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This is cool and all but a lot easier said than done. The author is in college where free time is in abundance. I'm not disparaging the principles but working a full time job, getting 8 hours of sleep, and exercising an hour every day isn't always possible...



Why not?

If you work 9 hours a day, exercise for an hour, commute for an hour, and sleep 8 hours, you're left with 5 hours every day.

Real-world tasks that fill those remaining 5 hours - Showering and getting dressed - Working overtime - Eating meals - Random errands and appointments - Shopping for food and preparing meals (could be off-loaded to the weekend)

It seems like you should be able to cram that stuff into 5 hours a day.

I think another factor the OP doesn't factor is time spent with a significant other. This varies from relationship to relationship, or family to family, but the expectations to spend time together can be quite high, and that can cut into personal productivity.


So, no parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, cousins, friends and others that may regularly need your help or just your company?




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