I am so excited to have spoken to Debbi Mack in this week’s episode. Debbi Mack is the New York Times bestselling author of IDENTITY CRISIS, the first book in the Sam McRae mystery series, featuring Maryland lawyer-sleuth Stephanie Ann “Sam” McRae. She has also written and published a young adult novel, INVISIBLE ME, a thriller called THE PLANCK FACTOR, and several short stories, including a Derringer nominee.
One of the most profound exercises suggested by the teacher of my mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) course at Stanford University was to practice gratitude.
[Podcast] RL 64: Nicole Sandoz, Lauren Dubin, & Michael Goldman — The Importance of Instilling Mindful Practices Early On
I am excited to have spoken to Nicole Sandoz, Lauren Dubin, and Michael Goldman: 3 amazing lawyers from Georgetown Law School. Lauren Dubin is Director of Public Sector Careers in the Office of Public Interest and Community Service and an administrator and facilitator for the Lawyers in Balance: Mindfulness for Law Students Program. Nicole Sandoz is the Director of Student Life and Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Liaison (SARVL) at Georgetown Law. Michael Goldman, a Georgetown University Law Center graduate and a lawyer in a previous career, has been the Jewish Chaplain for the Law and Medical Centers since August 2002.
SaraEllen is a Fair Credit Reporting Act lawyer in Seattle, Washington and on top of being a talented law professional and entrepreneur; she is a writer for her blog on finance and work-life balance which can be found on her website saraellenhutchison.com. She joins us today to talk on “lawyer burnout”; from defining “burnout”, it’s causes, and different aspects of the recovery.
As lawyers, we value the mind. We value thinking. We value our analytical prowess. Yet, the thinking mind can be a terrible roommate. Often, lawyers
Lawyers struggle with a high rate of anxiety. It makes sense. We’re expected to deliver outcomes that are favorable to our clients, yet, have little
[Podcast] RL 62: Salem Afangideh— Inner Challenges Facing Female Lawyers of Color and the Benefits of a Mindful Practice
Salem Afangideh is a lawyer in Montgomery, Alabama. She practices yoga daily so she can stay sane while running her many roles, which include practicing law, running an organization, and coaching law students with grace and passion.
One of the most common causes for lawyer stress is money. We trade time for money in 6-minute increments and therefore there’s never enough time.
[Podcast] RL 61: Dina Eisenberg — Adapting to the Evolving Law Practice and Becoming a Modern Lawyer
Dina Eisenberg Esq is the award-winning Legal Ops Strategist who teaches lawyers to delegate, automate and design a law practice that fits their life.
Chinese medicine expert Brodie Welch and I talk about restoring balance between our personal yin-yang and battling “yang addiction,” and concrete tools to breaking it and creating new, healthy habits.