It Is A New Year - What are your goals?


INTRODUCTION:


Happy New Year to all. It is a new year. What I want to discuss tonight is goals versus resolutions. Although they may seem the same, they are different.

How about some facts?


Although this data is from 2019, I doubt it has changed much. The source of this data is courtesy of; Discover Happy Habits.


"7% of survey participants stuck to all their resolutions in 2019, while 19% kept some but not all of their resolutions. 8% of participants failed to keep any resolutions. And 57% chose not to make a New Year's resolution for 2019."


As you all know from your own experiences with New Year's resolutions, these numbers make sense. Most people do not make New YEar's resolutions because they know they will not keep them.


THE WORDS:


Let's look at the two words:


A goal is the object of a person's ambition or effort, an aim or desired result.


A resolution is a firm decisio