Using Sparkpoints was a motivation for me at first. But quickly I realized that it was a guide to ALL of Spark!! Not only was it teaching & motivating, but it made the site less intimidating too. I've learned so much - and I'm a nurse!
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I've been using SparkPoints as my every day check list. It reminds me what to do daily, I educate myself in the process, and stay focused. As a team leader, it helps me in so many different ways and keeps me in touch with those I'm helping! 224
One thing you can do to help you get used to SparkPeople is to go to My Tools at the top left side of the page. Move your cursor over it and a drop down menu appears. Find My SparkPoints toward the bottom of the column. From there you can see all of the ways to earn SparkPoints. By clicking any of these choices you can not only earn SparkPoints but also learn about different aspects of SparkPeople and what it has to offer.
Read an insider tip, write a blog, read SP blogs and articles, track your food and fitness, search the web, make an appointment, leave a message on the message board, look for a sparkrecipe to try out, track other goals, update your status, etc.
Overwhelmed by all this site has to offer? I surely was! My SparkPoints page offers a unique way to learn about the site, build new habits and earn a bonus spin each day. The red links at the right of each item take you to that particular section of the site so you can complete the task and earn the SparkPoints. Select View SparkPoints to get back to the list. You'll soon become addicted to earning as many SparkPoints as possible, while learning new habits to aid your weight loss efforts.
You can take quizzes, play trivia, take a poll, journal, track nutrition, fitness, and other goals, huddle ... the list is lengthy. You'll learn to navigate the site and all it has to offer and earn SparkPoints in the process.
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