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Five Ways to Shift Your Perspective

Shifting your perspective can elevate your mood and bring you to new creative solutions.

Jamie Spannhake - April 26, 2019
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Five Oldies but Goodies for Getting Fit

You don’t need to be on the cutting edge of every new fitness trend to get and stay fit.

Jamie Spannhake - February 22, 2019
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Five Ways to Stay Energized

Tips to revive your body and brain, just in time for the holidays and end-of-year crunch.

Jamie Spannhake - December 21, 2018

Five Ways to Feel Less Anxious and More Balanced

Legal careers can be anxiety filled. Five ways to naturally increase serotonin levels in the brain to reduce feelings of anxiety, agitation or depression.

Jamie Spannhake - August 24, 2018

Five Ways to Make Your Days Better

Sometimes your day is cruising happily along. Then some bump in the road — or a major pothole — comes along to derail you from the easy life. And then there are days when everything seems to go wrong all day long. Life isn't always easy, but ...

Jamie Spannhake - June 22, 2018
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Five Traits of Great Lawyers

What makes a great lawyer? Is it intelligence, good people skills, effective writing? Of course, we must have a certain level of intelligence and motivation, along with experience and opportunities. But the truth is, the traits that transform a ...

Jamie Spannhake - April 20, 2018
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Five Ways to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

Pandemic or not, our clients don’t stop needing us. As a lawyer and mother, I often say, “I don’t have time to be sick!” As we all know, without your health, nothing else matters: You cannot work, take care of clients, be there for your family, ...

Jamie Spannhake - February 23, 2018

Five Best Fit Tips to Take into the New Year

Now is the time that we reflect on our successes and failures of the past year — both professionally and personally — and plan for the upcoming year, setting goals for ourselves, our firms and our practices. As I think about 2017, I see many ...

Jamie Spannhake - December 29, 2017
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Five Ways to Manage Difficult Transitions

Change is exciting … and overwhelming. When faced with change, you must manage all the transitions that flow from it. You can feel adrift, and sometimes alone, as you re-evaluate your circumstances, or decisions, or even your entire ...

Jamie Spannhake - October 20, 2017

Compartmentalize and Integrate: Five Ways to Handle It ‘All’

I am a lawyer and a parent. I also try to have a social life, volunteer, take care of my pets, and run a household (not completely by myself, thank goodness). Recently, a friend — also a lawyer and parent — and I were discussing the challenges ...

Jamie Spannhake - August 18, 2017