If we look around, most of us seem to be running- mostly at break neck speed. Running where? Running why? Sadly people don’t take the time to even stop and answer themselves, because they are worried they will be late for some event or miss out on the next "happening" thing. Slowly our life is totally governed by our watches. Part of being a “mover and a shaker” is supposed to be how busy our life is and how many activities and events we have going on?
I know many people who have missed doing the things they love dearly or even hanging out with friends they deeply care about because, they are always “busy” and just don’t seem to have any time. “I wish I had the time” is such a common phrase now-a-days and time management books abound in the stores. After all we are all given 24 hours in a day and it is essential that we learn to properly manage this time and properly maximize the activities we do each day.
What I am covering here is not about should you do/not many activities in a day. It is about truly “living your life” not just spending each day doing activities. Even though life is a series of actions and activities, there are many other important dimensions to life and reducing our daily existence to merely work and tasks, reduces us to become slaves of time!
Quantum science tells us that time is relative. It can expand or contract. Probably the more obvious examples are when we are happy, a day seems like a few minutes and when we are sad or upset then a few minutes seem like a lifetime.
What we need in our lives is not only to manage time, but also to step out of Time. We need to reset our very perception of time so that we do not view it as a measure of our existence- but as something that allows us the ability to do something. After all we do things- in time. So time along with space is a dimension of our being-ness, and not just something we look at on our watches and clocks!
Our modern lives have made us slaves to time and we exist as time-bound individuals constantly worried about doing activities and meeting timelines, but many a times we are not even really present doing those very activities we are eagerly seeking. We are already thinking of the next thing, even before we complete our current undertaking.
When we step out of this time-bound consciousness, we get to experience timeless-ness. A boundless creation and a bound-less dimension of existence. Then when we re-approach our daily activities from this space (time and space have a co-relation in linear existence similar to electricity and magnetism- one cannot really exist without the other), we find that we actually get more done. Our lives start to exhibit a type of boundless-beauty which can only come about after experiencing a higher dimension and we start to feel more at peace and at ease not just within our own selves and the myriad commitments we have in our life, but also with life itself.
Set aside some time each day to do an activity you absolutely enjoy, even if it is hanging out with a friend or reading a book; where you will not be watching the clock! Do the activity to your heart’s content and naturally stop it as you feel nudged from inside.
Truly start living life to the fullest with all its dimensions and not just a day at a time filled with activities and events. Open up to life… open up to a world of possibilities…