How do you spend your time? A lot has been written about that as experts in time management advise us to ask ourselves that question, in order that we may use our time efficiently.
Are we using our time in specific ways that are geared to advancing our goals? Or are we just filling time with “stuff” that has nothing to do with what we are trying to achieve?
I know I tend to do a little bit of both. My goals in life revolve around taking care of my family, myself, my work, hobbies, and community involvements. Then there are the things I do “for fun,” or “for leisure.” Those are important (like maintaining a blog – how much of a time filler is that? I wonder….hmmm), because we do need some “down time.” But a really organized and time-efficient person would allot time for that “down time” in the schedule of the day, alongside the “up time,” wouldn’t they? Continue reading