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S02 Episode 9: How do you make time for your personal life?

If you do create your own things it's really easy to let it take up all of your free time. But you don't want to do it at the expense of enjoying life, family or friends. There has to be a balance, but when you're in charge of yourself how do you manage that?

So my question this week is:
How do you make time for your personal life?

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If you create things in your spare time, you've probably thought about trying to do it for a living or maybe you're just trying to get the guts to put it out there for the first time.

So what would it take to follow through and actually do it?

To help understand what it's like, listen to what these local creatives say about what they do.

Here's a list of the places I talk to in each episode.
Each week I ask one question and find out where the conversation takes us, to learn more about how these people decided to take their process one step further.

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