To improve your ability to achieve ...

Thank your wish. Sounds silly? Well,
  1. We humans always overestimate our problems and underestimate our own abilities. If you don't trick your own mind, it will remain too fearful to set proper goals. Now, at least, you will be clear about what you really want to achieve.
  2. When you thank a goal as if it has been already achieved, you will be encouraged and inspired to take action.
See also
  1. why Jesus said thanks before he performed every miracle.
  2. why IDF(Israel Defence Forces) begins their training with a snapshot of the skiils they want to teach.