In the time it took you to log on to Facebook and discover that your high school friend forgot to put on deodorant that morning, you could have strengthened your core, dashed off a long-overdue thank-you note and read the first few pages of that new time management book.
We, as a nation, are clearly conflicted about time. We work longer hours than any other industrialized country, but we also watch more TV - a lot more. We over-schedule our kids, but they still average more than seven hours of screen time a day.
So are we pressed for time or drowning in it? Maybe both.