Jun 12, 2022Liked by Val Saksornchai

We are on the same page with this. When you are younger, time is a currency you spend without thinking. As you age, you tend to recognize its value much more.

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Jun 10, 2022Liked by Val Saksornchai

I almost feel envy that your professional career could help you afford to buy time. Luckily, I'm self-aware enough to recognize that mine and my wife approach to buy back time is to save.

We are also very aware with our choices and the burden and consequences that lies with it. When you are saving, you are not earning, in a sense, you cannot "buy" time. But because we are not spending and trying to live minimally, we are taking back time with less responsibilities.

It takes a huge amount of strength to block the noise of the world when we are not earning. We are taking back our time from future bosses by planning carefully and with our hearts to lead how we want to spend our time. We heal, dream, and execute so our time is being spent intentionally. That is my way in buying back time and it has been a wonderful growing experience.

If any of that hour and half felt like a waste of time, I thought it's a great time turned invested to learning opportunities. So the cumulation of our time mixed into this turns to a block of great life reflection.

I also want to squeeze in that my childhood experience of my parent sacrificing our time together so I can live a better life in their perspective is the pain to helped me value time. The best investment of time is to live a life that's our own and not of others.

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Wow, this was wonderfully written, Val. And now, I’m thinking about where I buy time as well…and where I can’t. I’d pay to spend time with my grandparents, who all passed before I was 10. But it’s definitely hard to put a price on it.

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