You have time to do anything.
But you don’t have time to do everything. [Click to Tweet]
The number one excuse for not doing something, achieving something, or completing something is always I don’t have time.
Time is one of the greatest levelers in existence. Everyone gets twenty-four hours per day, no matter what. How we choose to use those twenty-four hours is entirely up to us. I can spend every one of them writing, or I can spend every one of them eating chocolate popcorn while watching American Idol. Either way, the sun will set, and tomorrow will arrive.
I don’t have time syndrome takes two forms—each different, each making it difficult to get what you want out of life.
1. Big Picture: Choosing Your Path
Your to-do list is two miles long.
Victoria Griffin is an author and editor based in East Tennessee. She provides developmental and line editing for traditionally and independently publishing authors. Her short fiction has appeared in more than 40 publications, and she is represented by Sandy Lu of L. Perkins Agency.
She is the author of the workbooks Edit Like a Pro and Craft Your Query. She is also the owner of Blue Pen Publishing Services, which provides book design and branding services for independent authors. Email Victoria.