Time Perception

20 10, 2023

Is “Doing Nothing” a Good Use of Your Time?


I was recently asked this question and here is my response: Step back and ask: How can someone “do nothing”? That is to separate yourself from the breathing, thinking and general living. Is that nothing?Is that not you?Indeed, who then is the “You” that is doing this nothing? The key point [...]

Is “Doing Nothing” a Good Use of Your Time?2023-10-20T08:22:18+01:00
2 09, 2023

What Is Time?


I was recently asked this question and here is my answer: This is a truly eternal question. Humans have likely been pondering on this question for countless generations and likely will for countless more. Isn’t this humbling? Amazing? Exciting? It also probably means that this question doesn’t have any ready [...]

What Is Time?2023-09-02T09:34:10+01:00
31 08, 2023

Why is Time Important?


I was recently asked this question and here is my answer: If you feel time is important then time is important. Each of us creates our own reality. It can, nevertheless, be helpful to reflect on what exactly time is “for you“? Most people would agree that it can be: [...]

Why is Time Important?2023-08-31T11:44:07+01:00
5 04, 2022

Does Time = Experience?


Reading time: 2 minutes The question for us all is can we alter our experience of what we see as less meaningful activities and create more positive and memorable moments? How we perceive time has a significant impact on our day-to-day lives and more broadly on public policy. Research suggests [...]

Does Time = Experience?2024-04-08T17:31:28+01:00
22 03, 2022

Can Time be Lost?


The question of “Can time be lost?” came up recently in conversation. The feeling was that once you lose control over how you “spend” your time it is in essence lost. The examples given were being stuck in traffic or kept waiting for an appointment. Clearly very few of us would [...]

Can Time be Lost?2024-04-08T17:29:24+01:00
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