second 10% challenge -- to lose 26 pounds and go down to 236 pounds. Please wish me luck -- I cannot do this wi...  Read more

Popup dialog not displaying to enter other goals
Updated 7/5/2014 9:56:30 AM

One of the Other Goals that I track is number of hours of sleep. The last time I entered this was two days ago, on Thursday (for Wednesday night). I went to enter Thursday night and Friday night hours, and the dialog is not displaying fully. I...  Read more

Sets vs Reps
Updated 7/5/2014 5:13:02 PM

This might be a silly question, but I'm going to ask. I did some exercise today where I did as much of [insert exercise] as I could in one minute. I'm not sure how to track it. My brain confuses reps vs sets. I did 30 wall push-ups i...  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

Goals

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

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

Goals and Goal Setting

I changed my goals this evening because I don't ever get all my pool time in and I haven't been following my menu. So, I have a new sense of commitment to my goals this evening. I added not eating after 8:00 p.m. Which should be interesting because...  Read more