All of us seem to feel as though we don't have enough time, but few of us consider that we're indulging in behaviors that suck up our time for no possible purpose. Here are 10 common time wasters that we can all live without:
1. Wondering what other people are thinking.Until such time as we invent mind-reading machines, you'll never really know what other people are thinking, so why bother wondering? And even if you could read minds, it's none of your business anyway.
2. Speculating how life would be different if only you had ...Since time-travel is impossible (other than forward at the usual pace), constructing alternate timelines is wasting the time you still have left. Learn from your mistakes, yes, but keep your attention on where you are now and where you're currently headed.
3. Imagining the worst that could happen.The worst probably won't happen, so imagining it is wasted effort. If the worst did happen, it would probably be a lot worse that you're capable of imagining, so trying to imagine it is still wasted time. Continue reading.
Originally posted on Inc.com.