Here is the deal.
Whenever you have a task at hand that feels intimidating: remember that you only need to sit with it for the first five minutes.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know how to proceed: launch into focus mode and take five minutes to make a plan.
When you don’t have the spirit to head over to the gym and exercise: go there anyway, but know that you only need to stay five minutes.
If you’re feeling tired in the morning and don’t want to get out of bed: remember that you only need to get up for five minutes.
Five minutes isn’t intimidating. Five minutes is an opportunity. If beginning is simple, the rest gets easier. So make it real simple to start.