“If you eat a bowl of ice cream before bed tonight, no big deal. If you eat a bowl of ice cream before bed EVERY night, your belly becomes a very big deal.”
I heard this in a podcast from a really good writer named Perry Marshall.
There are several deep and simple lessons in this statement. We all have things we know we “should” improve on. What is the one improvement (your personal ice cream) to do today to improve your life by 5%?
For example this works with controlling your time. Try reducing use on social media sites, email use, and text messaging to 3-4 times a day. Just like eating ice cream it’s okay to use a few times a day. But if it’s done15-20 times a day over time all of that “distraction” becomes a very big deal.