No time is wasted. While we employ its linear concept to organize and plan and schedule our lives, it doesn’t really factor in to the grand scheme of all things.
Creativity thrives on an openness and innocence (or perhaps wilful ignorance), a trust in the unknown and a delightful anticipation of the unexpected. It calls for a certain level of restriction, pressure or limitation: a time constraint, a budget limit, an equipment or materials limit, inexperience, weather conditions, client preferences, Mercury or Mars in retrograde, etc.
Is it half empty, or half full? Both, man! Quit being such a mind slave. Drink more water.
When you pursue your creations and inspirations with unabashed passion and intense focus, it multiplies your beneficence to the collective; when you are “out of…