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Small Things Count
Joe Piscatella posted:
When Sports Illustrated recently reported on the performances and money winnings of the top ten professional golfers in 2012, Rory McIlroy came in at #1 with an average 18-hole score of 68.97 strokes. Not far behind was Ernie Els with an average of 69.87 strokes. Less than one stroke per round separated the two golfers, but the difference in earnings was huge. Rory had earned $2.4 Million so far in 2012; Ernie earned just over $700,000. By being slightly better—remember, we're talking only .9 strokes per round — Rory earned an additional $1.68 million!

This story speaks to me about the power of small changes. Slight modifications in lifestyle habits can add up to a big change in your health. A miniscule difference today — extending your walk by ten minutes, choosing an apple rather than a Danish - can make you feel better tomorrow. Add in slightly larger changes, like opting to reduce your stress with exercise rather than alcohol, and pretty soon you'll be adding years and vitality to your life. Remember, a healthy lifestyle is evolutionary, not revolutionary. The secret to success is to do a little bit more ... every day.
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