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.

Grant Holicky | Cycling and Triathlon Coach

Work life balance is a critical topic for entrepreneurs in that it is quite hard often to delineate between what is work and what is life. For me, as a coach and one whose business success is a product of being available to my athletes, work and the rest of my life have always bleeder together. I am almost always available via phone or email for my athletes and that can take me away from my family. Read more>>

Samantha Stuber | Therapist & Yoga Teacher

Throughout my life, and my journey to become a therapist, my work life balance has varied a lot. I deeply value my personal time, and having the space to fill my own cup is critical to the care I can provide my clients. Read more>>

Samuel Hawkins | Lyricist/Recording Artist – Lowdy Trail

My balance between work and life has changed drastically over time. When I first began I put my work over everything sometimes putting other things in life on stand by. What I realized is this helped me in my career but also put my life goals on hold and vice versa. Over time I learned that an even balance between both can equal an even outcome in both fields. For example I have to make sure my priorities are met in life first to make sure my career can succeed. Read more>>

Jennifer Doheney | Corporate Wellbeing Strategist and Founder of WELLOGA

Up until I was about 36 work-life balance was not a focus. As soon as I graduated from university I worked as hard as I needed to so I could move up the corporate ladder. My passion was my career and my focus was on buying a home on my own. As long as I had social time with friends on the weekend and weekday evening gym time I was happy and that was normal for many years. Read more>>

Madison Pisarchick | Photographer and Graphic Designer

I chose a creative career because there was not another option for me. Read more>>