Work/life balance in my house is a constant discussion. Let’s just say, like everything else, it’s a practice.
Yes, as entrepreneurs, we have all this freedom in our day–which is amazing–but what that often means is that computers are still open at midnight, which is not cool.
We gotta walk the talk, right?
This has come up several times in the blog and I have dropped the ball repeatedly, I must admit.
For instance, Elisa has threatened to break up with me at least 107 times over my late night posting habit, the thing that often gets pushed to last minute.
She appreciates my commitment to my blog, but at the same time, and I get it, it’s my commitment to her that she’s after–especially with the big gay nuptials just around the corner.
I’m really into simplifying right now, as scary as that feels for me. I’m not sure how it happened, but somewhere along the way I got really addicted to content. And since it was all “healthy” content that I’m curating for my clients and blog, it’s fine, and not only fine, “important.”
Well, it has gotten to the point of crazy overconsumption and everything else is losing, including my creativity and even my relationship.
So, for starters, I just sifted through my entire email list using Unroll.me and UNSUBSCRIBED from 187 lists, including subscriptions (gulp) I read daily.
I am both terrified and relieved.
Balance is not an island in the middle of the Caribbean that any of us will ever reach, toes in the sand. It is simply a commitment, over, and over, and over, and over again, to reassess and prioritize what’s truly important.
I leave you with this: What’s your ideal picture of balance? Let me know and perhaps help a sister out;)