Rebecca Taylor is a busy bee. Originally from New Zealand, this businesswoman is an entrepreneur, but also a wife & mom, and this all in one of the busiest places on Earth: NYC. For Organice Your Life® we asked her about her family life and how to juggle her career, as well as what charity has her heart.
OYL: Being a designer, an entrepreneur, mother and wife, while living and working in one of the busiest cities in the world, how are you able to maintain balance and peace in this whirlwind we call life?
Rebecca: “I am not sure if you ever truly find balance; it’s quite difficult to juggle it all, but I take it one day at a time and try to keep focused on my priorities.
OYL: Now that you are a mother, what values do you try to instill in yourchildren? Do you carry over the customs and traditions from your own childhood?
Rebecca: “Definitely. My children are still very young, but I teach them to always be respectful of others, to take care of each other, and to follow their passions. I have one brother and two sisters, and we are all very close. my mother was quite strict when wewere growing up, but she always gave us the freedom to follow our dreams. I would like to give my children the same encouragement and support my mom gave us.”
OYL: Being from New Zealand, which is hom to abundant nature and beautiful landscapes, do you find it difficult to adjust to New York City Life, Especially now that you have children?
Rebecca: “Well, I’ve been living in NYC for 20 years now, so I’ve had some time to adjust.New York City offers so much; there are always so many wonderful things to explore with the children. however, at times nostalgia does set in, and I find myself missing the gorgeous landscape of my seaside village.
OYL:At Organice Your Life® we are very involved with charities and their work, what are some charities that you support or belong to?
Rebecca: We support a lot of charities throughout the year, but to name a few:
OYL: Within your life and environment, do you try to live a “Green-er” life? In What ways?
Rebecca: “Yes, I try to be very conscientious of being ‘green’ on a daily basis. I don’t usually print anything unless it’s absolutely necessary, and I am really strict about recycling. We are actually looking into recycled fabrics as well for the line. I feel it’s our duty to preserve the Earth as best as we can.”
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