Why You Never Seem to Have Enough Time

“Time pressure is the uncomfortable gap between how we wish we spent our time — and how we think that would make us feel — and how we’re spending it and feeling now.”

What if the real reason you feel stretched too thin has nothing to do with your workload or time management?

Kira M. Newman examines the reasons you never seem to have enough time and suggests it’s more about psychology than logistics.

She breaks down research that reveals spending time on things you don’t enjoy, feeling a lack of control over your time, and undervaluing your time can all skew your perception of time.

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