As workplace wellness programs are becoming more widespread throughout the country, the buzz is catching on. The bottom line of such programs is this: healthy employees tend to be happier and more productive employees. These programs range from s... Read more
There is an art to negotiation, whether you want a promotion, a raise, or a deal on a new car. And while the Rolling Stones may sing that "you can’t always get what you want," with the right steps, you can increase the odds of things... Read more
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I’m writing to you with a new edition of the State of the Spark Address, and I have one of the most exciting updates in the history of SparkPeople. Ever since I developed the original SparkPeople program to help... Read more
What is the Physical Activity-Nutrition Rebate program?One of IBM’s Healthy Living Rebate programs for 2007, the $150 Physical Activity-Nutrition Rebate rewards eligible employees for completing either an online physical activity program or a n... Read more
This is just a short history of the disappointments and setbacks Abraham Lincoln was faced with in his life. It’s important to know he bounced back after each of these hurdles to learn something and grow from the experience. It’s equa... Read more
I hear people say an alcoholic can stop drinking, a drug addict can stop drugs, but a food addict can't stop eating. that is the addict speaking. first the alcoholic doesn't stop drinking he still drinks pop coffee tea whatever, the drug addict may s... Read more
I have turned forty this year and decided that this is the year of me…
I have for years worried about being a mom, wife, worker, etc. (the usual excuses) and now want to concentrate on me!!!
I want to look back in ten years and know that this w... Read more
I have lost 35 lbs, gained muscle, lost body fat and learned alot. I am not at my goals yet and still have a lot more to learn and improve on. I went the 4 stage SparkCoach and just finished. Should I restart it to learn everything I missed and wor... Read more
Hi all, I have been away from Spark people for a while and I have missed visiting the forum. I wanted to ask about other forums you folks might recommend in other areas of your life...
I know this site is for fitness but I am also really working... Read more
My gym offers free wellness programs 3-4 times a year, to help members stay of track. If your gym also offer these these programs, with classes/lectures, they may help you stay positive regarding your goals.211... Read more
We have made a sparkteam at work and dedicated our patricipation to a fellow employee who is struggling with a health issue. Doing it as a team has made more people active with the program!... Read more
We are a community focused towards the health and well-being of all Oregonians. A team dedicated to encouraging spiritual growth, financial wellness, and improving physical and mental health.... Read more
With the increase in obesity rates among young people and adults, policy makers are always looking for ways to discourage the excess consumption of unhealthy foods. One idea that's getting been getting attention in recent months is food taxes. Acco... Read more
Editor’s note: SparkPeople has partnered with Canyon Ranch to provide this survey. The contests are entirely sponsored by Canyon Ranch. Fill out the survey below for a chance to participate in a free eight-week online healthy we... Read more
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