Going the distance involves that movie training montage - unfortunately the real deal is really boring
Find someone who will help guide you to where you want to go, find someone who believes in you and will help you move past your faults. Find someone who will help you not waste your time, someone who will help you become who you're meant to be.
I know you want it! But is that enough? Obviously not! You need to do the little things EVERY DAY!