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A Little Bit At A Time

 

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Do you exercise? We all know that we should, and many of us should exercise more. We should exercise our bodies (those of us blessed with the ability to do so) and we should exercise our minds, too. 

The mistake that I used to make was trying to do too much improvement too fast. If I hadn't exercised for a long time, I'd go right for a big day of exercise. All that got me was sore muscles and no new habits.

I like the expression "take baby steps." Tackle a little bit at a time. Make incremental improvements. Start small and gradually gain more. 

A little bit at a time physically, and also a little bit at a time intellectually. We're designed to get smarter, but we've got to work our muscles. Incremental improvement wins.

It works for me. How about you?

-- doug smith


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