I've been stuck in bed for a few days with a cold; my fist in a vice-like grip on my iPhone as I read Twitter & fervently participated in the mania that was this past weekend at the airports when an Executive Order was signed changing some travel regulations (to put it mildly).
Activism is a part of my life. I have to actually schedule it in. As business owners, we all face the challenge of life balance. We have hobbies, family obligations, exercise schedules (remember that?), aside from the monumental task of running a business. In this current political climate - regardless of your positions on the policies - which is highly volatile, many of us feel called to act more on our beliefs than we may have in the past. I know I am spending way more time dealing with political and social topics that I did years ago. It's been a steady build up reaching this climax. So I am wondering how you are all coping with a desire to participate in activism and your responsibilities running your business.
This is NOT a post/question to open a political argument. I am just curious if you all feel as exhausted as I do.
Also if you want to know how I got to this point, here's a blog post from a couple of years back. Since then I opened a gallery in Berlin with a focus on cultural connections. http://focusandfinance.tumblr.com/post/92231093748/how-i-stumbled-into-art-activism
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