Goals vs Resolutions

Doug Ecks
2 min readJan 4, 2023
Sunset in Paradise by Doug X

I’m not into New Year’s Resolutions. I used to joke about how can you improve on perfection and such, but I’m not nearly as egotistical these days ;)

So why then do I prefer goals to resolutions for the start of the New Year? I believe it’s because Resolutions are often open ended. Two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions for 2023 are “Lose Weight” and “Exercise More.” Goals are more specific and have end points. For…

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Doug Ecks

Doug Ecks, Esq is a lawyer and freelance writer for Whowhatwhy.org . He also writes novels as Doug X.