The Shine to FIVE™ Method for Side Hustlers

The reason why you need to find Alignment, not Balance.

June 02, 2022 Christen N. James Episode 74
The Shine to FIVE™ Method for Side Hustlers
The reason why you need to find Alignment, not Balance.
Show Notes

“ALIGNMENT, to me, brings to mind harmony, support… one thing complementing the other. It makes me think of my values.”

- CJ


In this episode, I want to talk about one of the biggest myths circulating in the entrepreneurial world.


As busy entrepreneurs, we all DESERVE some rest and relaxation, but somehow we still wind up struggling to get everything done so that we can actually schedule time off…


…in other words, we are all trying to find Balance!


The truth is that there is really no such thing as balance. Life will never, ever run out of curveballs, which means that there is no way to remain in a static state of balance. Every time you think that you’ve found balance, what happens? That’s right, the pendulum swings and you’re thrown off-kilter again! Plus, what looks like “balance” to one entrepreneur won’t work for another. We all have different needs when it comes to our time.


Balance is a myth. What you should really be trying to find is ALIGNMENT.


Finding alignment in your life can help you to reach your most desirable results personally and professionally, whatever that looks like for you! You can think of alignment as creating a line between where you are now and where you want to be — press play now and get ready to start mapping out your path!


In this episode of The Shine to FIVE™ Method with CJ, you’ll discover: 

  • The major differences between finding Balance and finding Alignment 
  • How the language we use can start to shift our mindsets 
  • The questions you should be asking yourself in order to find alignment 


Highlights:‌ ‌

00:55  Intro

01:57  No such thing as balance

02:47  What is alignment?

05:04  Flow and harmony

06:34  Mindset shifts

07:24  Questions to ask yourself

08:22  Putting it all together

10:38  Outro


---  

Links:


The Shine to FIVE Movement™

https://www.christennjames.com/the-shine-to-five-movement   

 ‌_________________________________________________


Have you been thinking about taking the leap from your 9to5 for 2022? Join our mailing list (we never EVER get spammy) and get a FREE Transition Checklist when you click here.


CJ is always just a click away if you'd like to chat privately (for only 15 mins) about the next steps in your journey from

Links:
How is your quarterly planning going? Need some guidance on how to plan out a quarter that gets rid of all the mental clutter so that you can easily STEP INTO ACTION? Grab this freebie A simple Strategy for a SUCCESSFUL Quarter when you join my mailing list. Oh, and we never EVER get spammy.

Thinking about starting a podcast but overwhelmed by the entire idea? INTRODUCING From Idea to Launch Podcast Coaching Package! It will help you shift your Mindset so you stop making excuses; get OUT of your way and onto the mic as a Podcaster! Let's make 2023 THE year, shall we?

I am ALWAYS just a click away and ready to chat with you about the next steps in your journey from employee to ENTREPRENEUR. If it feels like a fit for what you need, you can ask about the 3D Exit Strategy™; it sets you up with a detailed action plan to help you grow your side-biz AND shift your Employee Mindset, so you can confidently leave your 9to5!

Have a Sparkling Day!