Imagine there is a bank account that credits your account each morning with $86,400. It carries over no balance from day to day.
Every evening the bank deletes whatever part of the balance you failed to use during the day. What would you do? Draw out every cent, of course?
If I had a bank account that credits my account each morning with $86,400, I would withdraw every scent to capitalize on this opportunity. However, that was not the concept of the video I watched. In the video, they described a day as a bank account with $86,400 in it. Each day consists of 86,400 seconds. Every second that is not used will be lost. We do not get a second change to spend our time, so now the question is what will you do with all this time?
Like most, I would withdraw the $86,400 out of the bank each day. Why can’t we withdraw each second of our day? Personally, I take time for granted. Whenever I have something to do, I would tell myself that I have later to do it, but do I really? Later is not promised. In fact, every second that I breathe is a gift.
A second can mean a lot. For some, it can be the difference between life and death. A person dies every 12 seconds in the United States. This means that every day 7,200 will withdraw from their $86,400 one last time. Probably by the time you have read this post, 25 people would have their bank account closed.
Just imagine, your life could end at any second. This is why time is our most valuable possession. No material items can replace time. What is money and materialistic items without time? Nothing…
This concept has opened my eyes and made me realize that I have no time to waste. I must treat each second as if I will not get another one. Now, it is time to live in the moment. The past cannot be changed, but the past does not need to be changed if you capitalized on each second. The future has not arrived yet, so why worry about something you cannot control? The only thing you can control is the present.
7,200 people will not live to see another day. If that statistic does not scare you, I do not know what will. One piece of advice I would give is to not waste your time making plans. Plans will often fail. While you are wasting your time making multiple plans, you could be acting on achieving your goals.
Live your life so that as your bank resets for its final time, you will not have any regrets. Remember, 86,400 each day. So, how will you spend your time?