STEP BY STEP
Why step by step is important
Looking at the big picture is good. Making a grand plan is important. Dreaming the brilliant dream is inspiring. But without the “step by step” these become either hard or impossible.
Stepping into step by step
Whenever some goal, some project, even some task occurs as too big or unmanageable, chunk it down, break it up into smaller steps...at a minimum, identify a “next action” that you are able and willing to take.
Example: you dream of writing a great book. Set aside 30 minutes a day to work on the book. The book will finish itself.
Taking care of your Now
Similarly, whenever your Now is resisting some goal, some project, some task because the process doesn’t occur as attractive, chunk it down, break it down into a size where your Now feels, “Okay, I can step into that.”
Example: you want to jog regularly four times a week for two kilometers each time, but your Now doesn’t feel that he or she could enjoy that. However, when considering a jog for a hundred meters on each day, your Now says, “Why not?!”
Later, after doing a hundred meters for a while, your Now might be willing to take on more.
Step by step...
Gives life some pep...