He observed, specifically, that many of the things the elite performers were doing were incredibly boring and mundane. They had the attitude and the discipline to show up, day in and day out, to work on small, tiny movements in a way that allowed them to internalize them into habits.
The following journaling exercise is something that I took from Charlie Hoehn’s book Play it Away. If you haven’t read the book yet, I highly suggest you buy it now. Charlie, a former employee of Tim Ferriss, gives practical advice for healing anxiety by changing your relationship with it.