It’s okay if your goal is not based on years, but in decades. It’s okay if your goal is delayed by other goals you want to achieve first. Life isn’t a race, your work is not a race. It’s a journey, and like all journeys, it will take the time you need it to take.
It only takes 15 minutes to add another 100 words to your story. That’s the same amount of time as social media, having a cup of tea or even getting dressed. You might not have all the time right now, but you can find 15 minutes.
What is possible to achieve? That’s only limited by one person – you. The limits of your imagination. The limits of your courage. The limits of your determination.
You think you can’t write because you don’t have time? Good, that’s the start. Start with no time, and create five minutes. Then ten. Then, maybe, fifteen. Your writing does not have to take all day to help your progress.
Don’t wait until tomorrow. Start today. Tomorrow is never guaranteed to turn out the way you hope. And tomorrow’s tomorrow? You can never take those for granted. So get to work. Today. Featured Photo by Julian Hochgesang on Unsplash
Sometimes you know you need to take a break. Sometimes there are things that slip, and that thing is your writing. And that’s okay. Sometimes other things take priority. Sometimes you need to take a step back. Trust yourself, take a break. Your project will be waiting when you come back.
Yesterday might have been a good day to start, to progress. But you know what is the second best day to start, to progress? Today. So try today. You don’t have to hit wordcounts or achieve goals. Just try.
Trust your talent. Trust your passion. Trust your dreams. Trust yourself.
Being uncomfortable is a good thing. It means you’re growing and learning and changing. It means you’re stretching yourself to new heights. Reaching new goals. Achieving new things. Lean into being uncomfortable.
Your dreams are only as real as your relentless belief to follow them. They do not materialise without pain. They do not materialise with wishes or wants. Dreams are hard to create because there is the graft that takes it to get there. There are the setbacks, the moments of disbelief, the hardships that hold … More Don’t Give Up Now (Monday Inspiration)