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Mark Remy Says "Eat the Damn Cookie!"

A refreshing take on New Year's Resolutions


We’re in the second week of January and, if you’ve made a New Year’s resolution, odds are you’re struggling to follow it.  

According to John C. Norcross, a professor of psychology at the University of Scranton and author of the new book Changeology: 5 Steps to Realizing Your Goals and Resolutions, only about 40 percent of people still maintain their new year’s resolution by July. 

If you set hazy goals for yourself, such as "lose weight" or "reduce stress," you may need to be more specific to succeed.

However, if you’re still thinking about what change you might make, Mark Remy of Runner’s World has a refreshing suggestion: Eat the Damn Cookie.

Remy named the resolution in honor of those who internally agonize about having a little dessert. For those people, he has some advice:

…don't just eat it. Savor it. Bring it close to your face and breathe in. Sink your teeth into its crisp exterior, down through its slightly chewy center. Close your eyes and see if you can detect the butter. Chew. Swallow. Smile. 

To read Remy's full article in all its hilarity, visit Runner's World.

 

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