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Goals vs. Resolutions
Resolution (noun); a firm decision to do, or not to do something
Resolutions are usually made on New Year’s Eve; full of good intent and determination.
Goal (noun); the object of a person’s ambition or effort; an aim or desired result.
This year, I will be setting goals instead of resolutions. Notice in the description of a resolution- it is firm. A definite decision to do or not do something. This is probably why I never ever stick to any resolutions that I make.
I feel by setting goals, that they are more flexible. Goals are set for a desired result, and can be tweaked and amended throughout the year, because you know, life happens.
Anything that is a firm decision does not take into account any anomalies that life may throw at you. Let’s look at loosing weight for example: