As I figure out how to finally get serious about a few things, I remind myself that starting is the hardest part.
But more importantly, I need to remind myself how to start.
The way to start is to just get started, and do something for a little bit.
If I need to workout, then the key is to go to the gym for a little bit.
If I need to write, then I need to sit down and write for just a little bit.
If I need to practice something, then I just need to practice for a little bit.
Because once I start, I’m over the hump and I quickly get lost in the activity, in an el duende sort of way. (I think of duende as “lose yourself in the dance” or “lost in the art”.)
So at the end of the day, the secret to starting is…