Our mind exaggerates the difficulty of any task need to to. You’ll notice yourself getting way too creative at making excuses. But in reality, once you have a good-enough start, then it unfolds just fine. The result is usually not disappointing. In fact, it gives you the energy, the fuel and the motivation to do anything. Because now you’re this achieving, finish-what-you-start dude. What we need to focus is starting. Don’t worry about the way to the roof now. You don’t have to think about it or look upwards for it. You just make the first step and see how you feel. You’ll probably make another step. That’s it, you just go from there. And don’t aim for pleasure. You just focus on you taking those steps. That way, ironically, you will get some pleasure from time to time. You might even be pumped up, maybe halfway, maybe after you’ve finished. You rarely get excited for something new. Pleasure is something you MIGHT get once you start doing the task, not before. So at least write that first sentence now.




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