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Five Brainy Things About You

Ready to downshift into the weekend, but your brain can't let go of the week's work? Or maybe you need to puzzle out a particularly complex set of facts and your focus isn't worth beans. It would be nice, wouldn't it, to get a better grip on ...

The Editors - October 25, 2013

Build a Stress Safety Net Into Your Law Practice

C’mon. We know you work long hours for what seems like an increasingly smaller paycheck. That you have to deal with belligerent clients, difficult judges and a schedule so overbooked that you hardly have time to take a breath, much less a lunch ...

Mary Ellen Sullivan - July 3, 2013
Friday Five

Relax and Take Five for Yourself!

As of 1:04 a.m. EST, it's officially summer! And about darn time. Since we're feeling the celebratory summer solstice joy today, we're revisiting one of our favorite posts, with well-timed advice on ways to enjoy life's special moments (like the ...

Reid Trautz - June 21, 2013

Celebrate the End of Darkness

For today's Friday Five, we have five good reasons to add a little light to your life and celebrate next week's Winter Solstice—the shortest day of the year and its longest night. That's right, in 2012, the earliest winter since 1896 arrives ...

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - December 14, 2012

No Trick! Take a Treat for Your Tablet

Beyond standard-issue snap covers, there are some pretty sleek, practical and just plain fun ways to accessorize an iPad (or whatever king-sized or fun-sized tablet is your pleasure). So if you've just snagged a new iPad or Mini, or feel like ...

Joan Feldman - October 31, 2012

Summer Reading, Heat Wave Edition

At last, it's a nice long summer holiday break! With triple-digit temperatures the norm, there's no better time to pour a nice tall cool one, put your feet up in a shady spot and take a bite out of your summer reading list. Don't have a list? ...

The Editors - July 5, 2012

Red, White & Blue Things to Do

Hooray, it’s a three-day weekend! All across the States, folks are heaving a sigh of relief at having a Monday off from their crazy schedules. But Memorial Day weekend—with its annual mix of events (and emotions) that run the gamut from backyard ...

Joy White - May 25, 2012
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Have a Wild Rumpus Day

Are you, too, remembering Maurice Sendak this week? Perhaps reliving the deliciously scary times you spent Where the Wild Things Are? Recalling bedtimes when you snuggled with your little one and a well-worn copy of In the Night Kitchen? Then ...

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton - May 11, 2012

Things to Do When the Internet’s Down

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 for a while. An hour. A ...

The Editors - April 20, 2012

Take Some Travel Apps for a Spin

Perhaps you’re an insatiable traveler, never quite at home unless you’re not at home. Perhaps work regularly tears you away from the comforts of home, and you’re always looking for ways to make it less of a pain. Or maybe for you, planning the ...

The Editors - February 17, 2012
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