What if you could create a more sustainable, peaceful, and productive law practice in just 6-minutes a day?
This 31-day program is designed to introduce participants to mindfulness practices, including various meditation practices as well as practical ways of incorporating more awareness into daily life.
Just like the practice of law, managing stress also requires PRACTICE.
The Science Behind Mindfulness
Results of the research study by the Department of Psychology & Brain and Mind Institute at The University of Western Ontario on impact of mindfulness and meditation practice for lawyers. (Read the full study.)
- Duration: 31-days
- Includes Mindful Pause’s 31 modules, available as self-paced, on-demand program. Each module is just 6-minutes long. You will have access to the online modules for 1-year.
- Weekly live “drop-in” sessions. Join a 20-minute mindfulness session each week. (Sessions will be recorded and made available for replay.)
Core Program Objective
Stress and anxiety management:
Regular mindfulness practice for learning to respond more skillfully to stressful or anxiety provoking situations.
Personal Mindfulness Practice:
The program includes time to further mindfulness practice.
Help to build a more mindful workplace culture.
Increase self-awareness and emotional regulation:
Understand your own reaction to stressful situations, default coping mechanism, explore your own mission, values and goals.
Increase creativity and innovative thinking:
Mindfulness allows us to see habitual thought patterns or automatic thinking. By understanding this habit and choosing a different response, we can open the possibility of thinking differently, hence increasing creativity.
Program Structure — Weekly Topics
Week 1: Foundation
- Mindfulness and Meditation 101
- Self-care practices to feel and perform your best
- Increase focus & concentration
- Practices for cultivating more joy and happiness
Week 2: Managing Stress
- Turning off the Work Brain
- Working through difficult emotions
- Finding calm when responding to a difficult email
- Dealing with challenging people
Week 3: Managing Anxiety
- Working with general anxiety
- Anxiety before a hearing
- Managing anxiety during a difficult conversations
- Public speaking anxiety
Week 4: Cognitive Reset
- Stop the cycle of looping thoughts
- Using mindfulness to navigate through uncertainty
- Letting go of self-judgement and self-criticism: Overcoming the feelings of Not Enough
What Will I Learn?
What Results Can I Expect?
About Jeena Cho
Jeena Cho is a partner at JC Law Group PC, a bankruptcy law firm in San Francisco, CA. She practices with her husband, Jeff Curl, working with individuals and small businesses to find the best solutions for their financial troubles.
In addition to her law practice, she teaches mindfulness and meditation to lawyers. She regularly speaks and writes about wellness, self-care, and mindfulness. She also works with lawyers and law firms on stress management, work-life balance, career transition, increasing productivity and overall wellness.
Jeena started her meditation practice at the Himalayan Institute in Buffalo, NY. She has completed several classes in Mindfulness and Compassion Cultivation Training at a number of institutions including Stanford University and has attended numerous retreats on mindfulness at organizations including the Spirit Rock, Insight Retreat Center and the San Francisco Zen Center. She has completed the teacher training practicum for Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).
Jeena has spoken and offered training at Seyfarth Shaw, LLP, Sheppard Mullin, MoFo, ABA, SCBA, NACBA, AABA, SMCBA, CCCBA, Golden Gate University, School of Law, NAPO and BALRA (and many other acronyms).
Jeena is the co-author of The Anxious Lawyer (ABA). She is a regular contributor at Above the Law. She has also written for Forbes, Bloomberg, Lawyerist, Ms. JD, and Huffington Post. She’s been interviewed on MSNBC and Wall Street Journal. Jeena is the author of the LexisNexis guide How to Manage Your Law Office where she wrote about starting, growing and managing a solo practice including topics ranging from marketing to virtual law practice to social media. She holds a J.D. and B.A. from University at Buffalo