People start out at age 18 feeling pretty good about themselves, and then, apparently, life begins to throw curve balls. But by the time they are 85, they are even more satisfied with themselves than they were at 18.
When you are working, studying, or pursuing a hobby, do you sometimes become so engrossed in what you are doing that you totally lose track of time?
That feeling is called flow.
If you never have that feeling, you should find some new activities -- whether work or hobbies.
I've recently gotten away from the daily news cycle. I've got a weekly clock cycle and a monthly clock cycle. Time is a precious commodity. Increasingly, I'm trying to maximize it.
I am busy now;
The Internet has stolen
So much precious time.
It has always been this way. Finite. But at forty-five you realize it.
The statement that "a good watch is a watch that tells the time well" only has meaning in a society where timing is everything, where we have ritualized and sanctified time keeping.
The more time I spend with the tail end of Generation Facebook the more convinced I become that some of the software currently shaping their generation is unworthy of them. They are more interesting than it is. They deserve better.
Everything should have a history button.
Procrastination is all about choosing want over should because you don't have a plan for those times when you can expect to be tempted.
In a big, messy democracy like this, everything takes time. And we're not a culture that's built on patience.
I wish the issues were vetted ... but I think they're not, because voters don't have the time, or the energy, or the information.
Your Time is the most valuable thing that you have. There is nothing more important than how you spend your time.
Stop talking about time like you need to save it. You just need to use it better.
The most dangerous way to lose time is not to spend it having fun, but to spend it doing fake work.
With time, as with money, avoiding pleasure is no longer enough to protect you.
Merlin Mann voice:
Is that really a good use of your time? What did you make today?