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



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