What if I…?
All of the 10-20 worst things that could happen if you take the step.
What could I do to prevent each of these points to happen or decrease the likelyhood?
If the worst case scenario happen what could you do to repair the damage (even a little bit) or who could I ask for help.
What might be the benifits of an attempt or a partial success?
Think about what are the benefits you will acheive Emotionally, physically, financially, etc. for doing that. Think atleast for 10-15 minutes.
The cost of inaction.
Take a note about the cost of inaction (Emotionally, physically, financially, etc.) for 6 Months, 1 Years, and 3 Years.