While I strongly agree with letting go of things like toxic people, doubt, regret, and the “I wish” mindset, I don’t think you should have to sacrifice things like social media, hanging out with friends, netflix, and things like that.

In entrepreneurship, it is super important to find a balance. When you work for yourself, it is extremely easy to work all the time and let the business consume you. Having a balance and stopping working late and leaving the house are all important to being a regular, normal human being.

I am definitely a victim of overworking, because I love what I do and I want my business to be a success, but I also find I can actually be LESS successful if I isolate myself and stop remembering to do other things I enjoy, like watching TV, reading a good book, leaving the house, seeing friends, etc.

It should be more that you should let go of things like regret and toxic people, and the rest is great in moderation. Enjoy your life, but don’t let the non-work things overtake all the work things.

Entrepreneur, writer, editor, book coach, cat lover, weirdo, optimist. Author of “Write. Get Paid. Repeat.” & “Concept to Conclusion.” jyssicaschwartz.com

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