A Heart Attack Survivor is Going Viral With His New Outlook To Life (and Work)
Photo Cred: Intermountain Healthcare

The 45-year-old businessman suffered a heart attack two weeks ago but realised something was not right in his life when his biggest concern at the time… was his work.

 

London, United Kingdom (02 May 2021) – Jonathan Frostick is going viral with a candid post he wrote after recently surviving a heart attack.

The 45-year-old businessman suffered a heart attack two weeks ago but realised something was not right in his life when his biggest concern at the time… was his work.

Frostick wrote a post that has been liked and shared more than 300,000 times with his new outlook and 6 points to his second chance at life.

Read his post below:

“So I had a heart attack. This is not how I planned my Sunday. It was pretty standard up to 4 pm: morning coffee, a trip to the local country park, a shopping trip and late lunch.

I sat down at my desk at 4 pm to prep for this week’s work. And then I couldn’t really breathe. My chest felt constrained; I had what I can only describe as surges in my left arm, my neck, my ears were popping.

I didn’t get a flash of light, my life race through my mind.

Instead, I had:

1. F**k I needed to meet with my manager tomorrow, this isn’t convenient
2. How do I secure the funding for X (work stuff)
3. Sh*t I haven’t updated my will
4. I hope my wife doesn’t find me dead

I got to the bedroom so I could lie down, and got the attention of my wife who phoned 999.

I’ve since made the following decisions whilst I’ve laid here, on the basis I don’t die:

1. I’m not spending all day on zoom anymore
2. I’m restructuring my approach to work
3. I’m really not going to be putting up with any s#%t at work ever again – life literally is too short
4. I’m losing 15kg
5. I want every day to count for something at work; else I’m changing my role
6. I want to spend more time with my family

And that, so far, is what near-death has taught me.”

Life is short and fewer Zoom meetings… an important lesson for all of us!

A Heart Attack Survivor is Going Viral With His New Outlook To Life (and Work)
Photo Cred: Jonathan Frostick LinkedIn

Sources: Jonathan Frostick LinkedIn Post 
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