Guarding your creative time with a single word…

Despite all those little voices inside you telling you otherwise, when it’s time to create, here is that word…

Ryan Holiday, author of Ego Is the Enemy, The Obstacle is the Way, and Stillness is the Key, among others, shares this advice in:

To Everyone Who Asks For ‘Just A Little’ Of Your Time: Here’s What It Costs To Say Yes

You can only hand so many hours of your day over to other people before there is none left. Even if there are some left, you may have lost the clarity, the energy and the capacity to do anything with them.

Read further about how his ‘calendar anorexia’ is the secret to his success.

Retirees: Isn’t a little free time what you aimed for all those years?

I hope you come away with a few ‘aha!’ moments.

Note: I’ve linked to Goodreads quote pages to give you a deeper look at the books. They are not affiliate links.

Note: Yesterday, I wrote about dashing perfectionism from your creative life. As I write this, there is some weird glitch with the font size for the title Ego is the Enemy above and it’s killing me. BUT, get a grip, Tim, just move on and click ‘Publish’…

Author: TMH

Writer. Former teacher. Baker. Spoiler of dogs.

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