Little leaves are small, simple ways to change – tiny opportunities for you to impact your life in a big way. Taken alone or altogether, each leaf has one goal in mind: to change your life for the better.
Facebook can wait.
Twitter can wait.
Television can wait.
Your inbox can wait.
Go to bed.
Take the time you normally crash under the covers, now, and subtract 60 minutes from it. Crawl in your bed an hour before you normally do, and don’t let all the little voices in your head — and on your screen — convince you it’s not worth it.
It’s not easy to do. We have a thousand different distractions tugging at our pigtails, demanding our attention every hour of the day, and often we don’t even feel the pull — not until the clock has ticked to 1am, at least, and we settle in for another night of six short hours before the shrill voice of the alarm.
Tonight, though? You have a choice. A choice between something you need, something you absolutely cannot live without, or something that has never been necessary — something that often just passes your precious time with no real benefit.
Go to bed earlier.
You’ll wake up refreshed. This might be an unfamiliar feeling.
And imagine: what if you did this every day of the week?