"Overwhelmed? Stop. Assess. Tackle one small thing. One step in the right direction. Rinse & repeat." - One of Lance LaDuke's daily practice tips on Twitter
If you are anything like me, when faced with an apparently insurmountable task your first instinct is to put it off. This can absolutely happen to the best of us in the practice room.
The above quote is a great reminder for all of us when it comes to practicing. Identify a small thing to improve, then tackle it. Do that over and over again and you can learn an entire recital's worth of music in due time.
Rome wasn't built in a day either.