How to Optimize Your Life | NYT Opinion

In the above video, we’ll show you how to optimize*. . .or make yourself crazy trying.

After all, you’ve only got — on average — 78.53 years on this planet, total. And you’re likely already spending a precious 5 hours each day on email, not to mention the time spent waiting in line or stuck in transit.

But what if there were ways to make more time out of time?

Luckily, there are. Like the hundreds of meal prep options to save you the time it takes to choose vegetables. And the ability to listen to thousands of podcasts at triple speed. Even your phone can double as a light switch. Or a therapist.

William Penn once said, “time is what we want most, but use worst.”

But Penn knew nothing about optimizing.

*Happiness not guaranteed.

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