In a few days millions of people will engage in their favorite annual exercise in futility known to us all as the "New Year's Resolution."

In my first fifty years of life, I never accomplished one. I set countless objectives using the beginning of a new year as a starting point, and never failed to abandon each noble cause well before it came to fruition.

But you'll be happy to know that Lotus Code practitioners can expect to achieve every single New Year's desire by replacing resolutions with habits. That's what I figured out several years ago and since that revelation, no objective has gone unfulfilled.

Think of habits as actions that are nearly impossible to break and resolutions as thoughts nearly impossible to implement...