The Coronavirus has given many us an opportunity to pause and think about life, our purpose, and even the right work life balance. What’s your perspective and has it changed over time?
Sohil | Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist, Producer
I think balance is mega important for people who get obsessed with their craft. However, I think it all comes down to how well you know yourself. If you’re the type of person that loves working on music 8 hours straight, into the night, and sleep at 4am…then more power to you. I am not one of those people. One thing I do to push myself is to make sure I do something music-related every day, but I don’t beat myself up if I am not constantly making crazy progress constantly. Read more>>
Melynda Lopez | Intuitive Guide, Akashic Record Healer, and RN, MSN
In the past my obligations felt so overwhelming. Being a mother of 4, being a wife, being a nurse especially in the pandemic, and also an entrepreneur. It was always I need to find balance except I would just over work and self sacrifice until my body forced me to rest with an illness or unexpected event. Now I think of balance as life. There is no balance in a sense. These are all different parts of my reality that need my attention, but me, my body, my mental health, my energy need the attention first, and then I can attend to all the other needs. It become easier. Read more>>
Ryan Woldt | Writer & Podcaster
For starters, I occasionally think about work-life balance now. More shocking, I sometimes set work aside to take a few hours for myself. Earlier versions of myself pushed physically, emotionally, and mentally as hard as possible. I tend to want to do everything and commit to everything. It would be a rare moment in the history of my working life where I wasn’t working multiple jobs or, at the very least, a full-time job and several side hustles. Read more>>