In our busy world, it's easy to blame lack of time for not pursuing our hopes and dreams. Do you often say, "I'd like to, but I don't have time"? Ask yourself, is it really about time, or is it about your motivation and desire?

How can you grow to your full potential if you never take time for yourself or the pursuit of your goals? Do you let the clock control you, or are you the master of your time?

‌‌Time is relative; its only worth depends upon what we do as it is passing - Albert Einstein

The truth is, when we truly want something, we make time. Even 5 minutes a day adds up to about 30 hours in a year. Instead of constantly running out of time, we can choose to make time.

What are you willing to sacrifice to achieve your goals? If you're not willing, be honest with yourself and recognize that you'll stay where you are. Change requires dedicating time and energy to your goals. No one else will do it for you. If you're determined enough, you'll find the time.

Time is Precious. 

Many photographers like myself are being impacted by #COVID19. Cancelled bookings, loss of clients, isolation, distancing... it's a tough time for all of us. 

Decided to spend some time going through my archives and found this shot, taken from Gastown in Vancouver, BC. 

As scary as this time is, I'm grateful for the time I'm now able to spend with my girlfriend and two dogs. I'm grateful for the time I get to spend talking to my parents on Facetime. I'm grateful for the time to rethink, re-evaluate and reprioritize my life. 🙏
Photo by Justin Veenema / Unsplash

Below Are Some Top Tips To Create Time

1. Identify Your Peak Creative Time and Adjust Your Schedule: Discover when you're most creative and productive, whether it's in the morning or evening. Then, make a small adjustment to your daily routine by either waking up an hour earlier or going to bed an hour later during your peak creative hours. This extra time can be a game-changer, allowing you to focus your best energy towards productive work.

2. Accountability and Determination: Hold yourself accountable for your actions. Recognize that achieving your goals requires continued determination and effort. Don't use lack of time as an excuse; instead, channel your energy into creating pockets of time to work on what matters most to you.

3. Trade Screen Time for Goal Time: Consider the time you spend watching TV or scrolling through your phone. Identify areas where you can cut back, even if it's just by 30 minutes a day. Redirect screen time into your goals. Over time, these small pockets of focused effort add up. Remember, the trade-off between leisure and progress can lead to meaningful accomplishments that wouldn't have been possible otherwise.

4. Balance Your Relationships: Balancing your ambitions with your relationships is crucial. Start by having open and honest conversations with your family and friends about your goals and the changes in your routine that may occur. Make it clear that the pursuit of your dreams doesn't diminish your love and commitment to them. Share the reasons behind your ambitions, and work out ways to navigate the changes in routine. Remember, genuine love encourages growth and supports each other to achieve their dreams.

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