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Where will you be in 5 years doing what you do now?

I set my alarm clock for 7 a.m. It’s supposedly a good time to hit the gym. I went back to sleep after forgetting that my timezone had been changed back three hours. I had a psychology class to attend, and there are various benefits to taking a subject that is not part of the Computer Science curriculum.

Today in class, we discussed how much time we really have and how valuable time is. Trying to be validated by others by doing things to impress them. We become so engrossed in the plan that we lose sight of its original aim. Trading so much time for so little money, and understanding that part of being realistic is seeing the bright side of things.

Taking hold of existentialism in such a way that it can thrive, given that we only have so much time to worry and fear. Yes, it’s easier said than done, but it’s critical to take ten seconds to grasp that if the source of tension is just overthinking or procrastination, there are two options for resolving the issue: see the irony of the anxiety or really complete the task.

It’s fine if you don’t know where you’re going. Just be aware of where you should not go. It doesn’t matter who criticizes you if you do it for yourself. What counts most is your level of satisfaction with life on your own terms. This does not imply that you should become a narcissist and reject all other viewpoints. Just be more mindful in the things you do, and reflect why you are stressed. Sometimes the cause of stress won’t even make sense when you read it out loud.

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