" Breaking your New Year’s resolutions is almost as much a tradition as making them. It’s like dessert after vegetables.
But for those who actually intend to follow through on their January promises, research offers some help. Psychologists in the field of management and decision-making have been studying how businesses and individuals set and carry out goals for decades now. And it turns out that the language you use to express your intention can make a significant difference—both for better and for worse."