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Posted by: Alexandria Shah on Mar 10, 2021

Too often we push through deadlines and go through the motions without asking why. Why are we doing this work? Why did we choose to go into the legal profession? What is it that we are hoping to achieve?

Posted by: Ashleigh Johnson on Feb 10, 2021

In normal, non pandemic years, there is a point where our stress is so bad that we just hate everyone. Not are "mildly irritated" and "annoyed" with people, but literally loathe every person who crosses our path. So on the "hate" days, I recommend the "Campsite Rule".

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: 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: 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: 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.

Posted by: Christian Misner on Sep 30, 2020

I joined the cross-country team in high school and never looked back. I didn't have to, nobody was there. The good and mediocre runners were all in front of me.

Posted by: John Gunn on Aug 26, 2020

For years, I considered reaching out for help when I was in emotional turmoil. I picked up the telephone more than once, with the number to contact the Missouri Lawyers' Assistance Program (MOLAP) staring back at me.

Posted by: David Hoffman on Aug 12, 2020

A highlight of the 2016 ABA CoLAP and Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation attorney well-being research.


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