New Year’s resolutions go out the door all too soon after one says or writes the thought. According to Dictionary.com, the word resolution means “a formal expression of opinion or intention.“ So, New Year’s Eve, just a few days past, was a day when resolutions, those great opinions and intentions, were thought, spoken, scribed and even shared.
Now several days later, how many of your resolutions are already forgotten already?
Here are some interesting New Year Resolution statistics:
So what, might one ask, is the difference? The difference is resolve. Believe it or not, there is a slight difference in the definition – Resolve is “to make a firm or definite decision. “ Which helps to explain why people who “explicitly” make resolutions are more successful. They treat a resolution like a goal.