by Leoni Jesner · 01 Feb 2018 · 6 min read
I was stuck, stuck in my routine of working in nightlife and daydreaming about the life I really wanted. Coat check wasn't easy, in fact, it was hard and emotionally draining, but I could count on making money and so I stayed. Then one night, after a particularly hard day at work, I called a family meeting with my mother and sister and said it was time we took control of our lives.
Fulfilling responsibilities in your personal life is already complicated enough, but for entrepreneurs who never seem to clock in and out of work, finding the time and energy to devote to loved ones, while staying on top of work responsibilities, can elicit an overwhelming feeling of guilt that quickly deteriorates your mental health.
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