The difference between zero sit ups and one is huge.

As is the difference between not reading anything and reading a single page.

There’s a significant disparity between not encouraging your loved ones today and saying one nice thing to them each.

And the same is true when you don’t smile at anyone or choose to smile at one random person.

I know what you’re thinking, it’s not really that big a difference.

You can’t raise a sweat, learn anything significant or invest in a relationship by doing something only once.

But I think of it like this…

If you get into position to do one sit up, you’re likely to keep going while you’re there.

And you wouldn’t read just one page of a book, you’ll probably make it through an entire chapter.

If you get your attitude to a place where you can encourage someone or smile just once, you can keep doing it.

Sometimes, the hardest thing to do is to position yourself to start.

It’s easy to be daunted by something new or an activity that you haven’t done for a while.

Just remember, that there’s a massive difference between 0 and 1.

So get one done and see how you go from there.

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