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How to guide: Managing Time

Answer the following questions as truthfully as possible.

While in School/Work/On Vacation:

What time to you go to bed?
What time do you wake up?
How many hours do you sleep?
How many hours do you read books, paper, mags?
How many hours do you study attend class or work?

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How many hours of TV do you watch?
How many hours of DVD (movies)?
How many phone calls do you take?
How long do you spend on average with each?
How many hours on the phone/iPhone?
How many hours of music do you listen to?
How much time do you spend on e-mail?
How much time do you spend on Facebook?
How much time do you spend on Twitter?
How much time do you spend on IMs?
How much time do you spend surfing the Web?
How much time do you spend reading online?
How much time do you spend on YouTube?
How much time do you spend on video games?

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What is your reaction to this total?

What is the primary reason you use media in your life?

You can print a sheet of these questions in the attachment. Be honest about your assessment. This was taken from a group meeting on technology and the role computers play in our lives.

Once your assessment is complete you can tally the items and see where you might find ways to improve the way you spend your most valuable commodity — your time.