Nothing annoys me more than the loss of time.
When I feel like I’m wasting my time on useless activities, doing meaningless things, or when I’m spending time with negative people, I get frustrated.
When it comes to time, I agree with what Darwin once said:
“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”
But I’ve found that an obsession with time can put unnecessary pressure on yourself. I see it a lot with ambitious people—anyone who wants to get the most out of life.
They feel like they have to use every single minute of life. Things have to happen: Quick, quick, now, now.
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