If you try hard to get something, you are basically blocking your way there. The real work is done by your subconsciousness, but it cannot work on your target when you concentrate consciously on it. The most effective way of getting there is:
1. Try hard until you feel you are not going anywhere, then
2. Concentrate consciously on something different and immersive - take your mind completely off the target. The less you think of it, the more you basically forget about your target - the faster your subconsciousness takes you to a place where your target is in the reach of your hand, and then
3. You have an 'eureka!' moment - you realize what you have to do in order to get what you want.
And here comes the pivotal moment - you have about 5 seconds window of opportunity, and if you don't act on the 'eureka!' you miss the target altogether - so: