The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Resolutions Edition

Over the last few weeks, I spent a lot of time thinking about resolutions. During that process, I did a lot of digging for articles on resolutions and goals from people whose thoughts I greatly value. Here are some of the useful articles I found in that search.

Solving problems Leaning away from problems rarely pays off. (@ seth godin)

Getting Out of Debt: Make That New Year’s Resolution Work These tactics are geared towards financial resolutions, but they really work for almost any goal you throw at them. (@ consumerism commentary)

Keeping new year’s resolutions from NPR’s Science Friday This post summarizes a great episode of NPR’s Science Friday that discusses the psychology behind resolutions. (@ unclutterer)

Should You Have GOALS or RESOLUTIONS? The words often mean similar things, but can have very different connotations that put you in different mindsets. (@ happiness project)

Resolve This! “Resolutions are about want, but they are useless without will and action.” Indeed. (@ jonathan fields)