How To Create More Time - Part 2
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April 19, 2012
Interview with Marney Makridakis, author of the book Creating Time: Using Creativity to Reinvent the Clock and Reclaim Your Life
Maryney Makridakis, author of the book Creating Time...
And I think our sleeping hours are a great example, most of us would prefer to get 6 hours of really deep restful sleep rather than 9 hours of tossing and turning about. And I think that’s a great model for evaluating our time – we can be aware of the hours and the minutes that are passed but the quality of those moments is more important.
There really are 2 types of time.
In the Greek language there are 2 words for time and chronos is the basis of our word chronology – it is sequential time. And kairos is non-linear numinous time that is not measured or balanced. Just differentiating 2 different kinds of time, that’s a helpful starting point for expanding our sense of time.
When you understand this qualitative part of time, Marney says, you can be less rigid about how your day plays out.
So tell the truth about time – I say well this has to be done in 10 minutes, really does it really have to be done in 10 minutes? And of course sometimes it does but more often than not if we really tell the truth about the time that matters we have a lot more time than we think we do.