How to attain the state of Deep Work?
Break down any large sophisticated task or goal into ridiculously digestible chunks of activities.
Then watch your internal narrative shift.
It will go from “I’m not talented enough to do this.”, “I have never been able to accomplish such hard tasks.”, “This task looks silly, I look silly.” to “I can do this. “, “I can’t believe I’m doing this.” and “I am going to crush this.”
Resistance if your biggest opponent to progress that you need to defeat.
It won’t happen unless you pick up a super simple size of the problem you want to tackle and go all-in. Your mind is incredibly powerful of making unprecedented connections to words, emotions and solving mental puzzles if it’s asked to focus on only one thing for hours.
Try it. It’s not an intellectual concept. It’s experiential.