It’s the start of a new year now, when many of us lay out our personal goals and aspirations for our planet’s next revolution around the sun. This is the season when we make our resolutions: statements of purpose for the changes we want to bring about in our lives.
Some goals, however, will make a much bigger difference to your life than others. So today I’m going to talk about the kinds of resolutions that will allow you to hold your head high by the time the year is done.
Let’s get to it.
Two Kinds of Goals
The goals people set themselves tend to fall into two categories: consumption-based goals and achievement-based goals.
The two differ in what they require from you. The first chiefly requires money. The second chiefly requires effort.
Let’s look at them both in greater detail.