Shruthi Parker: finding your true passions, navigating friendships and starting each day with purpose

We can all be our own worst critics, but sometimes we need someone else to give us a dose of Shruth. Shruthi Parker is a lifestyle blogger based in Austin, Texas who has an array of juicy life advice. 

Shruthi shares how she discovered her passion for blogging and made it her full-time job, the importance of having a solid sense of self, and the beauty of acknowledging your current season of life. She shares how her different life experiences have shaped her and how she’s preparing for her next big life transition as a new mother. This episode has a little bit of wisdom for everyone, so you won’t want to miss out. Join Robin in this week’s episode of The Balanced Life podcast. 

Show Highlights: what you can look forward to in this episode!

  • What Shruthi’s career looks like and how she got into blogging
  • What goes into being an Uber driver and the life skills it builds 
  • Dealing with the consist intensity of trying to balance it all 
  • Refocusing each day and practicing self-care daily 

Finding your passions + creating your dream job

  • How to discover the path you should pursue 
  • Treating your side hustle work as a full-time job from the beginning 
  • Shruthi’s daily schedule and what she does weekly 
  • How Shruthi determined when to bring on interns and the value they bring to her career

Navigating busy seasons

  • Shruthi’s current top priorities and how she balances her creativity 
  • Finding time to nurture relationships during busy work seasons 
  • How Shruthi is preparing and planning for being a new mother 
  • Aspects of life that have taken a back seat during this season of life 

The importance of having a strong sense of self

  • Developing a solid sense of self and using that voice to establish a brand
  • Overcoming the pressure from outside sources and setting boundaries on social media 
  • Fighting for approval from family members and friends with a nontraditional job 

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