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  • Wellness Check-In

    Nov 19. 2019 Wellness Check-In Work–life balance is essential to lawyer wellness. This can be a real challenge when faced with the “extraordinary demands contemporary law places on its human capitol,” according to psychotherapist James Dolan. As a lawyer, how can you maintain work–life balance? A qu … Read more »

  • Lawyer Wellness: More than a trend?

    Oct 22. 2019 Lawyer Wellness: More than a trend? Mental health. Wellness programs. Lawyer well-being. These phrases are becoming common in the legal industry. At all levels of the profession—from legal regulators to law associations and law firms—initiatives are being put in place to address mental … Read more »

  • Reframing Failure as Opportunity

    Sep 9. 2019 Reframing Failure as Opportunity If there’s one thing lawyers are not good at, it’s failure. Even though the legal profession is structured around wins and losses—clients, motions, trials—when we do not succeed, it can affect everything from our sense of self-worth to our physical bodies … Read more »

  • Stress Less: Moving from Self-Criticism to Self-Compassion

    June 9, 2019 Stress Less: Moving from Self-Criticism to Self-Compassion Legal work is stressful. Many lawyers work in high pressure environments where success is measured against the achievements of others. Deadlines are ever present. Errors can have significant consequences. What you need is an inn … Read more »

  • Mindfulness offers a new way to reduce bias

    May 9, 2019 Mindfulness offers a new way to reduce bias Our brains are constantly processing the information that bombards us. We need to make sense of the world—and fast—so we use stereotypes to fill any gaps. These stereotypes lead to biases that can affect our judgement and the way we make decisi … Read more »