What’s the right balance between work and non-work time? The traditional 9-5 has slowly disappeared with the emails and zoom and texting going far beyond traditional business hours. We asked members of our community to share with us how they think about work-life balance.

KALVIN KOSHA | Recording Artist | Actor | Entrepreneur

I used to look for ways to fill my calendar. I had more time to spend on everything but the things I’d rather be doing. These days, after having launched a wine brand (Honeywater Moscato: @koshawines), becoming represented by a talent agency (Upward Artistry), maintaining a Marketing-Communications and Events firm (Do-WAP Agency, L.L.C.), a musical album, acting career, and registering Everything Kosha LLC, my calendar gets filled with opportunities without having to think about it. Often times, I have to force myself to remember that I have family and friends who deserve my time and attention. Read more>>

Gladys McMahan | Mom Blogger

My work life balance changed significantly after having my baby. Before my baby, I used to work 12+ hours a day and most weekends. After having my baby, I had the privilege to quit my job. I now work with my husband which enables me to be home with my baby and set my own work schedule. Read more>>

Ani Priego | Writer, Podcast Host and Producer

’ve learned that I could not achieve balance in my life f I did not set my priorities straight first. Of course, these have changed over time. Before starting my family and having kids, I considered work the number one priority, even before family or friends, but mainly myself. Being as passionate at my jobs as I have always been, it isn’t easy to set boundaries and think about recreation or sleep as essential things to do for my own wellbeing. Still, I have developed habits that can help me balance it out so that it works out for me. Read more>>