Should You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions to Yourself?

Food for thought: According to this 6-minute TEDTalk by entrepreneur Derek Sivers, speaking a our goals makes us less likely to achieve them. He cites research suggesting that the good feeling that sharing our vision brings makes us less likely to achieve it because our mind "mistakes the talking for the doing" as he states it. If this is true, sometimes -- and especially when we embark upon a faith walk or another challenging new beginning -- we might be wise to follow our elders's wisdom that to keep our own counsel!