August 02, 2023

Spend Time To Save Time

By Beach Blossom Studio
Spend Time To Save Time

You have to give some in order to get some. The old adage is usually applied to money, but it also rings true for time.

When we are very young or very old, time seems endless. However, for the majority of our lives, time is something we always crave.

We are constantly pressed for time or find ourselves indebted to others, from our bosses to our families. Time is an incredibly precious commodity, so we must ensure that we use it wisely. And wise use of our time boils down to one thing - effective time management.

Unfortunately, most of us who truly need time management rarely make use of it. Nevertheless, investing time into this straightforward four-step plan called "TIME" can genuinely make a significant difference in your day, your life, and most importantly, your time!

T Is For Taking Time To Plan

Spending just a few minutes on planning and organizing can save you a significant amount of time when you put your plan into action. It's a fact that shopping trips without a list often end up wasting time, errands without prior planning lead to time wasted, and tasks that aren't properly organized result in wasted time too.

We all know this to be true, yet we still rush ahead in our eagerness to get things done. So, why not take a little extra time to plan? It'll help you become more efficient and make your life easier in the long run.

I Is For Involving Others

Whether you're at work or at home, involving other important stakeholders in your planning and prioritizing can be incredibly beneficial. Not only does it allow you to focus on the essentials, but it also provides an opportunity for others to contribute their valuable ideas. Collaborating with others may even inspire you to come up with even more creative solutions. 

Moreover, discussing your thoughts with a supportive audience can help you gain clarity and think more clearly. Remember to not only share the planning responsibilities but also distribute the workload among others. By working together, you can achieve your goals more effectively.

M Is For Meditation

No matter how busy your life or hectic your schedule is, it's crucial to take time amid the chaos to reflect on your goals and dreams. Setting aside a few moments to clear your mind, focus your energy, and rebuild your strength can do wonders to revitalize your spirit and enhance your productivity when you jump back into action.

Allowing yourself this valuable downtime presents an opportunity to prioritize and brainstorm, potentially unlocking even greater levels of productivity. And even if you don't experience an immediate surge of inspiration from taking this time out, it will undoubtedly provide a much-needed energy boost.

Taking care of your mental and physical well-being is key to achieving success and finding balance in your life. So, make it a priority to carve out those precious moments of reflection and renewal amidst the busyness of life. You'll emerge stronger, refreshed, and ready to take on whatever comes your way.

E Is For Evaluation

It's important for you to regularly evaluate your priorities and goals. You might have accomplished tasks that can now be crossed off permanently or set aside for later. Perhaps you've achieved certain goals that have led to a change in other priorities. Along the way, you may have learned something that caused several shifts in your priorities and goals.

Evaluation can also provide a sense of accomplishment when you reflect on what you've achieved and the goals you've reached.

Even though dedicating time for time management may seem wasteful, it's actually a process that pays off time and time again. While it might require time for planning and organization, in the end, it helps you gain time through efficiency and prioritization. The simple truth is that time management saves you time and reduces stress.


By taking simple steps like creating a schedule, prioritizing daily tasks, eliminating distractions, using technology, and taking breaks, we can make the most of our time. By spending the time to work smarter, we can save time in the long run and achieve more in less time. If you’re interested in learning more about using your time in an effective way that aligns with your true desires, then be sure to sign up for my CYBL Creative Goal Setting Masterclass Waitlist!

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