Most of us start the day with minimum expectations. After all, it isn’t every day you write your masterpiece.
Beethoven didn’t write Für Elise in one day. It was a string of many days that eventually lead to a work of art.
Your job today isn’t to write a book, but a page. One year from now, it’s a novel.
There is nothing wrong with the perception of a low bar. Just show up to do the work.