Informal Interactions with Ivonne Valdes

How do you maintain a work-life balance?

My passion is cooking, family trips, entertaining, traveling, dancing, sport fishing and trying new adventures. In December, my husband and I are taking a falconry class. I don’t believe there is such a thing as balance. I believe in the practice of being present, not being afraid to ask for help and giving up on perfection. It’s okay if you buy Safeway bakery cookies for the school function. Block your calendar even if for 15 minutes to have a cup of coffee or tea with a loved one. Take a walk with a child. During SIP, schedule a Facetime call. Find ways to explode your heart with hope and joy.