Opportunity Cost: the loss of potential gain from other alternatives when one alternative is chosen.

Every single day, our life is driven by opportunity costs of past, present, and future. While we’re not always conscious of it, opportunity costs are at the core of every decision that we make. Decisions themselves are quite literally the inflection point of opportunity where we choose one path over another.

The Opportunity of a Lifetime

Tim Urban has a fantastic blog: Wait But WhyEvery Sunday, Tim sends out one of his most popular old posts. This article from a few weeks ago stood out to me.

Your Life in Weeks. True to its name, this article included a calendar of “your life in weeks”. I decided to fill mine out through the present date.

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