How to jump into cold water

or how to reach an overwhelming goal.

1.    Put your valuables into a watertight bag.
2.   Throw the bag into the current.

3.   Jump.

I hate jumping into cold water. Yet, once I drift down the river Aare in Bern, I feel it’s the most thrilling and rewarding experience. There’re many analogies to the “Aare-bag-method” in life. Decomposing a problem into manageable steps  makes it less overwhelming.

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