This thing all things devours:
Birds, beasts, trees, flowers;
Gnaws iron, bites steel;
Grinds hard stones to meal;
Slays king, ruins town,
And beats High Mountain down.
— Gollum, The Hobbit
There is a saying, time and tide waits for none. Sometimes we feel time moves too fast, yet it comes to a standstill at other moments. People say time never stops and it only moves forward. What if I say time only moves backward? The countdown of death begins the moment a person is born. Take any event of your life or the Nature. The beginning precisely starts the cycle of death. Every event is approaching towards the end. So is time not running backwards though it appears to run forward?
Time is also relative to each person. Everyone understands life and with the passage of time makes use of it according to his perspective. Time makes a child come out of a mother’s womb, watches it grow into an adult and prosper and then, finally time is also a mute witness of his death. There is no one who can control time. Time itself is creator, nurturer and destroyer.
In present days, it is very difficult to manage time. I am not that good in time management, but I am in the learning mode and I am going to share a few things about it.
MAKE TIME: – Time is action. That’s why we should utilize it carefully and intelligently. I have heard so many people say that they are so busy with their life and they don’t have time to do a certain thing which they are passionate about. Even I was facing the similar problem. Let me tell you one thing: You’re never going to have time unless you make time. SO MAKE TIME. Only when you consciously make time to do something, then only you’ll find time and gradually it will become a habit.
DO SOMETHING: – Sitting idle won’t help you much (saying this from my experience). A man’s empty mind is a devil’s workshop. It makes one lazy. If you are free, then just do something. Write, learn a new skill, go for a walk, read a book, cook or learn a new recipe, roam around the streets, etc. When you are doing something, you’ll feel much relaxed and calm.
CHOICE: – Making a choice is very important. After making a well-informed choice, you can utilize your time in an efficient way. Don’t always go for the easy choice. Choose between what is right and easy. Go for what you think is right for you.
AVOID TAKING RASH DECISIONS: – Think before taking any actions as it will stop you from taking any decisions which you might regret later. If you are unable to make up your mind, then take a moment. Sit down, relax. After a while, your mind will help you in your effort in making a well-informed choice.
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