Many people set themselves goals at the beginning of a new year. Watch the video about this topic then fill the gaps in the summary below.
When you talk to others about a goal, you already feel one step ______ to achieving it. However, that good feeling actually makes you less ______ to achieve the goal. Telling someone your goals makes them ______ likely to happen because the mind is ______ into feeling that the goal has already been achieved. This goes against conventional ______. In one study, people who announced their commitment to a goal tended to ______ earlier than those who kept their mouths ______.
I thought this was quite interesting. Do you agree with the speaker?