Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Do you own your own time?

Really… These days I get a feeling I don't own my own time anymore (ridiculous as it may sound!). There was a time when I could decide what I wanted to do when I wanted to do. But off late I notice if I decide to delay any activity for any reason, I will eventually never get time to do it. Its like procrastination is no more an option. Even if I plan efficiently to do something later on, something completely unexpected would come up and I would miss the deadline. And worse, I am not the only one who's affected by it anymore, but a lot of people around me are too. And I am not just talking about work but even personal errands.

The truth suddenly dawns on me. I never had to manage time before. And now that's not the case. And I don't think time is going to turn back again. It's like end of an era. I am going to miss the old time when I owned my time.


  1. To quote Benjamin Disraeli:

    "But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is a day."

  2. Hi Anju,

    A very true thought and i guess it happens with everybody. Work will increase to fit the time you have....thats the case always.... it just goes on and on and on... and we rae left with no time for things that we intend to do .... on personal as well as on professional front....