– Time you spend sleeping or lying down withthe intent to sleep. Time dozing off during meetings doesn’t count.
– Time at work. Notice I didn’t say time spent working, sincethis would be a very different number compared to time spent atwork. Count lunch and breaks as “work.”
– Basically any time you are in your car going somewhere:commuting, dropping kids off at soccer, running errands, etc.
– This includes not only eating food but also prepar-ing it and cleaning up. Don’t include shopping here; we’ll get tothat below.
– This is a big category. It includes things such as shower-ing, using the bathroom, getting dressed, and having sex as well asthe G-rated, boring things you do such as getting your hair cut,nails done, massage, etc.
– Time at the gym, walking, biking, stretching, etc.
– Obviously includes time spent watching TV andmovies at home and in the theater.
– Time spent reading, learning, planning yourfuture, taking courses, etc.
– Includes grocery shopping, bill paying, phonecalls to plumbers, etc.
– Time with spouse/partner and/or kids when you are reallyengaged with them. Watching Dora the Explorer with your threeyear old would not be considered “family” time.
– Time spent at church/temple, in Bible study, insmall spiritual groups, praying, meditating, etc.
– All the time you spend working and helping otherswithout pay such as volunteering, helping your neighbor, mowingyour grandma’s lawn, etc.
– Time with friends, talking on the phone, texting, atparties, etc.
– Any time spent in PTA meetings, school conferences,working in the football concession stand, etc.
– This is a catch-all category for everything else suchas surfing the internet, listening to music, blogging, etc.
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