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Well-Being

Ruth Carter non-paying clients

COVID-19 in the Office: Staying Safe While Practicing Law

What should we be doing to protect ourselves while practicing law during COVID-19? Dr. Terry Simpson, surgeon, virologist and host of the podcast "Your Doctor's Orders," answers Ruth Carter's rapid-fire questions.

Ruth Carter - August 3, 2020
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Attorney Unhappiness Hits a High: 5 Things We Can Do About It

With anxiety levels soaring, how can we help ourselves and others? Here are five ideas from Jamie Spannhake on reducing the negative effects of today's world on your mind and body.

Jamie Spannhake - July 24, 2020
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Surviving a Bar Investigation During the COVID-19 Crisis

Megan Zavieh | If you're under state bar investigation, don't rush through it. Ask for reasonable extensions and prepare yourself for new and changing COVID-19 processes.

Megan Zavieh - July 21, 2020
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This Is Why You Need a Motto

Analog Attorney | Using a well-written, pithy phrase as your personal maxim will help guide you through good times, bad times and weird times.

Bull Garlington - July 16, 2020
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Get Out! Take an Actual Day Off to Curb Lawyer Stress

Megan Zavieh | Stress is sneaky. It influences your ability to think and work — even when you think you're "fine." Here is my story of realizing stress was getting to me, seeing the possibility of real harm, and taking a day to uncork some of ...

Megan Zavieh - July 2, 2020
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Grief Is Essential

Shawn Healy | The truth is that grief does not have to be scary. It is an essential part of our lives and it is part of the healing process.

Shawn Healy - June 10, 2020
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Zentangle Is the Meditation Hack You Need Right Now

Analog Attorney | You know how you told Steve you’re doing yoga and meditating every day to stay focused and how that was a lie? Zentangle won’t carve your abs like an upward-facing plank pose, but it will cut through the bracken of working from ...

Bull Garlington - June 4, 2020
Five Ways to Combat Apathy and Feel Good Again

Five Ways to Combat Apathy and Feel Good Again

A lot of us are struggling with apathy now. Here are five ideas from Jamie Spannhake on how to increase your enthusiasm so that apathy becomes interest again.

Jamie Spannhake - May 22, 2020
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Self-Care Tips to Help Women Boost Their Legal Career

Prioritizing wellness makes us stronger and more successful, not weaker. Here are five steps to prioritize self-care.

Samantha Smith - May 14, 2020
Ruth Carter non-paying clients

Staying Productive While Sheltering in Place

I wanted to learn what other attorneys are doing to weather this storm, so I created a quick survey. Here are some of the responses.

Ruth Carter - May 13, 2020