The Mirage of “Free Time”

The Mirage of “Free Time”

I consider myself an introvert. As an introvert, I am supposed to be “recharged” when I am alone. So when I was given a chance to be at home alone for a week, I was excited. Finally, one whole week of me having my own time and being able to do the things I wanted to do!, I said to myself.

I thought of the things that I can do for the week, I can:

  • write articles for my blog
  • play the ukulele again
  • work on my side project
  • clean the house more thoroughly

And so at the start of the week I was excited at all those things on my mind. However, I still have a day job and so all of these plans needed to go before and/or after my work hours. read more