How Living With a Death Clock Has Changed Me — and How It Can Change You Too

Learning how to live by learning how to die.

Brent Stoller
Mar 1, 2018 · 5 min read
Photo by Andy Kerr on Unsplash

You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think.

— Marcus Aurelius

Are you lacking a sense of urgency and purpose?

TRANSCRIPT:

Learning How to Live by Learning How to Die

Lesson 1: There Was an Immediate Shift in Urgency

For the first time, maybe ever, I had a sense of urgency.

Lesson 2: I Don’t Have THAT Much Time Left

Oct. 2, 2054.

Lesson 3: My Priorities Were (Way) Out of Whack

More and more, before diving headfirst into a mindless activity, I’ve found myself asking, “What’s the best use of my time?”

Lesson 4: This Isn’t for Everyone — and That’s OK

But when it comes to the countdown clock, we are worlds apart.

Not Getting What You Want Out of Your Life?

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