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Posted by: Nicholas Zingarelli on Jan 13, 2021

As you work to try to hold to your resolutions (whatever they may be), try to be gentle with yourself.

Posted by: Glenn Norton on Jan 5, 2021

It was the most wonderful time of the year when we were finally able to close the door on 2020 and ring in a new year. As we start fresh in 2021, we say a hearty goodbye to the old and welcome in all the hope that a new year promises.

Posted by: Amy Johnson on Dec 29, 2020

The changing of the calendar from one year to the next has always been symbolic and a time to reflect and make changes. This year, as we say goodbye to the strange world 2020 brought us, perhaps even more so. Maybe you reflected on the end of 2020 in ways that you have never reflected before.

Posted by: Amy Friederich on Dec 16, 2020

The term "mindfulness" seems to be everywhere these days, including the workplace, as more companies adopt employee wellness programs. Yoga and meditation are often the first examples to come to mind; however, mindfulness can take shape in many different forms.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Dec 4, 2020

Susan McCourt Baltz, of Ballwin, Mo., has been selected as the next Executive Director of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL). Baltz will officially start in her new role on Mon., Jan. 4, 2021.

Posted by: Susan Sagarra on Dec 4, 2020

The 31st annual Motion for Kids (MFK) holiday gift-giving project for approximately 1,500 metropolitan St. Louis area children who are in the foster care system, or children whose lives have been severely impacted by the criminal justice system, continues in 2020 with a different format.

Posted by: Amy Johnson on Dec 2, 2020

The National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being has defined occupational well-being as cultivating personal satisfaction, growth and enrichment in work, and striving to maintain financial stability. I like to think of it as simply enjoying what you do to make money.

Posted by: Glenn Norton on Dec 1, 2020

Many words can describe 2020. One word that comes to mind for BAMSL is “pivot.” Like so many other organizations, BAMSL and our affiliates, members and law firms have become quite adept at pivoting to adapt to the ever-changing world in which we currently live. Working together, we have accomplished amazing things throughout the COVID-19 crisis, even when we were forced to social distance and visit virtually.

Posted by: Glenn Norton on Nov 1, 2020

Now that we are in November, the holiday season is suddenly upon us. This strange and different year leads us to what will be strange and different holiday celebrations. Thanksgiving will be here soon, followed by all of the wonderful end-of-year holidays. The question for a lot of families is whether we get together like we always have, or do we change our way of celebrating? 

Posted by: Amy Johnson on Oct 28, 2020

Ann has had an amazing recovery from her major surgery. For her, there's no doubt that her physical health and well-being prior to her aneurysm and surgery laid a strong foundation to her road to recovery.

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