Trying to Be Supermom Is a Recipe for Depression – The Top 10 Everything of 2011 – TIME

Humanly best is the goal, not unconditionally optimization. One point, though: you can be a perfectist like Steve Jobs if you have a team under your command. 

Struggling to be a supermom is not only an exercise in futility; it’s also a fast track to depression. Research that was heavily discussed in August found that working mothers who think they can perfectly and harmoniously balance work and home life are at greater risk for depression than women who know there’s no chance.

via Trying to Be Supermom Is a Recipe for Depression – The Top 10 Everything of 2011 – TIME.

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