Scale overweight Clarita via MorguefileTelling everyone about your New Year’s diet — or exercise plan or whatever your big 2012 goal may be — may hurt your chances of actually doing whatever it is you intend to achieve, say a slew of psychology studies, some dating as far back as the 1920s.

The pats on the back that you receive when announcing your resolutions to others, psychologists call “social reality”. Those social rewards essentially trick the brain into thinking what you intended to do has pretty much already been done.

READ the report from Today, click here, BUT ALSO WATCH some of these motivational New Year videos below, with tips to help kick-start your new habits…


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