The Simplest Path to [tag]Success[/tag] is a post at lifehack. That´s a writing about how to succeed even if you are nearly to give up.
You don’t need a life plan. You don’t need [tag]motivation[/tag], self-confidence, peer support or even luck. All you need is the willingness to take the next most obvious step—then repeat the process again and again, regardless of how you feel. Try it. Happiness comes from seeing the results of your efforts. You don’t need it before you start.
The article gives two examples. I think it´s worth reading even if your problem is not so bad as in the examples. There is a couching theory also saying that small steps in what is working is a good way to make [tag]changes[/tag].