I’d like to live longer. Most people would. Collectively we invest a lot to squeeze more years from our lives: exercising, not smoking, eating healthy and taking whatever supplement cocktail is currently in fashion. But what about making the years seem longer themselves? Psychological time is how long time feels. Although we normally equate psychological […]
How to Watch Television Effectively
Over the last several years, I’ve experimented with different levels of television usage. I’ve found that the most common television watching behaviors are suboptimal. Even if you love television and could never think of giving it up, there are better ways to watch TV that waste less time. Considering I’ve put different levels of usage […]
How to Get More Time to Sleep
Do you get enough sleep? If six hours is a normal night’s sleep, and you’re addicted to coffee just to wake up in the morning, the answer is probably no. What I often find surprising is how many people miss sleep, without any need to. Some people have a legitimate reason for not getting enough […]
How Much Time Do You Spend on Your Most Important Goals in Life?
On a typical day, how many hours are you directly working on your biggest goal in life? Subtract sleeping, eating, errands and working at the 9-5. Subtract television, relaxing and talking on the phone. What number are you left with? Run a timelog and count up the minutes. In my experience, most people are horribly […]