What is your time worth?

Before you answer that, let me add a stipulation to your answer. 

It must not be of monetary value. Notice how I didn't ask "how much is your time worth?"

Whether you admit it or not, we are all trading our time for what we think it's worth.

When discontent lingers, you have the ability to change the situation, but if you don't it's because you don't value your time.

So things won't get better. They stay the same or get worse.

And it's difficult for others to value your time if you don't.

Now you're probably wondering how to value your time. 

To answer that you have to know what you really want. And not be willing to settle.

To explain the importance of accurately valuing your time, I love this poem by Jessie B. Rittenhouse. It goes:

“I bargained with Life for a penny,
and Life would pay no more,
However, I begged at evening
When I counted my scanty store;
Life is a just employer.
He gives you what you ask,
But once you have set the wages,
Why, you must bear the task.
I worked for a menial's hire,
Only to learn, dismayed,
That any wage I had asked of Life,
Life would have willingly paid”

To get the best value of your time, it must be with your greater purpose in mind. With the intention of becoming your ideal-self.

Today, my time is worth sending you this email so that we may both keep in-mind utilizing our time for our goals.

Let go of what doesn't service you, it's not worth your time. Learn to recognize your intrinsic value.

Tip: Imagine how elated you would feel waking every day as the person you want to be. Commitment to your new identity is the only way to make it a reality. 

Two more questions to end this email:

  1. Are you currently doing something that isn't worth your time?
  2. Are you currently not doing something that would be worth your time?

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