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Posted by: Susan Block on Jan 22, 2020

"The only class of people less grateful than lawyers are teenagers." This alarming statement was made by psychology professor and lecturer Robert Emmons, who speaks to people from all walks of life, one of them being lawyers.

Posted by: Amy Johnson on Jan 8, 2020

If you are like most people, you have made some resolutions or goals for the New Year. You might have set a goal of working out more, laid out a plan for saving more money, resolved to quit smoking, or set your sights on losing weight. Chances are, you have made resolutions in years past, too. But we all know what happens. Most of the time, our resolutions do not make it all the way to the end of the year, or even to the end of winter.

Posted by: David Crawford on Dec 11, 2019

The holiday season from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day is a joyous season for some, but others find this season challenging. Rather than dwelling on the myriad reasons why the holidays can be difficult, we can take actions that increase our ability to overcome the challenges and ease their effects.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Nov 27, 2019

The holidays can be a great time of gathering with friends and family to share our gratitude, but we often overindulge and may harm our physical health. Please keep these 12 tips in mind to help stay healthy this holiday season.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Oct 16, 2019

Compassion fatigue is the cumulative physical, emotional and psychological effect of exposure to traumatic stories or events when working in a helping capacity, combined with the strain and stress of everyday life.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Oct 9, 2019

[CW: Suicide]
October 10 is World Mental Health Day, a day for us to unite in our efforts to improve the mental health of people around the world. The theme selected for this year is suicide prevention, because one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Oct 2, 2019

Attaining great health is not a mystery, it's really a pretty simple puzzle. Despite that fact many individuals invest significant time and money trying to find a missing clue, or "the magic bullet." The solutions are staring us right in the face…and, as you probably suspect, you already know what they are.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Sep 25, 2019

So many of us feel stressed, fatigued, rushed and short on quality time. There are consequences for living in an overstimulated society. Sensory overload can negatively affect our physical and mental well-being.

Posted by: Daniel Barnett on Sep 18, 2019

You don't need special training to have an open, authentic conversation about mental health – and often, just talking about it can be the first important step in understanding where someone is with their mental health, and helping them get support or treatment if needed.

Posted by: Rene Morency on Sep 11, 2019

[CW: Suicide; Depression]
In my third year of law school, our classmate Rob took his own life.

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20 firms participating in the Hon. Richard B. Teitelman Memorial St. Louis Pro Bono Challenge have reported providing over 20,814 hours of pro bono legal services in 2019, and over 93,371 total hours have been reported since the Challenge started in 2017.