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The Key To Work-Life Balance

Compiled by: Rojina Maharjan
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Dipendra K Khanal
Director

As I am in the creative field, it is often hard to manage time between my relationships and work. Due to my profession, I have to be away from home for long periods of time for shoots and the family tends to get neglected. Even when I am home, I find it difficult to set side time for social commitments. I also need alone time to focus on my creative side while writing scripts. It does get complicated to maintain balance but my family knows that no matter what, I am there for them when they need me. I do try my best to compensate and take breaks from work to be with my family.

As a husband and father, I give full attention to my family when I am with them. I have frequent talks with them about the nature of my work. I have seen relationships going bad due to lack of attention so I try my best to spend time with my daughter in the morning and talk about my and her day with my wife when I am back home from work.