Our community is filled with hard-working, high achieving entrepreneurs and creatives and so work-life balance is a complicated, but highly relevant topic. We’ve shared some responses from the community about work life balance and how their views have evolved over time below.

Cathleen Daly | Blogger & Brand Consultant

I don’t know if it’s possible to always have perfect balance when it comes to work and life. I believe instead in seasons where some areas may be emphasized more than others. Read more>>

Megumi King | Content Creator

Finding the balance between working and relaxing can be difficult, especially if you struggle with building habits. I personally swing back and forth a lot between being obsessed with being as productive as possible, and completely slacking off. Read more>>

Gabrielle Mazar | Owner of Pilates Tempe & Destination Fitcations

Being an entrepreneur, your work life balance is always a little skewed. You have to set and define boundaries as to where work ends and your private life begins. In the beginning it is really difficult to set that boundary because you are trying to build and grow, so you tend to put yourself and relationships on the back burner. Read more>>

Emily Scott | Nature Artist & Senior Salesforce Project Manager

Ah yes, the ever-elusive ‘balance’. This has shifted dramatically for me over the years as I tried to figure out the magic recipe for health and happiness. I think it will continue to evolve as I grow in both of my careers as well. Read more>>

Julie Jones | Adventure & Breakthrough Coach and Transformational Speaker

This is a complex question for a number of reasons. First, I don’t believe in a work/life balance for several reasons. At any given time in life, you will be focused on a big dream, goal or idea. Any time that you are “all in” you will immediately go out of balance. Read more>>

Kristina Eddy | Design Consultant, Facings of America

Early in my career, I felt the pressure and need to prove myself and I was eager to work longer hours. The payoff in my mind was greater than the sacrifice of my personal time for a while. Read more>>

Kieng | Audio engineer

Anyone who knows me knows I work a lot, even when I’m not in the studio 9.9 times out of 10 I’m working. When I first started the studio I was also working a 9-5 (More like a 6-230) then i would hit the studio till midnight and do it all over again the next day so i never seen my family, Read more>>

Simon Cellard | Social Media Inflencer

This is a huge discussion of itself but I personally work full-time outside of my social media business which means this leaves me with running my pages, producing the content, posting, replying to people, managing brand deals, photoshoot and more on my off-time alone. Read more>>