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Well-Being

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Get Out! Take an Actual Day Off to Curb Lawyer Stress

Megan Zavieh | Stress is sneaky. It influences your ability to think and work — even when you think you're "fine." Here is my story of realizing stress was getting to me, seeing the possibility of real harm, and taking a day to uncork some of ...

Megan Zavieh - July 2, 2020
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Grief Is Essential

Shawn Healy | The truth is that grief does not have to be scary. It is an essential part of our lives and it is part of the healing process.

Shawn Healy - June 10, 2020
Zentangle Meditation Hack Lawyers Need Right Now

Zentangle Is the Meditation Hack You Need Right Now

Analog Attorney | You know how you told Steve you’re doing yoga and meditating every day to stay focused and how that was a lie? Zentangle won’t carve your abs like an upward-facing plank pose, but it will cut through the bracken of working from ...

Bull Garlington - June 4, 2020
Five Ways to Combat Apathy and Feel Good Again

Five Ways to Combat Apathy and Feel Good Again

A lot of us are struggling with apathy now. Here are five ideas from Jamie Spannhake on how to increase your enthusiasm so that apathy becomes interest again.

Jamie Spannhake - May 22, 2020
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Self-Care Tips to Help Women Boost Their Legal Career

Prioritizing wellness makes us stronger and more successful, not weaker. Here are five steps to prioritize self-care.

Samantha Smith - May 14, 2020
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Staying Productive While Sheltering in Place

I wanted to learn what other attorneys are doing to weather this storm, so I created a quick survey. Here are some of the responses.

Ruth Carter - May 13, 2020

Throw ‘Balance’ out the Window When WFH — Focus on Well-Being

Kristen Tyler | OK, so I’m a mom, wife, lawyer and legal-tech entrepreneur. I’ve got a lot going on. But I strongly believe that no matter how hectic your day is — pandemic or not — there are three easy ways you can strive for well-being in ...

Kristin Tyler - May 4, 2020

Is This the Time to Plan Your Retirement?

After weeks in relative isolation, working nonstop from home or worried about not having enough work, the time may be right for planning your retirement. Ida Abbott has questions that will help you consider your future.

Ida O. Abbott - April 29, 2020

How to Stay Productive While Working From Home: 10 Tips That Work for Me

As a young associate living in a brave new world, Dora Konomi manages to stay productive while working at home in tumultuous times. Here's how she does it.

Dora Konomi - April 24, 2020
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Working From Home While Introverted

Introverts were born for social distancing. Still, there are plenty of challenges. Read Ruth Carter's ways to stay productive during COVID-19.

Ruth Carter - April 21, 2020