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Article: The Ticking Clock: Navigating Time in the Midst of Ambition

The Ticking Clock: Navigating Time in the Midst of Ambition

The Ticking Clock: Navigating Time in the Midst of Ambition

Greetings to all my cherished readers, 

In today's post, I want to delve into a topic that has been increasingly occupying my thoughts – the concept of time. As I continue to juggle my entrepreneurial endeavors in the apparel and accessories industry, along with my academic pursuits, I find myself confronted with the relentless tick of the clock. It’s a reminder of the finite nature of our days and the pressure to make the most of every moment. 

Feeling the weight of Mortality  

Lately, I've been feeling the weight of my own mortality. This isn't about fear, but rather a growing awareness of the preciousness of time. As someone who has embarked on a new journey in both business and education, I often catch myself asking, "How much time do I have to achieve my goals? How much time is left for me to make my mark?" These questions are not easy to grapple with, but they are necessary for understanding the value of the time we have. 


The Balancing Act 

The expansion into the apparel and accessories making industry, coupled with the academic demands of going back to school, has truly put my time management skills to the test. Balancing these ambitions with the responsibilities of being a mother and a wife adds another layer of complexity to the equation. I've come to realize that managing time isn’t just about efficiency; it's about prioritizing what's truly important. 


Embracing each moment  

In this fast-paced journey, I am learning to embrace each moment. Whether it's a successful day at work, a breakthrough in my studies, or precious time spent with family, every second counts. I am learning to appreciate the present while also planning for the future. 


Reflections and moving forward 

This reflection on time and mortality has been a profound reminder to focus on what matters most. For me, it's about creating a legacy in the fashion industry that's rooted in ethical practices and inclusivity. It's about being a role model for my children, showing them that it's never too late to pursue your dreams. And it's about cherishing the journey, not just the destination. 

As I continue on this path, I want to encourage each of you to think about how you perceive and use your time. Are you focusing on what truly matters to you? Are you making the most of the time you have? 


I'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences on this topic. Please feel free to share in the comments below. 


Until next time, cherish every moment. 




Nawal A.  


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