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The Fifteen-Minute Challenge

November 11, 2012

In church today, the minister told of a motivational speaker who appeared to be the epitome of vibrant health. She told her audience that she hadn’t always been so fit. In fact, she had lost upwards of one hundred twenty-five pounds through diet and exercise. When a member of the audience asked her if she still had cravings for “bad” food, she acknowledged that she did. However, she resisted those cravings thanks to what she called the Fifteen Minute rule.

Whenever she wanted to eat something she knew she shouldn’t, she told herself she could (more…)