What Are You Doing With Your Life? The Tail End

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Wrapping your mind around your life is pretty hard, because you are up to your neck in it. It's like trying to understand the ocean while learning how to swim. On most days you are busy just keeping your head above water. So it is not easy to figure out what to do with your life and how to spend your time.

There are a million distractions. Your family, friends and romantic partners, boring work, and exciting projects. Video games to play and books to read. And then there is your couch that somebody needs to lie on. It’s easy to get lost. So let us take a step back and take a look at your life from the outside.

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  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    29 napja

    The script was inspired by an old article from my friend Tim Urban, who runs “Wait but Why”, the best blog on the internet, make sure to check it out. waitbutwhy.com It’s so easy to get lost in your daily life: there are so many “urgent” and “annoying” things that you forget that actually every day is special, sort of. And even more so the days we have with friends and family. I know watching a video like this can hit pretty hard. But at least for me, the message it tries to convey does make me actually change my behavior. Reprioritize things. You know. Hope it had a similar effect for some of you. Also, if you want to track how many weeks off your life you have left or get a new perspective on this stuff, we’ve made a few posters you can check out. Getting something from our shop is the best way to support our channel. kgs.link/N3Ksfqvp In any case, call someone you haven’t called in a while today. And thank you for watching. - Philipp

    1. 햄스터햝짝햝짝
      6 órája

      한국어 자막도 부탁드려요 ㅠㅠ,,,

    2. Psycho1416

      This is the most depressing video I've seen in years although it's one of the best ever. So please guys,reply to me,what are you doing with your life?

    3. cyrus jyrell cartoons
      cyrus jyrell cartoons
      3 napja

      I totally love this channel im a totally fan if this i hope you get more money for your videos I'm a supreme fan of this channel!!!

    4. CC Gaming
      CC Gaming
      4 napja


    5. GoldenPlayRoblox
      5 napja

      What the heck?? The average kurzgesagt viewer is 25???? I stated watching kurzgesagt when I was 12-13 Jesus I am on a different level.

  2. Suramya Gupta
    Suramya Gupta
    25 perccel

    i didnt come here to get depressed

  3. Zokerino

    Almost made me cry :( *great video tho*

  4. Brianna Leigh
    Brianna Leigh

    as always, thank you for the existential crisis

  5. BRzbazzanx

    Dead heart and dead brain. Older dead.

  6. BRzbazzanx

    Damn don't dead old human. 😥

  7. Hài Lòng Không
    Hài Lòng Không
    2 órája

    kurzgesagt started out as a prospect channel and the tragedy is it get what it want. Now there is nothing to do anymore except posting meaningless video and let the ignorant and rubbish comments take over.

  8. JackJuggernaut
    2 órája

    I didn’t learn anything new. I feel like y’all are just tryna give me anxiety and then pretend that you’re doing a good thing by calming me down or enlightening me afterward. Existential dread will hit us regardless, so maybe it’s better to let us cope and not draw our minds to it unnecessarily. Y’all are selling the disease and the cure at the same time.

  9. Tux
    2 órája


  10. Tsz Ching Cheung
    Tsz Ching Cheung
    3 órája

    “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” - a wise person

  11. Tsz Ching Cheung
    Tsz Ching Cheung
    3 órája

    This made me so much more emotional than I expected. 🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺

  12. Çağdaş Şahin
    Çağdaş Şahin
    3 órája

    I haven’t any time 😒.I wish TIMEEE !!!

  13. Jhon Sebastian CANDIA GRIMALDO
    Jhon Sebastian CANDIA GRIMALDO
    3 órája

    I'm 25 and I'm already believe I wasted all this time. Thnks for the video.

  14. CKT
    3 órája

    the people who live in Greece on a Greek island I don't remember the name almost all the people who live on the island live 100 years

  15. Flavio Maia
    Flavio Maia
    3 órája

    Beautiful video. Congrats.

  16. James Hodgkinson
    James Hodgkinson
    3 órája

    PSA, guys: maybe avoid this one if you're having a down day... you won't feel too bouncy afterwards

  17. Pelle Peanut Fischer Dichmann
    Pelle Peanut Fischer Dichmann
    3 órája

    I give people Newspapers and My dad gives ads to help me and when i don't need help with it he goes and then i give Them alone. hes still going to live... I Hope. and i'm only 13

  18. Flavio Maia
    Flavio Maia
    3 órája

    In Brazil the videos isn't free, there are ad yet.

  19. Speedwagon Foundation
    Speedwagon Foundation
    5 órája

    Well...guess ill die now🤷‍♂️

  20. iann parsons
    iann parsons
    5 órája

    I love you Kurzgesagt

  21. Hrishikesh Patil
    Hrishikesh Patil
    5 órája

    Are you watching while lying on a coach.. !? 😄

  22. 햄스터햝짝햝짝
    6 órája

    한국어 자막도 부탁드려요 ㅠㅠ,,,

  23. qopoy dnon
    qopoy dnon
    9 órája

    "What are you doing with your life?" Playing video games for all of my free time and wanting to die. Thanks for checking in though

  24. IC
    9 órája

    Video, that created by my mom. "FIND NORMAL WORK, NOW!!!"

    1. qopoy dnon
      qopoy dnon
      9 órája

      3:11 Bottle with vodka Me: СОЮЗ НЕРУШИМЫЙ РЕСПУБЛИК СВОБОДНЫХ

  25. TGS m
    TGS m
    9 órája

    thanks for ANOTHER EXISTENTIAL crisis

  26. Shreedhar Gangwar
    Shreedhar Gangwar
    9 órája

    HUfrom : psss , hey kid do you want some depressing candy rolled in wrapper of existential crisis Me : No sorry not into that. HUfrom : It has colorful cheerful animations. Me : Yes please!

  27. Sam
    10 órája

    Holy shit, I do have to finish painting my warhammer minis

  28. Samat Omar
    Samat Omar
    10 órája

    I know that this comment is gonna get lost in tons of other comments, but I just wanna disappear & become smthing like a ghost in order to be just a spectator

  29. Your Average Everyday Blood Angel
    Your Average Everyday Blood Angel
    12 órája

    Fear not death for it is nature's intent, instead fear a death devoid of purpose.

  30. mel
    13 órája

    [cue existential crisis and panic]

  31. 夏義喆
    13 órája

    Good stuff

  32. Elliot Slade
    Elliot Slade
    13 órája

    well just had a panic attack watching this

  33. AN HAN
    AN HAN
    13 órája

    well that's depressing and motivating at same time.

  34. {[Insert name Here]}
    {[Insert name Here]}
    14 órája

    All of these videos are giving me an existential crisis but I can’t stop watching them.

  35. imaginative creations
    imaginative creations
    14 órája

    Universe created.. atoms started combining.. and started creating a complex system, life origin started.. finally bunch of atoms got consciousness. . And they start thinking about survival, they started killing other living things, cutting tress , murdering people's, defending opponents, just to earn more and spend better life on earth.. meanwhile earth left the chat and universe apologies for his mistake (giving consciousness to stupid people's)

  36. jacky mai
    jacky mai
    14 órája

    The childlike agreement serendipitously wipe because advertisement electronmicroscopically tease against a fascinated border. venomous, frantic soy

  37. jake h
    jake h
    14 órája

    I honestly don’t understand why people say this is depressing. I tend to find it more frustrating than anything, knowing no one is thinking about this and just wasting insanely precious time focusing on absolute nonsense. Including myself a lot of the time. This should be focused on and contemplated a lot more in society. Hopefully help re-prioritize what we’re doing, elevate our collective consciousness and take full advantage of the miracle we’re given.

  38. Torched nail
    Torched nail
    15 órája

    Lifes a rollercoaster

  39. Kitty Craft0
    Kitty Craft0
    15 órája

    4:38 my grandfather fell from a ladder and lived

  40. Эдуард Шторм
    Эдуард Шторм
    16 órája


  41. Adal Ortiz
    Adal Ortiz
    18 órája

    I chose to watch this video in order to make me feel better about my existential crisis, not to make it worse.

  42. Erny 2000
    Erny 2000
    18 órája

    that sh*t is depressing ngl

  43. tensaeinretrograde
    18 órája

    I know a girl with the calendar of your life. She doing really well. I think I would have a crisis everyday though.

  44. mara
    19 órája

    its too late to live might as well not thanks kurzgesagt

  45. Freaky Styley
    Freaky Styley
    20 órája

    Ok I want to cry alone in the corner of a cold dark room

  46. Sahana Bangalore
    Sahana Bangalore
    20 órája

    This is a good example of a Racist view without realising it or stating it, many of the assumptions here are restricted to the western world which is a significant minority of the population but that significant majority of the economy which steals its well being from the rest of the world in every possible way, be it economic, social status or earth. You say people won't see their parents, do you realise that most Asians live with their parents for almost their entire life. Please consider the world before making over-arching statements about life itself, don't be blinded by your limited knowledge of life around you and generalise it for the entire world.

  47. the goverment aka. PAY THE BILLS
    the goverment aka. PAY THE BILLS
    20 órája

    life is very short.

  48. Monkey d. Karaya Son Goku
    Monkey d. Karaya Son Goku
    20 órája

    I've thought about this. A lot. Very deeply.

  49. devilbitez
    20 órája

    time to cry 😭

  50. Fawad Jawed
    Fawad Jawed
    20 órája

    Thanks for a info

  51. Kian Ramlall
    Kian Ramlall
    20 órája


  52. ShawtyyKagami
    21 órája

    Not me thinking about life..

  53. Nero Frost
    Nero Frost
    21 órája

    Can you tell us about the ( scp-053 ) in the next video please?!

  54. Varzache
    22 órája

    Honestly life is just becoming too much rn I don’t enjoy the things I used to love idk I just can’t really cope anymore I have panic attacks daily about the chance of me dying at any time or any second I’m jealous of people who can believe in a religion to distract themselves from worry but I’m just scared and the fact time is getting quicker and quicker everyday hurts can’t the fact I can’t do anything to change it just breaks me idk why I’m typing this here I just need an outlet and this seemed like the right place as it’s the same topic

  55. Shmluh
    22 órája

    The stylized still of Sekiro at Senpou Temple with the words "Maybr you are not doing any of that" is making me feel super called out... I just reached Mibu village...

  56. Rgft thg hiitchif Tfbhu
    Rgft thg hiitchif Tfbhu
    22 órája

    Thanks for the reminder that one day I will die

  57. Dutch Blades
    Dutch Blades
    22 órája

    Ah yes, animated depression fuel.

  58. tylko

    After watching this video: "I'm actually motivated to do something now." Next day: *laying in bed watching youtube videos all day long*

  59. bcvbb hyui
    bcvbb hyui

    "What are you doing with your life?" Playing video games for all of my free time and wanting to die. Thanks for checking in though

    1. bcvbb hyui
      bcvbb hyui

      aye bruh what the fuck was this video, why you make me depressed for 8 minutes then give 5 words to motivate me

  60. beatjunkybg

    So I just spent 2 dots on a dumb project for my boss.... Thank you for the depression Kurzgesagt LOL

  61. Lionel Polanski
    Lionel Polanski

    The illusionist’s finest trick is to convince you that he doesn’t exist.

  62. Purrfect

    “Huh, I feel like I’ve wasted my life in quarantine. I’m sure Kurzgesagt has a good perspective on this to make me feel better!” Mistakes were made. 😭

  63. Patrick Garcia
    Patrick Garcia

    The creepy chard phenotypically rush because tune comparatively untidy behind a wistful lake. picayune, aback raincoat

  64. PERCY

    Thanks for the monthly dose of existential dread.

  65. Nyarlathotep

    Watching this video

  66. VeryElevated

    Video that touches the soul

  67. I’m Ricky 00
    I’m Ricky 00

    Dread of existence is too much to handle. I wish I was never born.

  68. Pottrr

    Yeah thats a great question Kurzgesagt

  69. Sasha Pokhvalin
    Sasha Pokhvalin

    Amazing video! Really puts some things into perspective. I think I'll rewatch it once a month just to stay on track :) Also, any plans for adding Russian subtitles any time soon? Pleeeeaaaase :)

  70. spencer

    I mean. u porbaly need to do stuff u like. but not to much gaming

  71. spencer

    What am i doing with my life: Watsing it with games

  72. Gamer Pro
    Gamer Pro

    Not gonna lie, watching this made me feel more depressed. I know Im too fragile and i dont like it but i cant help it. Chit!

  73. Dynamicks

    This video made me depressed, shouldnt even watch it

  74. Jacq Qulen
    Jacq Qulen

    I felt weirdly empty. Hopeless and I feel like running out of time then I watch this video. Summarise everything perfectly.

  75. Kristine

    Oh how I miss the Hippie era. What a boring much too calculated lifestyle this is. Flower Power you can’t calculate in advance is what I am looking for. You still have to wonder how many daysies the garden will have next year 💐✨💐… and of course 🕊🤍🦢.

  76. insight

    aye bruh what the fuck was this video, why you make me depressed for 8 minutes then give 5 words to motivate me

  77. GenericWall

    i never felt so many emotions in this video 😓

  78. Anamika Nath
    Anamika Nath

    I feel strange after watching this because i never thought about living upto 100 or enjoying life fully. I have my expectations about what to do in my future and what not but most of the time i just don't know what i want to do and i actually don't care What I want to do most is probably live according to me so these kinds of thing make me anxious and overthinking a lot

  79. Kenton

    God doesn't play dice.

  80. asdfer - #StopMinecraftMigration
    asdfer - #StopMinecraftMigration

    hey guys i just edited a wikipedia article i just made this world a better place

  81. R Jack
    R Jack


  82. The Dude
    The Dude

    Good to know I'll be working for 2,000 weeks I can make a calander

  83. Antichrys

    I didn't choose to exist. Might as well enjoy it.

  84. Daryl Abarca
    Daryl Abarca

    Those calendars are amazing!

  85. 131 Uday Gawande
    131 Uday Gawande

    Wow .. never noticed how much time I am having and how foolishly I am spending it. But now I will spend it wisely : )

  86. MainDepth

    The most freedom a human has is when they are a child. I wish i more that earlier

  87. Obireh Efetobore
    Obireh Efetobore

    0:50 my eyes wide open when I hear my age

  88. CSEugene4

    Trying to keep this land rover running for a few more months

  89. HeatRaver

    Well now, I feel a little depressed after watching this video, haha

  90. Nikita Evdokimov
    Nikita Evdokimov

    Reminds how little we are in terms of space and time and how little time we got to enjoy and do so many things that world and nature gives us

  91. ramon plutarque
    ramon plutarque

    Wtf Kurzgesagt

  92. Hellion Shark
    Hellion Shark

    No matter how many weeks you give me up there, 5200, 50200 It doesn't matter - will always be a loser. The longer I live, the more I just want to kill myself and be done with this shit. I've seen what my life has to offer - it's bullshit. Why would I do all this shit - it's all pointless. Whether I die today or tomorrow or 50 years from now, the only difference is I will consume more entertainment media better people than I had created. All I do is live for other people who think they will miss me and see myself as something temporary. So what if I do hobbies, man - It's all I do, I still have no life - If my entire existence was erased, nothing would change for people. All that awaits me is corporate slavery, deterioration of my body and mind, and if I am fortunate death before I am bedridden or can't remember how to wipe my own ass. In the meantime my parents will die, some of my friends maybe, if they haven't abandoned me already, and the overall situation in the world is just gonna get worse. Then it will be my turn - probably with no one to even handle my funeral and with no trace left behind. Maybe a neighbor will find my dead body when it starts stinking too much. But I don't care, cause finally I will be free. Finally, there will be some fucking silence. people are scared of the nothingness of death, but it's so ridiculously tempting for me. I kinda wish I was one of the people covid ended so I wouldn't have to do the work myself. It's not death that scares me, it's how much torture it will be to get there. Fuck life. When I think of my future, I imagine a grandma putting a bullet through her head wishing she did it sooner. Every story needs someone to lose so others can win. It's about time some of us realize we aren't the fucking main character. We are barely even in the fucking movie. Don't throw hobbies my way thinking you can band-aid a sinking boat. Warhammer figures cannot fix a broken brain. Or a broken world. What matters to me? What's the point in even wondering when I am never gonna get more than this shit anyway.

  93. Ygor Souza
    Ygor Souza

    Guys, you got me thinking about how beautiful this whole trip we call life is. I type this with teary eyes and a deep feeling of thankfulness towards your work.

  94. Sookdeo Ramcharan
    Sookdeo Ramcharan

    25 I am only 9

  95. HaidarGz

    Playing games and I’m happy with that

  96. DJ FreezeRay
    DJ FreezeRay

    Nobody: The title of this video: *What Are You Doing With Your Life?*

  97. Benny

    Man this hits hard…

  98. Guillaume Belanger
    Guillaume Belanger

    Man I've waited for a whole month to watch this video because I was anxious that it made me feel depressed. I'm glad I finally did it :) Thank you for the great work

  99. ADI VAI

    please make a video about time...

  100. James Gyoke
    James Gyoke

    people in third world be like: um, okay?