“Try to imagine a life without timekeeping. You probably can’t. You know the month, the year, the day of the week. There is a clock on your wall or the dashboard of your car. You have a schedule, a calendar, a time for dinner or a movie. Yet all around you, timekeeping is ignored. Birds are not late. A dog does not check its watch. Deer do not fret over passing birthdays. Man alone measures time. Man alone chimes the hour. And, because of this, man alone suffers a paralyzing fear that no other creature endures. A fear of time running out.”
― Mitch Albom, The Time Keeper
The term Chronophobia refers to fear of time, but time is not necessarily a feared object or concept on its own; the agony however, that it may being moving too fast, plagues you and me everyday. At every stage of life, there’s a fear of time running out on that stage, and when you eventually move to another stage, the fear starts all over again. For example, a spinster worries about becoming a wife, a wife worries about becoming a mother and a mother worries about menopause..it’s a cruel chain with no visible end in sight.
You may want to take a moment and just chill. Life is not a race and time only runs out when you inevitably knock on heavens door. Until then, light a blunt and exhale the stress of irrational fear away. Attain peace within yourself and smile; you don’t own all the problems in the world.
“Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going to fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.”
– Eddie Cantor
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