That’s my trick for overcoming procrastination.
Instead of stonewalling myself with thoughts of how hard something is to do, I focus on completing a tiny step in the right direction. I aim small.
If I’m still hesitating, then I aim smaller. Make the task so ridiculously easy that it’s impossible not to do.
Because once I make some progress, however modest, I’m feeling better about the situation. I’m motivated to do a little more, then a little more after that. It usually doesn’t take long before I’m totally immersed in the work and well on my way.
Momentum allows small movement to become big movement.