A new recipe for life stages

Get on stage

  1. School stage: Students do not have a lot of money during this stage. They live in small student rooms. There they learn a lot, but also have no idea what working means when they finish.
  2. Work stage: Working people are in their healthiest phase of their life. Still, they often get overworked and do not have a lot of free time.
  3. Retirement stage: Retired persons have on the other hand a lot of free time. When their retirement starts they often have no idea what to do with it. As they get older, they become physically and mentally weaker. They have time, but not the body and mind to do a lot.

Life stages and life expectancy

Counter reactions

  1. School stage: Team assignments, internships, startups, intermediary years.
  2. Working stage: Evening school, courses, switching branches, part-time job, sabbaticals.
  3. Retirees: Voluntary jobs, travel, hobbies.

Mixing life

Some ideas:

  • A bachelor study is 6 years long instead of 3. Working in a related field should start at the second year. We start with real assignments for real money. Students start learning 4 days a week. In the second year it goes down to 3 days a week with 2 days work. In the other days they will work and have real money. There is a transition from school to work.
  • When working 2 years everyone has the right for a 1-year retirement and three year basic income with coaching for startups.
  • After school there is a period with 4 days working (28 hours a week). This gives more time for family and other hobbies.
  • Every 5 years of work there is a year with 3 days work and 1-day school and a sabbatical of three months.
  • From 55 we get 3 days free days extra and work 3 days a week.
  • From 65 five we work 2 days a week. This can also be voluntary jobs. At 70, you can retire completely. You can have basic income, but work further if you like.

Conclusion

We Learn all our life.

We work all our life.

We retire all our life.

We live all our life.

--

--

--

Blogs on tech & society.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

3 Reasons to Keep Smiling Through Your Grief

Counting Calories — the Ugly Trip to Beauty

How I Journal Everyday and You Can Too?

A Poem For Small Things

How i won the overthinking battle and stopped stalking my boyfriend’s Instagram

“Focus and Finish”

Let Your Life Speak

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
ski n

ski n

Blogs on tech & society.

More from Medium

The structures that shape us, make us

Daily Goals are the Secret to Living Your Best Life. Here’s Why.

how to set daily goals

I have 350 tabs open, and I can’t fix it

I Have Accepted That Things Will Never Go Back to “Normal” and You Should Too