Takeaway: The fewer new and rich experiences we have, the quicker time passes. The solution is two-fold: make an effort to experience more interesting things, and savor what’s familiar.

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Over the last few years, I’ve noticed time has started to move more quickly.

Of course, the days always tick forward at the same speed—we just relate to them differently over time. I recently indulged a curiosity, and dug a bit into exactly how we perceive time, as well as what we can do to stretch the minutes further. Does time always fly by faster as we get older?

What I discovered surprised me. Time does, in fact, pass more quickly as we get older—but we’re also able to reverse that feeling.

There’s a curious reason for this timely speed-up. It’s similar to how a return journey feels like it takes half as long as the trip there. Return journeys are…

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