Don’t waste YOUR time!

Spent 3 hours travelling to and from work every single weekday for one year.

Erik Fiala
Nov 1, 2016 · 2 min read

ALERT: Only time-wasters can relate to this. If you’re not a time-waster, this post probably isn’t for you. 🤔

A problem, which bothers me for quite a long time — time waste. I just hate wasting my time on things, which take more than they give. One of these things is travelling. I mean… I love travelling. But how can I love something, what became stereotype and seems so shallow, even empty?

Maybe you’re answering this question to you already: ’’You could take out your laptop and do something productive, e.g. designing, learning new stuff, or even watch a movie.’’ Yes. I could do it, but I just don’t feel comfortable doing it in train, while 5 people around me stare into my screen (Yeah… they are staring into my screen right now.), but more importantly — I do not want all these things to become stereotype too. 😔

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Alright. Let’s stop this melancholic mood and let me tell you just a few things, you (and obviously I) could do at home, while working remotely or freelancing, instead of travelling to work every single day, if you do so too.

№1

First of all, I could do all the things I mentioned above… Designing, learning new stuff, coding, writing blogs, and so on. Basically anything design related.

№2

Housework. I could clean my whole flat, do dishes, laundry. I could even be watering plants.

№3

I could finally do fine art. It is a huge dream of mine since I was a little child, to create some crazy, abstract, cubic paintings.

№4

To train my body and my mind. I could spend more time in the gym, than I usually do and I still could have a huge amount of time to just meditate or contemplate.

№5

I could… ehm… masturbate. No comment on this one.

№6

This one really really sucks. I could spend much more time in the nature. I go out very rarely nowadays. I guess throughout weekends only.

People are connected with nature — by their nature.

№7

Meet my friends. Again… we mostly meet on Fridays and weekends.

Conclusion

I think, there are much more points, I could involve in this list, but these were the ones, I could think of right away. I hope, that you will take this blog post seriously and will learn the lesson — not to waste YOUR time.


Thank you for your hopefully not wasted time and if you’d like to share some insights on this topic, just drop me a comment down below. Hope you enjoyed this blog post. See you in the next one!

E.

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