02 Dec '14, 2pm

Don't let other people's expectations get you down. "Having it all" can mean whatever you want.

Don't let other people's expectations get you down. "Having it all" can mean whatever you want.

Posted by Michelle Phan on December 2, 2014 at 4:00 am As 2014 comes to a close, I look back on everything I’ve accomplished and all those things I have yet to do. The conversation about what we as women should aspire to be in our careers and families is no new one. Am I doing enough? is a question on almost every twenty- or thirty-something’s mind. More than ever, as women, we can choose what path is right for us. It’s not just about a work/life balance, but being able to conquer anything and everything we set our minds to. But is it becoming too much? Has the dream of “having it all” gone from an aspiration to a requirement? These days, we face all sorts of pressures from trying to get into a good college (sometimes without personally addressing the “why”), to entering a relationship (and everyone wants to know whether wedding bells are in the near future) and beyond. So...

Full article: http://michellephan.com/the-have-it-all-mentality-career-...

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