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The Time That Is Given To Us

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The Time That Is Given To Us

Create a copy of this doc to create your own reflection. What will you do with the time that you have remaining?
What's your birthday? click and type
How long do you expect to live?

You are
years old, and have completed
% of your expected life.

What will you do with the remaining
% of your life?

years can go by fast.

Kevin Lavelle wrote an exceptional blog post on Medium about his approach to starting a new year. Please, take a few minutes to read it now. Trust me, it's absolutely worth it.
In his post, he outlined how quickly time flies by most of us, and we often have less of it than we can process. This document is a simple tool to help you evaluate your own time and build a more clear perspective of how you want to spend the precious time you have left.
Kevin's article borrowed a framework from Tim Urban's 2014 blog post entitled . Pause here, and go read that article, too
The images below are from Tim's post, and they illustrate the life of someone who lives to be 90 years old (which is rare!).
It turns out that when I graduated from high school, I had already used up 93% of my in-person parent time. I'm now enjoying the last 5% of that time. We're in the tail end. ー Tim Urban



Again, if you haven't read both those articles by now, please go read them. For convenience -

How To Use This Document

Here are a few steps to navigate this doc:
Create a copy of this document.
Take a look at and see how you are progressing in life. Add special memories and milestones into the table.

Note: The template has examples of my own data in the tables. Please erase those and write in your own memories!
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