This might not apply for everyone, but if you've ever seen Zoolander, this should make sense.
When sharpening, hitting a golf ball or cooking a meal I always have better results if I "go monk".
It's amazing how not worrying about something and allowing your body to do it naturally can vastly improve your performance. The same goes for any sort of endurance sport. If I'm halfway through a 20k trail, and I get crampy and my rhythm is off, I know I'm over analyzing, and getting into my own head in a negative way.
Sometimes, the best thing to do is trust yourself. You might just be amazed with your skills!
This is spot on for me with everything......I seldom over think things