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5 Surefire Ways to Build Healthy Habits that Stick

Charles Swindoll writes: I used to bite my fingernails right down to the quick. I'd bite them off just as soon as the first signs of new growth would appear. Research has shown that it takes only about three or four weeks for an activity to become a habit. That is wonderful comforting if it's a good habit we're trying to promote, like more prayer or Bible study. But for most of us it's the destructive habits, like my nail-biting, that get a hold on us until we are enslaved - mastered and manipulated by the beast of habit. We become a living contradiction of the liberating truth of 1 Corinthians 6:12: "All things are lawful for me, but not all ...