Are you busy making New Year’s Resolutions? Not me. I haven’t for years. And even though I spent the 80s and some of the 90s listening to those motivational speakers (Waitley, Dyer, Tracy, et. al.) talk about setting goals, I don’t do that, either. What I do in envision the type of person I want to be and the things I’d like to accomplish and then work on changing habits. Sometimes I do have to stop and take stock of my commitments to see if I’m overextended. But usually the problems are that I’ve lost motivation or focus for a little while and need to get them back. Leo Babauta talks about this in a recent post–20 Key Questions on Motivation and Habits. Recommended reading as you think about your new year and what you can accomplish.