Four Thousand Weeks

Oliver Burkeman (Author)

The average human lifespan is absurdly, insultingly brief. Assuming you live to be eighty, you have just over four thousand weeks.

We’re absorbed with our lengthening to-do lists, our overfilled inboxes, work-life balance, and the ceaseless battle against distraction and on becoming more productive and efficient. The sense of anxious hurry grows more intense over time, and still the most meaningful parts of life seem to lie just beyond the horizon. Still, we rarely make the connection between our daily struggles with time and the ultimate time management problem: How would you best use your four thousand weeks ?

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