A host of factors, developments, and dynamics have made most industries more competitive than ever. As a result so many of us wonder whether there is still such a thing as work-life balance. We reached out to the community to hear perspectives on finding the right balance.

Brielle Mayberg Halbert | All Day Alba, Founder and Creative Director

When I first started out in 2018, I had one adorable baby and husband. The nanny arrived, I left home early, came back late afternoon, zonked and hungry. I just wanted to sit down to dinner and rest. Work was the last thing I wanted to talk about after a long day, even though my work is my passion. Family involvement was minimal in my work-routine, there was no ‘time,’ ‘energy’ or ‘need’ for it. Read more>>

Jakob Wandel | Photographer

Since I’ve been running my business / freelancing, work-life balance has been a huge challenge for me. Admittedly, the first 2 years there was no balance – it was all work. I have, however, discovered that finding the balance is crucial to a successful career, especially a career that blends passion and client work. Read more>>

Staci Morey | Licensed Clinical Social Worker

It can be incredibly challenging to find work life balance, especially as a parent! This is something I work on both personally and with my clients. When I first had my daughter, I was finding that the only time I really had to myself was driving to and from work. That’s not what we want! Read more>>

Ianthia Ferguson | Blogger, Influencer and Freelance TV Host

It feels like I’m on a never-ending balancing beam; one that stretches for miles, with no end in sight. Being a stay-at-home-work-from-home wife and mom; a content creator, a freelance journalist, a daughter, sister, friend; balancing work, life and home takes a lot of patience and tweaking. Read more>>

Thomas Hawes | Photographer

Learning how to work efficitently at a high intensity is just as important as taking an appropriate amount of time to relax and recharge. I ask myself questions like ” How can I do more with less” and “What actions are providing me with the highest ROI, in terms of enjoyement, fulfillemnt and growth,” I’ll proceed by doing those activities more often. This does require introspection, time and energy for the process to work, but it is essential. Read more>>