Great writeup, you’re only missing Total Commander yet — the swiss army knife of explorer alternatives :)
Helps a great deal navigating around folders, drives, renaming things, batch processing, file conversion and then some.
Being a former level-designer for games definetely helped me a great to deal with everything UX related. It’s kinda the same discipline. Additionally you learn to deal with a lot of abstract and complex concepts like physics and their impact on the actual gameplay.
I fully understand the point you’re making here. They shouldn’t be competing. As such I dislike the terminology work vs life. It starts to make much more sense for me to think about time vs health balance.
No matter if we perceive it in a positive or negative way, work probably occupies the most time in our lives. The stress…
Perhaps instead of doggedly searching or aimlessly falling, we just get to better know the people around us.
How about getting to know and deeply accept yourself and your idiosyncracies first? Before blaming others for not giving us the things we can’t give ourselves. That’s where the ships keep sinking.