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Are You Focusing on Progress or Perfection?

In the journey to weight loss, no one is perfect. Discover why Jessica Smith's favorite saying is ''progress, not perfection,'' and learn how to apply it to your own journey.
Posted 9/7/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 111 comments   24,302 views
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Free Workouts and Tangle-Free Hair in This Month's Go Get It Guide

Sure, you could spend hundreds getting your sweat on each month, but why would you when there are plenty of free workout opportunities?
Posted 9/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 81 comments   13,988 views
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Could Posting ''Flaws and All'' Photos Boost Your Confidence?

There's a movement happening on your news feed: Real men and women are pulling back the curtain on those perfectly posed photos. One member shares why she thinks its courageous.
Posted 8/23/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 125 comments   21,045 views
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Why Friendly Competition Should Be Built Into Your Action Plan

In part two of Chris ''SparkGuy'' Downie's personal blog, he notes the importance of competition in self-improvement, citing one of history's more famous rivalries as an example.
Posted 7/21/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 57 comments   10,911 views
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Get a Boost With This Motivational 1-Mile Walk With Jessica Smith

Goals and gratitude go hand-in-hand, especially as you work toward weight loss and a happier, healthier you. Join Jessica Smith for a fun and inspirational one-mile walk and talk.
Posted 7/12/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 99 comments   26,440 views
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What a Beach Boys vs. Beatles Rivalry Teaches Us About Competition

Does the idea of competition intimidate or inspire you? SparkGuy thinks competition pushes us to be great! Discover how a musical rivalry inspired his blog post this week.
Posted 6/30/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 74 comments   14,726 views
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50 Things to Consider Before Giving up on Your Goals

On the days when everything is going wrong and you can't imagine ever achieving your goals, you'll be happy you bookmarked this motivational list. Never quit on yourself again.
Posted 6/12/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 112 comments   69,175 views
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6 Incredible Stories of SparkPeople Friendship & Success

Bonds forged through the SparkPeople community happen every day, and, for many, those supportive networks are the glue that holds their ultimate dreams together.
Posted 6/8/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 105 comments   21,197 views
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Start Summer With Socks, Santa and Squats With Schnauzers

Remember when you hated getting socks as a gift? Not anymore. Meet the sock that your sweaty feet will love, plus an inspiring quote and the greatest, cutest squat challenge ever!
Posted 6/2/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 54 comments   15,779 views
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What a Mystery Illness Taught One Man About Weight-Loss Success

For more than 20 years, Jim Curtis has battled a mystery chronic illness. During his searching for answers, he learned some important life lessons about success and weight loss.
Posted 5/29/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 54 comments   20,720 views
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Are Your Fears and Self-Criticisms Holding You Back?

Negative self-talk is a bad habit for many of us, but what happens when it starts influencing those we love most or keeping us from achieving greatness?
Posted 5/5/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 72 comments   23,252 views
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Here's the Thing About Getting Older

One member looks back on her goals in her 20's versus her goals now that she's turned 50 and boy have they changed
Posted 4/28/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 212 comments   43,864 views
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8 Amazing Goals You Can Achieve in the Next 8 Weeks

Who's giving up on your goals right now? Not you! Recommit yourself to your goals by taking an 8-week pledge today!
Posted 3/27/2017  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 217 comments   125,478 views
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These Are the Most Motivating Workout Songs of All Time

Get our playlist of the best workout songs of all time! These songs combine awesome beats with motivational lyrics that make it easy to exercise!
Posted 3/18/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 236 comments   1,945,749 views
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65 of the Most Motivating Mantras

Do you have a mantra? Whether it's mental, verbal or written, the right message can be a powerful tool in motivating you to become the best version of yourself.
Posted 3/17/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 150 comments   71,499 views
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