sweat the small stuff

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sweat the small stuff

To worry about minor issues or problems. Often used in the negative construction "don't sweat the small stuff." If you spend all your time sweating the small stuff, you're never going to get any meaningful work done. They keep telling me, "Don't sweat the small stuff," but I just know that the perfect font will set our literary magazine apart from all the entries in the contest.
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sweat the small stuff

worry about trivial things. US
See also: small, stuff, sweat