Our lives are increasingly quantified. From the amount in your bank account, to the average speed of your most recent run, to the grades on your annual performance review, it can feel like there's a number assigned to everything.
So the question becomes: Which of these numbers do you spend most of your time trying to change? Are those numbers the most important ones?
And how do you really measure a life?
Maya Angelou had a clear answer to that question: "Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."
Perhaps the most vital things in life can't be quantified at all.