Work-Life Balance

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Office Dogs Improve Law Firm Morale

Nothing But the Ruth! | Lucy Jane has come to the office every day since she came into my life.

Ruth Carter - September 2, 2021
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Escaping the Overworked and Overwhelmed Cycle

Jamie Spannhake | Overworked lawyers know how it goes: Overwhelmed working on numerous matters, we feel we can never catch up. It is time to explore changes.

Jamie Spannhake - August 20, 2021
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How to Say ‘No’ When ‘No’ Is What You Want to Say

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton | Who knows why we do it, but most of us tend to say “yes” to things when we should say "no."

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - August 15, 2021
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Paint Plein Air to Disconnect and Recharge

Bull Garlington | Painting plein air is more than just painting outside.

Bull Garlington - July 30, 2021
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Signs It Might Be Time to Quit Your Job

Joan Feldman | Quitting is pretty tough for those of us who believe our highest accomplishment is to dig in our heels and persevere.

Joan Feldman - June 20, 2021
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The Psychology of Time Management: It’s a Head Game

Tatia Gordon Troy | Research shows that when implementing any sound time-management program — apps, online programs, great self-help books — you will actually gain at least two full hours a day.

Tatia Gordon-Troy - June 16, 2021
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A Mindful Return to the Office: 4 Strategies to Reduce Working Parent Anxiety

Lori Mihalich-Levin | I've discovered that during any major life transition, focusing on these strategies can provide structure to the unknown and reduce anxiety.

Lori Mihalich-Levin - June 2, 2021
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Feeling Stuck? 8 Steps to Finding Your Purpose

Angela Han | Here's the advice the "Fit to Practice" podcaster gives to lawyers who are yearning to break free.

Angela Han - April 7, 2021
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The Ikigai Diagram Will Guide You Out of This Mess

Analog Attorney | Ikigai is a Japanese career-assessment tool to help you find purpose and focus. It works. Right now, in the 87th month of 2020, you need it.

Bull Garlington - October 16, 2020
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The Power of List Making

New Column | Meyling Ly, Managing Counsel of Employment at Toyota Motor North America, shares career advice for young lawyers, starting with using the "Done-List" to show your value.

Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz - September 8, 2020
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