Zero Basing

A rolling snowball tends to get bigger and heavier.

At some point, it grows out of all proportion to the two handfuls of snow that started it.

Unchecked, it can get big enough to run you over.

Lots of things are like this: commitments that start out small and don’t stay that way. That quick peek at social media feeds. All those itty-bitty self-perpetuating memberships that are only $9.99 a month.

Every so often, it’s worth zapping those snowballs and going back to the couple of handfuls of what was actually worthwhile.