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Creating a purposeful life by Richard Fox

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1. Why does time matter?

Most of us have an ambiguous relationship with time. In our fast moving society, most people feel they don’t have enough time – but can we do something about that?

There are so many demands on us. Life in colleges and in the work place is pressured. We can feel overwhelmed by the flood of information bearing down on us. And thank goodness inanimate objects can’t speak otherwise we would hear them shouting: ‘When are you going to cut the lawn, tidy the garage, clean the car, repaint the dining room?’ We can also feel guilty that we are not spending more time with family and friends or actually doing the hobbies that we list on our CVs.

Many people seem to feel that they are spending too much time:

And not enough ...

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