The days are long, full of opportunity to practice patience, focus, and will power.
Patience: the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset
Focus: the center of interest or activity
Willpower: control efforts to do something or restrain impulses
The years are short, full of opportunity to experience, reflect, and grow.
Experience: an event or occurrence that leaves an impression on someone
Reflect: think deeply or carefully about
Grow: become gradually or increasingly x
Be where your feet are. The days may feel long, but the years are short my friend.