What’s the right balance between work and non-work time? The traditional 9-5 has slowly disappeared with the emails and zoom and texting going far beyond traditional business hours. We asked members of our community to share with us how they think about work-life balance.

Cassandra Borjon | Attorney, Owner of Law Office of Cassandra Borjon, APC, and Spiritual Intuitive, Owner of Love Alchemy by Cassandra

My work life balance has vastly improved since starting my own business. Autonomy and work life balance were the main reasons I started my business. I’m very passionate about the work I do but I’m also recognizant that I am most productive when I have a work life balance. I’m also conscious of when I’m most productive and when I’m not and my style did not fit the typical 9-5 pm mold. Overall, work life balance is extremely important. Read more>>

Andrew Everett | Founder of GreenSpot Urban

In my 20s, passion wasn’t a driving factor in finding my first couple of jobs after college. I was more interested in resume building and didn’t think much of giving 40+ hours to a company with a mission I wasn’t over the moon for. In 2015 I started working for a real estate marketing firm with only one other employee and quickly found out just how unbalanced work and life can really be. I was basically working seven days a week to keep the business moving; weekends constantly punctuated with stressful interruptions. Read more>>

Vinnie Vibez | Recording Artist & Creator

There’s so much to be said about balance. It’s everything. As creatives, our brains are wired to automatically develop new ideas wether we intend to or not. Even against our own will at times. Although the overstimulation in our brains usually tends to lead to a new idea or creative project, it be can be extremely tolling on ones mental health. What do you do when it’s time to relax? Is relax really a thing for us? Read more>>

Jaime O’Shea | Health Coach

Team Flawless Bodies is all about life balance. As a full time mom of three, bodybuilding competitor, and sole operator of my own coaching business- finding balance in my life is something I strive for daily. I’ve built my online coaching services alongside my personal training business from the ground up while working as a full time elementary school teacher with 3 kids ages 1-7 years old. Talk about a challenge !! Read more>>