Don’t fall for the idea “You should do it all”

2 min readFeb 7, 2022
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The idea that we can have it all and do it all is not new. This myth has been peddled for so long, and virtually everyone alive today is infected with it. It is sold in advertising. It is championed in corporations. It is embedded in job descriptions that provide huge lists of required skills and experience as standard. It is embedded in university applications that require dozens of extracurricular…