Good Morning oh ye who Wait,
I read that the average human spends 50% of their time awake waiting. Somehow that doesn’t sound quite right.
Let’s do an analysis to see if this is anywhere near being feasible. We’ll devise a typical days timetable and by going through it item by item we can estimate how much time is spent waiting during each activity.
We must first however establish an agreed on definition of waiting - it will be easier than you think for I am the only one that is writing this and I am the only one that has to be in agreement.
My dictionary says ... waiting is the action of staying where one is or delaying action until a particular time or until something else happens ... sounds good ... I agree. I defined waiting to avoid confusion. The time you spend doing nothing like flying in an airplane, or riding in a car, is not considered waiting, nor is procrastination, they are all actions. It’s the delay of that action that is considered waiting.
Typical City Dwellers Day
So far this is on the right track. We’re one quarter (4 hrs) through a 16 hr awake day and we've spent 2 hours waiting. One half. I could go on, but this is proof enough for me. If we spend a third of our life sleeping and one half of the rest just waiting that means only one third of our life is spent living. Very inefficient.
What I plan to do is convert the waiting time to productive time (all I need is a little note book) While I’m doing nothing, like waiting. is when I have the most ideas. If I always have a notebook to write in (NOT A SMARTPHONE TABLET OR ANY OTHER ELECTRONICKAL DEVICE) my time spent waiting is not wasted. I’ll use my words and my made up picture language to write down those great ideas for use later. Now all my time can be spent working... Hold on, that doesn’t sound right either.
I think I’m gonna have to wait awhile before I post this one.
Sorry for the delay... see you tomorrow.
just say yes!
meet Andy Ward King, a professional musician and artist until a diagnosis of parkinons dsease at age 49 forced him into an early retirement., he now uses his music, his art along with the whimsical world he has created in this blog as therapy to ( as he puts it ) outsmart his brain and make the daily battles with parkinson’s a little bit easier, to give him that all important reason to get up on the morning, to make his life worth living. Andy has learned how to say NO to gving up \ NO to depression and apathy \ NO to following willingly the road of decline that stretches before him. he learned that to say no to all of these things all one has to do is say yes. Andy has learned to just say YES to life/\\