Contradicting wants: labor and relaxation.

At one point, wanting to fulfill your potential requires work, but you also want a peaceful and relaxed life, which -if misinterpreted- denies effort.

To satisfy both desires requires “work” and “not-work”: a seemingly impossible contradiction.

However, doing excellent work to meet your potential during half of the day generates fulfillment over the next half.

In a reinterpretation, we do not have to be totalizing; we can be granted relaxation and labor for ambition to fulfill both desires, but perhaps not simultaneously.

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