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Time Calculator

“I Need More Time!”
“I just don’t have enough time.”
“I wish I didn’t have so much to do.”
“If there were only more days in a week.”
“I’m so busy, I wish there were two of me.”
“So much to do, so little time.”

And the list goes on and on. You’ve heard these comments before. In fact, you’ve probably used a couple of them yourself from time to time (excuse the pun). But one of the biggest lies we tell almost every single day (and people seem to believe) is “I don’t have enough time.” If you think I’m being a little hard on you (and myself), work through the following exercise and see if you don’t agree afterwards.

We all have the same amount of time per week: 168 hours (24 hours a day, seven days a week, so, let’s see where it goes…

Enter the amount of time spent in each area.  Enter minutes in the decimal form.  To the right is a simple key… If you want to get more detailed, you do the math. :-) 15 minutes = .25
30 minutes = .50
45 minutes = .75
1 hour = 1
Classroom during the week
Work during the week
Church during the week
Eating X 7 =
Driving X 7 =
Meetings/Practice X 7 =
Shower X 7 =
Dress X 7 =
Sleeping X 7 =
Total Time spent
Free time/Week
Free time/day
studying for tests
reading for class
talking on the phone
watching television
running errands
hanging out with friends
hanging with girlfriend/boyfriend
playing cards
playing a recreational sport
doing a hobby
getting high
making copies
laying in the sun
having sex
playing video games
surfing the net
working out
watching music videos
shopping/browsing in the mall
reading for pleasure
relaxing/listening to music
typing/proofing papers
listening to other people’s problems
doing research day dreaming
pledging a fraternity/sorority
meeting/talking with professors
waiting in line
giving your friends a ride
washing your car
playing with your pet
cleaning your apartment
organizing your stuff
writing for pleasure
visiting with family/friends
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