What does time mean to you? Depending on who you’ll ask, you get one of the following answers:
- Time is money
- Time is love
- Time is play
- Time is work
- Time is a thing of the past
Your answer tells a lot about how you spend your time. That makes me think about something.
Why do we often carefully think before we spend our money but don’t do the same when we spend our time?
Do we value money more than time? If you look at all the inspirational quotes on social media, you would think everyone is conscious of their time. You often hear things like, “time is your most important asset,” and, “you can earn back money but you can’t earn back time.”
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