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Smart Goal Setting Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Smart Goal Setting.

Use Smart Goal-Setting Techniques

What is the most important factor of success and achievement? IQ, self-confidence, perseverance? Actually, that's a trick question. According to intelligence studies, the answer would be none of the above. In fact, the tendency to set goals...  Read more

Goal-Setting Skills for Life

According to intelligence studies, the tendency to set goals is the #1 determiner of success. Whether you want to run a mile or cure cancer, goals give you direction and a game plan for success. You’ve already set a goal to start living healthi...  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

10 Habits of Unsuccessful Dieters

What could be more frustrating than not seeing the scale drop despite days or weeks of doing everything right? After all that hard work—all the cookies you didn't eat, all the willpower you maintained, all the time you logged at the gym&mda...  Read more

Make Smart Substitutions

Why do so many people regularly eat potato chips and guzzle soda? Taste is partly to blame, but a big reason might be that people don’t have any good replacements. The Spark Diet helps solve this problem with smart substitutions.Smart substitut...  Read more

Nutrition Goals: Iron over 50 Question
Updated 4/12/2014 7:31:45 PM

I've had the dietary goal of eating enough iron in my nutritional tracker for years now. Today is my birthday, and I'm now 50 years old. 44 383 475 My understanding is a woman's iron needs over 50 decrease. Does the nutrition goal automati...  Read more

blog settings
Updated 4/10/2014 12:34:23 AM

How do I make my blogs private?...  Read more

Committed to Reaching a Goal
Updated 4/19/2014 7:48:32 PM

Although I am not on here faithfully, and although I have made several false starts, I am determined and committed to reaching the short-term goal of "Under 250". I have been hovering around 280-290 for sooo long. Today I weighed 273. So close to...  Read more

mind set after weight loss
Updated 4/10/2014 1:22:06 AM

I'm curious to know how ones mind is after they have achieved their weight loss goal. My problem is that I want to lose this weight but I don't want to do the work. When I eat bad I feel guilty but the bad habits are SO VERY HARD TO BREAK. Any sug...  Read more

Goals VS Reality - what can i expect?
Updated 4/4/2014 8:26:59 AM

Hello. I was hoping for some input - more of a reality check - to get my goals in order, and what i can really expect as i venture into my weight loss journey My name is Jamie. I am 28 and clock in at 200lbs. I am not an active person, a dieter...  Read more

Make Smart Goals

Make Smart Goals. Long-term goals should be Specific, Measurable, Appropriate, Realistic, and Time-based....  Read more

Make one Smart Choice

Set a goal to make at least one smart choice concerning healthy eating a day. Try to make it early in the morning. When you make that choice, you immediately feel good about yourself. And you're committed to having a good day. So you'll find yourself...  Read more

Spark Texas Ė 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

31 Real-World Tips to Reach Any Resolution

If you're like most people, you've been reflecting on your life as of late and looking forward, setting new goals and envisioning where you want to be in the future. If you've set some goals for 2012, great! That is the first step to maki...  Read more

Are You Having New Year's Resolution Success?

So many people start out the New Year full of momentum, ready to change their lives for the better. Maybe you've set a goal to lose weight and get fit. You start the year full of excitement, and even lose a few pounds before the novelty begins to w...  Read more

My Smart Goal-Setting Worksheet

SMART Goal-Setting Worksheet STEP 1: Write down your goal in as few words as possible. My goal is to: Be healthier, fitter, and to reach a healthy Body Fat Percentage. STEP 2: Make your goal detailed and SPECIFIC. Answer who/what...  Read more

S.M.A.R.T. Goal Setting - BLC24 WEC

GOAL SETTING 1.Goals are put down in writing If itís not written down and recorded, itís not a goal; itís a wish or a dream. Although wishes and dreams are nice, they usually donít come true without a written plan of action. My Goal:...  Read more