Do you ever put off something you want to accomplish because it seems overwhelming? The project assumes such gigantic proportions in your mind that it feels impossible. I remember being in junior high school and needing to write a 5-page term paper, approximately 5 times longer than anything I had ever written before, and I did not know where to start. As an adult, I can have the same kind of feeling about tasks such as making a will or deep cleaning my house. Maybe you feel the same way about studying for a certifiction exam?

I have found that it helps me to change my focus from finish it to begin it. In other words, I change my focus from How can I possibly fiish? to What small portion can I begin? If I tell myself that I need to...

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