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Q&A: How Rick Balances Life Through Undivided Attention

Between family, work, and extracurriculars, Rick Bautista, Product Marketing Director, enjoys a busy lifestyle. Despite the hustle and bustle, he takes finds importance in devoting his undivided attention to every aspect of his life. As dedicated dad and athlete, discover how Rick demonstrates his commitment to family and hobbies that bring him balance both mentally and physically.

What are your hobbies and interests?

I have numerous hobbies and try to stay at the top of my game in each of them while balancing the rest of my life. I work out five days a week, am a single-digit handicap golfer, avid rock gym climber, ping pong fanatic, and mountain biker. I also love watching the latest TV shows and movies (especially anything related to Star Wars, Marvel/DC, and sci-fi) and usually juggle about four to five shows at a time. Don’t ask me how I do it all!

What is your favorite way to practice wellness or self-care? 

I train and lift weights in the gym almost daily. Weight training requires your undivided attention and lets you forget your troubles for a moment. The stress release and invigorating pump I feel is so important to my mental and physical wellness as it sets me up for success for the rest of my day. I truly believe that physical fitness is just as important in your routine as brushing your teeth or eating.

What is something you are proud of? 

I am most proud of the people that my two children have become. We are a tight knit family and love traveling together. My wife and I have taken our kids all over the world and enjoy visiting new places and experiencing new cultures. My children have grown up to be amazing, compassionate individuals and I can’t wait to see the great things they will accomplish in life! 

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