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How to Set Short-Term Goals You’ll Actually Accomplish

So you want to improve your health–that’s great! But just deciding to lose some weight or become more active isn’t enough—you have to go about making goals the right way or you’ll never make them happen. What is the right…

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Accomplish Your #HealthyMe Goals by the End of December

2014  is quickly coming to a close. Have you met your #HealthyMe goals yet? If not, there’s still time! With over 10,000 members in the #HealthyMe community and nearly 1,500 goals created, there’s never been a better time to achieve success with…


How to ace your #HealthyMe goal to eat healthier

Have you set your #HealthyMe goal but finding it tough to stay on track? You aren’t alone. It’s hard to accomplish your healthy goals (according to Forbes, only eight percent of people actually achieve their New Year’s resolutions every year)….



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Afraid to set specific goals? You could be setting yourself up for depression

A research study from the UK suggests that those who are depressed have different goal setting behavior than those who do not have depression. Scientists from the University of Liverpool found that generalized goals were more likely to be set…

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SMART planning for a healthy 2013

It’s a new year and for many a new year means New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately many of those resolutions are forgotten about by February, but what if you could set yourself up for success? Proper goal planning and strategizing will…

7 Companies That Are Changing The Way We Live, Work, And Play In Michigan

Grand Rapids “Medical Mile” | Cory Morse, Grand Rapids Press Michigan is changing, growing and learning. There are companies and organizations across the state that are putting their whole hearts, and wallets, into efforts that invest in the core cities…

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How My Leukemia-Survivor Buddy System Kept Me Running

Last fall, I organized a running club for people who wanted to train to run in the Thanksgiving Turkey Man 5K in Lansing. The club was called NET Fit Club. Once people joined, they could choose their own training program…


Secrets to Setting Reachable Goals

Ask yourself: what is the difference between short term goals and long term goals? Some may think they are all the same, but in actuality, short term goals create a guided path for accomplishing long term goals. Long term goals…

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How to Get SMART About Goal Setting

If you’re really serious about achieving your goals, make them SMART. S.M.A.R.T. is an acronym that stands for specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely. As a registered dietitian and health coach, I’ve seen many people break resolutions and promises aimed…

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