Where has my day gone?

Meyler Campbell Connected
05th June 2019



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Where has my day gone? By Barbara Kearney

"Where has my day gone?"; by Barbara Kearney, Meyler Campbell 2018 Graduate

Not sure how often you and I have thought or expressed this frustration. While we are all given the same amount of time each day, it often seems there are not enough hours in a day to set out all we want to accomplish, and we are left dissatisfied and feel a self-imposed pressure of “doing more”.

Sometimes I wonder if this self-proclaimed problem is due to modern life and technology. But reading Seneca’s “On the Shortness of Life” (written already some time around 49 AD!), it becomes clear that we were already struggling with how to effectively allocate our time way back then. Thankfully, Seneca reminds us “life is long if you know how to use it.”

 

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