People quite often tend to underestimate things. For example, most people would say the world has become more and more dangerous over time. But this couldn’t be farther from the truth. It may seem to be dangerous because online media allows us to hear about things happening all over the world but it is statistically more peaceful than it has ever been in history. These are 25 things that a lot of people tend to underestimate.
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How hard other people work
It always looks easy when somebody else is doing it. Especially if they’re good at their job
People who don’t speak their language very well
We usually equate fluency with intelligence, so it’s easy to see why we would underestimate people who don’t speak English fluently.
It seems peaceful and tranquil, and it can be. But it is also very powerful and merciless, and it claims numerous lives every year. At least use the buddy system.
How long it takes to lose weight or get stronger
So you decided to quit going to the gym after 2 weeks because you didn’t see any progress? It takes at least 4 weeks of consistent and challenging gym time for others to take notice and 8 weeks for you to realize anything is different.
How expensive it is to move out of your parents place
Turns out that you need mom and dad after all huh?