She and her baby did well. This is a typical case in the world of high-risk obstetrics. Being an active member of your community is helping to change the world because you are helping to change the world you live in!! Every single day is a gift and one to be seized. Carpe diem! This spring and summer I challenge you to see how you can impact the world and get involved with your community.
Every single day you are given is an opportunity to achieve greatness. Don't be afraid to make an impact and leave a positive impact on the world!!! US Edition U. As you go through life, some days seem longer, some shorter, but altogether it's often hard to get a sense of what actually constitutes your life while you're living it. There are too many demands on your time, too many variables. Life just flows and flows, in a succession of days that seems endless until it isn't. To gain an overarching perspective, a new study takes a look at the life of an average person in terms of pure numbers.
What they found out were some striking stats. Taking the average life expectancy to be 25, days 71 years , an average human would spend:. On the other hand, humans spend 6. Germans apparently top this category at Maybe it's time we got up? A third of our life is just sitting somewhere and if you add to that all the time we are sleeping, it really seems like a giant waste. Another sobering number is how much time we spend staring at some screen , be it a smartphone, tablet, laptop or TV.
Again, Germans appear to do this the least, around 8, days, probably spending the extra time with the loved ones. Mexicans are most proud of their bodies Perhaps, all these facts are related. Americans challenge themselves to do something physically tough the most 9. They are also the most adventurous , trying some new thing about 7 times per month. In those moments, there is always a helping hand. Some people find generous, abundant help.
But in all cases, that voice of encouragement or gesture of solidarity turns into a beautiful and unforgettable memory. The first time the door of death opens before us is unforgettable. The first time death touches someone we love. Seeing someone dead, or knowing that they are dead, reminds us of our mortality.
If someone very dear to you dies, the confusion it causes in you is unlike anything else. We start to see that life has an end. And it begins to teach us how to say goodbye. All of these moments shape us and mark us forever.
Therefore, they are not only experienced at the time they happen, but also when they are remembered. Your email address will not be published. The Moment of the Work or Life? Buy the eBook.These moments are going to be unique and different for anyone. But for a lot of people, the wider features of those moments will be echoed in other lives. I know the moments that shaped and impacted me, the ones that were tough are going to resonate with one or two people.