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Industry life | the thin line between working and over-working

When in the industry you are pretty much on the clock 24/7. Every place you go, every person you meet could be a connect, a venue, etc.. Dinner with friends, sporting events and even a trip to the mall could lead to a meeting, networking, a gig, a check..
While all of this is great and important it can sometimes get exhausting because no matter how much you know you need to separate it sometimes, reality is you can't. Not like a normal person can. There is no time card to punch, clock to watch or sign off to do. It's you, the entertainer and the world is your stage.
This means that any person that is in our lives have to not only realize and acknowledge this but also accept it. Truth is, not many can. Our friends, family, loved ones can't get it if they're not in it. If the passion isn't shared, if the dreams aren't the same then they will never truly get it. This doesn't mean you can just do whatever and get away from it but it means that you gotta keep yourself aware of how your life affects those that matter. Know that every now and then it's ok to turn down, relax and enjoy the little things in life...

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