Ah but don’t, no don’t sink the boat
That you built, you built to keep afloat
–Flogging Molly, “Float”
Hm, how do I say this? Stop offsetting your own progress. Stop getting in your own way. Or… stop letting things get in your way. Focus on the goal, don’t stop to lament in the hardships.
Orrrr just listen to the song. They basically say it all.