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life’s too short

Posted by: Michelle    Tags:  , ,     Posted date:  October 28, 2012
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Today’s post is in memory of Randy Pausch, who has inspired and keeps inspiring so many people with “The Last Lecture”. Quoted from the Wikipedia, “This talk was modeled after an ongoing series of lectures where top academics are asked to think deeply about what matters to them, and then give a hypothetical “final talk,” i.e., “what wisdom would you try to impart to the world if you knew it was your last chance?” Doctors told Randy he would have three to six months to live. He gave this lecture about a month after he was told this.

 

I have come to think of all the things that we as a human race get hung up on. When what you should do is remember that life’s too short. Life’s too short to worry about the little things, whether it be who said what, an email you’ve sent, regrets. Life should be spent as much as you can with or about the things you hold dear. What will you leave behind? In our lives of chaos, I believe that with this comes time management. And after researching Randy Pausch, I discovered a great lecture he gave about time management that is worth watching twice. Watch it by clicking here.

 

In short, Randy Pausch was a remarkable man with courage most of us can’t even think of. He has moved me with his dedication to life and to his family. His story is heartwarming and his legacy will continue to inspire mankind, and most importantly to him, his children.

 

So fill in the blank, life’s too short to…


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