Health


Worried About a Colleague?

Delicate Conversations: If You Suspect Substance Abuse

By | Sep.12.12 | 2 Comments

It may be among the toughest conversations you ever have to initiate. But when you think a colleague is in trouble—experiencing difficulties with drugs and alcohol or spiraling into a seemingly intractable depression, for example—it …Continue reading »


A Field Guide for Mobile Lawyers

By | Jun.29.12 | 4 Comments

You can (and do) work anywhere—seat 32F, the B train, hotel bars, little league bleachers and wherever your feet (and your luggage) may land. With just a smartphone and a change of underwear, you’re off in …Continue reading »


Balance

Sanity Tips for Road Warriors

By | May.30.12 | No Comments

The life of a successful lawyer who travels constantly for work can sound attractive, even alluring … to those who don’t have to do it. They imagine going to exotic places, meeting with important people …Continue reading »


The Friday Five, Unplugged

Things to Do When the Internet’s Down

By | Apr.20.12 | No Comments

Obviously, Attorney at Work lives here on the Internet. As does nearly everything else in the civilized world. But sometimes—be it solar flares, high winds, an ISP blunder or a vast electronic conspiracy—you lose access …Continue reading »


Wellness

Staying Healthy: 10 Tips for Traveling Lawyers

By | Apr.17.12 | 2 Comments

Business travel can be bad for your health. In fact, studies show that health risks increase as travel increases. Extensive travelers are 92 percent more likely to be obese and 260 percent more likely to …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Ways to Get (and Stay) Healthy Now

By | Mar.02.12 | 1 Comment

Most people make a New Year’s resolution related to their health. But by the end of February, more than 75 percent of them have given up on it. If one of your resolutions was to …Continue reading »