Astrophysicists may deal with time being relative and warping because of gravity, but the vast majority of the rest of us have to play by the rules of a 24-hour clock.
We all get the same amount of time every day. So how do we manage our time? In reality, we don’t manage, we prioritize. Just like a unicorn, time management is a mythical creature.
It may sound like a matter of semantics and wording when we first look at it, but that fundamental shift in thinking can produce monumental results.
We can focus on things in order of importance and we can say “yes” or “no” more effectively when we realize that we have a set time and that’s it. This mindset looks at time as a fixed parameter and adjusts your priorities based upon it. It is not an excuse to write-off productivity by trying to justify a statement like, “There are only so many hours in a day, oh well.”
Time exists, it passes, and it passes in fixed intervals. We get to decide what we’re going to do with that time but we can’t decide to slow it down to feel like we have more of it.