I want to be fully emotionally and mentally present with my kids. Storytime, trips to the park, building Legos—I want to give my children my undivided attention or at least limit the distractions during these times.
I was at a conference in a breakout session and one lawyer shared, “Even though there are 300 lawyers in my building, I feel
As lawyers, we identify so much of who we are with what we do. Therefore, it’s difficult to think about a career change because it can feel as though we’re losing a part of our identity.
For many years, as I travel across the country, talking about lawyer well-being and mindfulness, lawyers would come up to me and ask about
Before law school, I used to love writing — simply for the joy of it, as a means of self-expression. I started journaling when I
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
What Can Law Firms Do To Promote Well-Being? Suggestions From National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being
Last week, the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being issued a 73-page report on “creating a movement to improve well-being in the legal profession.” The report