Does 'work life balance' really exist?

I’ve been called a workaholic in the past but now I’m the opposite. I work 2 days (tops) a week and I really love what I do. It is true what they say… When you love what you do, you never work a day in your life.

So does work-life balance exist? Yes, it does, because it's a choice.

I’m not stressed by my work. I’m not overwhelmed with my to-do list. I earn enough. Side note, if you haven’t thought about it lately, what does ‘enough’ mean to you? I clock on when I want and clock off when I need to. My inbox isn’t an overflowing mess. I get to pick and choose the beautiful clients I work with because we align - not because I’m desperate for the money. Things flow and move in the right direction and I don’t agonise over what I’m doing next to survive.

Things feel really right. But don’t be fooled, they haven’t always.

Five years ago, I was a mess in business. I was so stressed and stretched and overwhelmed that my body started to shut down. When I was laying on a bed with a heart monitor attached to me looking at stark white hospital walls wondering WTF was happening to my body, I realised it was stress, and I realised I had to change things.

So I did.

I changed a lot. My work. My strategy. The way I approached every little thing in business. I overhauled the way I worked and I started working smarter - not harder.

And it changed my life.

Want to know what I did? I created a better strategy for myself, and now I'm sharing it so I can help you too. Running a slow fashion business should bring you joy, not stress, and I want you show you that it is possible to make enough, have enough, do enough, run a business you love, and enjoy life while you're at it.

Check out my solution here.

Claire x

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I spent my first five years in business stressed and in debt.

If you're feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or if you're not making enough sales to survive, you're not alone. I've been there.

I was exhausted and I wanted to quit.

Then I worked out a strategy that dramatically changed my business, increased my sales, and saved me time. I want to share it with you!


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