QUOTES: LIFE IS SHORT
Life is short, but many people don’t realize is that they do so many things in life just to try and succeed as opposed to fulfilling a purpose. They work a job they hate for 40 years just to make that extra $30,000 a year so they can afford a car that they only drive to work. It’s temporary happiness not genuine happiness.
QUOTES LIFE IS SHORT
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Every morning we have 86,400 seconds to spend and to invest and each day the bank named time opens a new account for you and for me. It allows no balances in no overdrafts if you fail to use the days deposits the loss is yours.
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you are average life is supposed to be 79 years, but you are only going to live 16 years of your life.
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You only live 16 years of life if you happen to live 79 years.
IS life really short? I did some calculation
I’ve been thinking differently, how much of your life is really yours. How much of your life is really being lived to its full potential?
Do you think, you are living? Or are you just existing?
Lets find out, it is said on average in a developed world you’re going get about 79 years of life.
Assuming you sleep 8 hours a night on average about a third of your life over 26 years is gonna be spent.
sleeping. So right away, we’re down from 79 To 53 but it doesn’t stop there.
SCHOOL & COLLEGE
In the United States, You’ll go for at least 12 years 8 hours a day 5 days a week for 36 weeks a year. This amounts to 17,280 hours spent just inside the school building But wait, we also have to factor in homework and out-of-school activities Among other things. So this is more like 22,000 to 25,000 hours or about 3 years of your life.
If you go to college or university Afterwards make it 5 years instead We’re down to 48 years.
Now, Chances are you’ll try and get a job in the field of whatever it is your degree is in, It’ll probably be a full-time job. So you’ll be working 40 hour weeks pretty regularly if not more than that Let’s say you get two weeks of vacation per year.
The average person works for about 40 to 50 years of their life So we’ll just go with the average and say 45.
Over your entire life you’ll work on average about 90,000 hours or about 10 years of your life. We have 38 years left Wait, depending on where you live your commute to work will vary,
COMMUTE & TRANSPORTATION
you might drive yourself You might walk you might use an Uber or a taxi. Regardless your commute to and from work on average takes about one and a half hours a day.
Adding this up over your entire working career. It amounts to 17,500 to 20 hours or about two years of your life. 36 years left.
All of this work and studying really builds up an appetite. So you should probably spend some time eating. On an average day we spend about 70 minutes just eating food to survive.
In your 79 years of life you’ll spend about 32,000 hours just eating or about 4 years of your life. Down to 32.
Well after you’re done eating you have to clean up and maybe do some chores around the house. On average you spend about one hour a day doing tasks just around your house Cleaning up after you eat washing dishes, doing laundry, showering and plenty of other stuff This amounts to nearly 29,000 hours over the course of your life or about three years. 29 years left.
Eventually, all of that food and water has to leave your body somehow You’ll spend about three months of your life just sitting on the toilet. yeah 😐 Of course, we also waste time and we do it pretty well.
TV & MOBILE PHONE
Over the course of our lifetimes we’ll spend about 115,000 hours on our phones or about 13 years. This of course is just your phone. This doesn’t include you watching TV, you playing games among other things. 16 years left.
Assuming you can afford to retire at the average age of 62 You’ll spend the rest of your life living the luxuries of retirement If you can still function properly.
Over 50% of retired people over the age of 65 have some sort of disability With 15% of those people having three or more Chances are if you are one of these people you’ll be in and out of medical care pretty often. So those final 16 years of freedom you have It’s a coin flip. That doesn’t exactly entail freedom.
So, overall you have one year in your 79 year life to really and truly do what you want to do.
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