We all wish that we had more time, not only on a daily basis, but in life in general. We all find ourselves asking “where did the time go?”, or saying “time flies”. Last week, my younger son turned one – and I had those thoughts. But when I hear older people talk about their kids, who are in high school or grown up, and how time flies, it is a strange feeling. Sure, I look forward to spending some alone time with my wife, but am not trying to wish my life away.
As Gretchen Rubin noted, “The Days are Long, the Years are Short“. That is so true. Due to the theory of time perception, as we age, time seems to go faster. We don’t need studies to tell us that – at least I don’t. But, the question remains:
Can we slow down this perception?
I don’t know the answer to this question. Do you? What works for you, if anything? What would you like to try? Tell me about resources you have found helpful. the comments are open.
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April 13, 2013
Living in the Present/
We all wish that we had more time, not only on a daily basis, but in life in general. We all find ourselves asking “where did the time go?”, or saying “time flies”. Last week, my younger son turned one – and I had those thoughts. But when I hear older people talk about their [...]
March 28, 2013
Living in the Present/
Do you ever feel like you are not making a difference or that you what you do does not add value? I have. And, if I am not careful, I do. Part of the journey that is this blog is to find a path to a more purposeful life, which includes making a difference in [...]
March 22, 2013
“Information is not knowledge.” – Albert Einstein Do you suffer from “information overload”? I do. I think that most of us do. In fact, in thinking of a topic for this post, I tried to think of interesting things that I have read or seen recently – but then realized that I have been taking [...]
March 14, 2013
Living in the Present
Happy Pi Day! Yes, if you didn’t know, today, March 14, is Pi Day. Rest assured, this post has nothing to do with mathematics, unless you incorporate mathematics into the suggestions below. Instead, let’s talk about getting the most out of today. “The future starts today, not tomorrow.” – Pope John Paul II Do you [...]