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Have you ever noticed how the more quickly you try to do something the less time you seem to have to do it? By contrast, when you slow down and take your time, it seems that there is more time  to do it.

There’s a lot to be said for doing things slowly from time to time. The very act of slowing down creates an illusion of time passing more slowly, whereas pressure and haste have the opposite effect.

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Never Mind What Others Think

what others think

Even though we don’t realise it when we say we know what someone thinks about something, we are guessing. Even mind-reading – in a fairground or on stage – is trickery.

Yet we often allow our own thoughts and behaviour to be goverened by what we claim someone else will think. Maybe it’s time to review what we ‘know’.

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One thing better

Getting things done is not half as satisfying as doing things well. This is because we get personal satisfaction from giving something all our attention, doing it to the best of our abilities, being absorbed in it while we are doing it, and looking back with pride at a job well done.
“Enough time” has nothing to do with it, as you’ll see.

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