You’ll Never Achieve Work-Life Balance, And That’s Awesome

There’s no such thing as work-life balance. It simply doesn’t exist. This short film from The School of Life explains why that is—and why that’s great:

Our brains are not designed or evolved to be maximally efficient at any one thing…. The price we pay for being generalists is that we’ll be less good at any one of the many activities we perform than someone who did only one thing their whole life long….
We should realize that our less than completely optimal performance is down to one very understandable thing: that we’ve chosen breadth and variety over total focus and narrow perfection. And that’s a very wise choice….

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