Doing the Impossible
Doing what we've never done often seems like an impossible task. -- until it's done. My mantra when approaching something new is "how hard can it be? Followed by "it can't be harder than (fill in the blank)." When I think of challenges I've overcome, it puts whatever I'm facing in perspective and it gives me the strength and confidence I need to get the job done. What good are life's experiences if they don't serve as a reservoir? This doesn't make completing the task at hand easy, but it at least enables me to get started. That's usually the biggest hurdle. Once I started, finishing is almost always a certainty.