A flawed perception of time

After a glance at my calender where I’ve been keeping up with my activities the last few days, I’ve just realized I haven’t actually been reading slower at all, it just felt that way.

I’ve been noticing ever more often just how flawed my perception is of the passage of time.

According to my logged times (because why not, right?) I’ve only spent about 2 hours and 37 minutes reading my book. That’s not bad for 49% of about 50,000 words, while making highlights and notes along the way and catching typos too. I took a break at 1:00 and then a break at 3:00 and I haven’t gotten back to it yet.

I can tell from looking at the calendar that these times are right, and yet … it makes no sense to the rational part of my brain. The times don’t match up to my feelings of how long I spent reading.

Unfortunately, this isn’t a new thing. I should be used to it by now.

I should probably try to improve my perception of time but is that even possible?

Ah well. Getting back to it now! :)