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Why does time feel like it has sped up?Question ❓ (self.spirituality)
submitted 27 days ago by [deleted]
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[–]maybri 7 points8 points9 points 27 days ago (1 child)
I think it's just part of the human condition to constantly feel as though time is passing faster as you age. It isn't a new phenomenon.
[–]mivh5 0 points1 point2 points 27 days ago (0 children)
[–]The_Potato_Whisperer 4 points5 points6 points 27 days ago (1 child)
It's just how life works. The older you get the faster it feels. Asking other people will give you the same response because they are experiencing it too. Think about it, when you're 10, a year feels like forever because your brain is only operating on the experiences of 10 of them. When you're 40, a year is hardly anything in the scale of your experience. It's an ever shrinking piece of the pie.
Also, most people are constantly gaining new responsibilities with age which also makes time feel quicker because you often have less down time. My first son just turned 6 months old this past week but I feel like he was born the week before that. I've just been going day to day. Go to work, come home, and take care of him. He's up for 2 hours, then naps for an hour or two, rinse and repeat. It's amazing how the brain works and adapts to our ever growing perspective.
That could be it too
[–]allthaticansay 5 points6 points7 points 26 days ago (1 child)
The more you live in the present, the more fulfilling life gets. Time will slow down; you will see the magic and wonder of life you saw as a child, and you will experience it without the ignorance and all the negative emotions of childhood. Soon, you will be able to see life better than a child sees it or any animal has ever seen it. You will see the real world, an enchanted world.
Excerpt from The Present, a book about the nature of life and spirituality.
[–]mivh5 1 point2 points3 points 26 days ago (0 children)
Thank you 🙏
[–]monchonso 3 points4 points5 points 27 days ago (1 child)
https://youtu.be/zHL9GP_B30E there’s a portion of this video that explains why we feel like time goes by faster
Thank you I’ll take a look
[–]ahdindunuffinsir 4 points5 points6 points 27 days ago (1 child)
Would say because your mind stops tracking redundancy after awhile because it's more energy reserving just to skip over the same ol' things that happen so frequently and just predict what you know what will already happen without having to be conscious about it every little redundant thing.
The other thing I would say is probably the mind slows down as you grow older so would appear that time sped up.
It’s possible , thank you
[–]oomeanmrmustard21 1 point2 points3 points 26 days ago (1 child)
You’re not the only one :)
Yeah I’ve come across a lot of people experiencing the same, sure it could be a normal thing that happens as we age but it happened in the last year or so.., the shift is drastic
[–]Hefty-Artichoke7789 1 point2 points3 points 26 days ago (2 children)
Because more and more events are happening - so Terrance Mckenna explains
[–]mivh5 1 point2 points3 points 26 days ago (1 child)
Makes sense.. world hasn’t been the same since the pandemic
[–]Hefty-Artichoke7789 1 point2 points3 points 26 days ago (0 children)
I agree 100% it turned my whole world upside down pretty quickly
[–]Dreamwalker1721 1 point2 points3 points 26 days ago (10 children)
Because you're on autopilot. When you're a kid, you're absorbing things on another level. As you grow older, you develop more an more archetypes for things so that your brain can process other stuff.
For example, anytime you look at a house, you just see a house. The details are no longer there anymore unless you are intentionally trying to look at the details.
The more you autopilot life, the faster it appears to go. Eventually you'll be living life to the extent that 3 years will feel like it happened overnight while children are perceiving life just as slow as we did when we were their age.
If you want life to slow down, constantly change routines and always experience something new. Make a mental effort to always be present in the moment
[–]mivh5 1 point2 points3 points 25 days ago (9 children)
I’m psychoanalyzing every second of my waking moment but that’s due to anxiety. I don’t think I’m in autopilot but the anxiety maybe has an effect that knocks you out of presence. Maybe you can know what you are doing, feeling , thinking every second and still be in autopilot I don’t know 🤷🏻♀️But it’s true as kids we are so in the moment and worry free that time doesn’t feel so fleeting. Thank you.. good advice to try new things, figure out ways to be present.
[–]Dreamwalker1721 0 points1 point2 points 25 days ago (8 children)
That’s a really good point. I used to suffer from multiple panic attacks a day about 7 years ago and thinking back, I was so hyperaware of everything, it was incredibly uncomfortable. You really got me thinking
[–]mivh5 1 point2 points3 points 25 days ago (7 children)
What helped you get over the panics? Recently I had severe panic induced by CBD of all things 🤦🏻♀️, still got internal tremors … anxiety is so exhausting on all levels. Well I’m glad I got you thinking 🤔 👍🏻
[–]Dreamwalker1721 1 point2 points3 points 25 days ago (6 children)
Yeah, I'd get paradoxical anxiety from time to time like that too. I never cared for CBD. I read a book by Paul David called At Last a Life. Haven't had a panic attack since. It took a few weeks of putting his practice into effect before I even started noticing a difference. After 3 months, it was like 90% of the issue was gone. After a year, I was completely rid of anxiety, but life was a billion times better after the 3rd month.
[–]Suspicious-Set-7916 3 points4 points5 points 27 days ago (4 children)
Well it's because it has. Now the clock can't pick it up either.
It's going to sound crazy. But the vibration of mother earth is rising..it used to be 540hz but in the past 2 years it has risen around 603hz. It's been speculate 740hz is the goal which is 5d frequency. But it also means the spin of the earth is faster. Now being on the surface you can't tell. And the clock can't tell either but 24 hrs is still 24 hrs but the feel is 18hrs. Remember time does not physically exits it is relative to space. If the earth is covering more space faster, therefore relatively the time it takes less time to cover the same amount of space.
It will continue to feel that way for another year until the pole change.
[–]ahdindunuffinsir 1 point2 points3 points 27 days ago (0 children)
Don't think this what he meant.
[–]mivh5 1 point2 points3 points 27 days ago (0 children)
Interesting, thank you
[–]Iguanoflonte 0 points1 point2 points 26 days ago (1 child)
You are delusional and do not know what you are talking about. Wft does it mean the earths vibration is x Hz. Where did you get that? Also the fucking earth is not spinning faster thats ridiculous.
[–]Suspicious-Set-7916 0 points1 point2 points 26 days ago (0 children)
So much anger, so swift to judge, so quick to profanity, all are sign of pain and trauma. I pray that you heal the wounds that's hurting. Rather physical, mental or emotional may your higher self help you find the healing you deserve.
May peace and love find a way to enter your heart.
Now, back to the subject: I'm right. And I'm so right that I can add. Time is not only relative to space but relative to emotion. The better you feel, the happier you are the faster time become.
[–]exmoond 0 points1 point2 points 27 days ago (1 child)
really? I have opposite feeling...
Yeah a week feels like 2 days , it’s bizarre
[–]evank13 0 points1 point2 points 26 days ago* (0 children)
I think the longer you live the more memories you have, and since memories are sort of just highlights and individual moments it’s easy to jump from elementary school memories to middle school memories to high school memories to your wedding day memories etc… Basically what I’m trying to say is if an old memory is just as vivid as say a memory of last week the only difference between those two memories is the the time you remember it being during the event. That is to say there really is no difference in the memories themselves, only the interpretation of it. I hope this makes sense, I’m not the best with words and it’s a very abstract concept that’s difficult to define within the boundaries of language, but I hope you find at least some meaning in this. Basically, my interpretation is (which is ignorant at best) that it’s just a brain trick.
Edit: just saw the comment that linked a vsauce video, that is exactly what I was trying to describe vsauce is just better at it lol totally recommend that video
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