If You're Still Procrastinating Read This, Now. #TickTock
We all procrastinate from time to time. Sometimes it’s those mundane things but more than often it’s the bigger things that require more time, more commitment, put us at risk of failing, looking like an idiot and so much more. If you've made procrastination a habit, here's some figures for you.
There are 31,536,000 seconds, 525,600 minutes, 8760 hours, and 365 days is in a normal year. Bearing that in mind, the average life expectancy of an average American according to World Bank is 78.8 years.
Now take all those numbers and multiply them by 78.8 that leaves you with about 2,485,036,800 seconds 41,417,280 minutes 690,228 hours and 28,762 days. That's all of the time that you have to make a difference in the world.
You've probably heard people say that "life is the longest thing you'll ever experience". I wholeheartedly disagree. Life is the short, you don't have time to waste making unreasonable decisions. The first 18 years of an Americans life is spent giving us life skills and the knowledge that we'll need to live the rest of our lives.
Subtract 18 from 78.8 that only gives you 60.8 years but then subtract 4-8 years depending on if you're going to college/university then you now only have 56.8 - 52.8 years. Not too bad right?
Wrong! the average person sleeps for 1/3 of their life so that's a total of 26 years asleep (crazy I know!). You're now left with only 30.8 years to make a difference on this earth.
And hey, that's not even counting how much you've already been on this planet...
Everyone no matter who they are or where they come from has the potential to change the world. That includes you.
Of course, you may continue saying "life is the longest thing you'll ever experience." But the clock is ticking, don't wait for the opportunity to make a difference. If you wait for the "right time" you'll be waiting forever, there never is a "right time." There's your time, and your time is now.
But let me ask you a question as a conclusion, lets assume you have the entire 30.8 years left, what are you going to do with it?
Michael J Ringer
Written By Katie Ann Goff