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?

Melanie Eischeid | Project Manager & Entrepreneur

I want to answer this question by putting the utmost emphasis and importance on the intentionality of how one spends their time. As someone who struggles with mental health, I have gone through a number of highs and lows through my adult life, and one thing that always seems to be a constant through my good times, is the manner in which I am able to be intentional with my time and my desire to use my time to grow, whether personally or professionally. Read more>>

Shelby Bartrug | Virtual Assistant for Coaches

When I first started my Virtual Assistant business, I was still working a full time job. I was squeezing in work for my clients whenever and wherever I could. While getting ready for my 9-5, during my lunch break, from the moment I got off work until I couldn’t keep my eyes open any longer and the entire weekend. So essentially I had zero work life balance at that point. Once I made the decision to quit my 9-5 and work on my own business full time, I knew that my ways needed to change in order to avoid getting burnt out. Read more>>

Victoria Makanjuola | Digital Creator, Blogger & Podcast Host

I feel like the line between balancing work and life has blurred significantly since the pandemic started. I’ve worked remotely for almost two years and it’s pretty much the same as my everyday life. I’m doing a better job of carving out time just for ME. This means deep work for at least 4 hours on my to-do list, whether on a specific day of the week or on the weekends. I think balance is necessary with so many outside distractions. Moving forward, I seek to create more of a balance with the work I do professionally and the work I do creatively. There’s a quote on my wall that says- “Make Your Passion Your Paycheck.” Read more>>