(NYMag.com) – Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions to Yourself, Please
Are you making a resolution this new year? Good! That’s good. A small request: Whatever it is that you’re resolving to become in 2016, keep it to yourself. This is for your own good.
According to more than 80 years’ worth of research on the psychology of goal pursuit, people who talk a lot about how they’re going to achieve some goal end up being less likely to put actual work into achieving that goal. (read more)