Thank you for writing this!
I learned this 'trick' for achieving longer milestones from my motorcycle riding and car driving experiences, pretty much the same as your observation in Pokémon Go: if I focused on the fact that I had another 800km to drive, it felt daunting. However I realised that if I targeted the next big town somewhere under 100km, I could easily do those 100km 8 times over :D
Glad you liked it!
One of my favorite things about this is that it's a pattern that works for a lot of things.
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