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Fighting Burnout in the Legal Industry With Mindfulness

Posted by Rachel Shields Williams on Jan 21, 2020 2:38:06 PM


Most would agree that some level of stress is good for us and helps us perform at our highest level; however, when we are under stress for a prolonged period of time, it begins to wear on us physically, cognitively and emotionally. The symptoms can range from becoming easily agitated to feeling frustrated or moody, to having difficulty concentrating. Consistent unyielding stress can eventually lead to what society has coined as, “burnout,” which is prevalent in the legal community for professional staff and lawyers alike. When one experiences burnout, the previously-mentioned symptoms progress to more serious issues, such as fatigue, insomnia, illness, poor performance or a sense of exhaustion or depletion.

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Topics: mental health awareness, health and wellness, mindfulness, meditation, burnout, stress management

Breathe Deeply: Bringing Mindfulness to Your Firm

Posted by Rachel Shields Williams on Dec 19, 2018 1:30:07 PM

Learn how to exercise more control and intention over your reactions.

Everyone in the legal industry works in a high-stress, fast-paced, demanding world. At times, this reality turns people into balls of stress and pressure walking down the halls of our firms. It is when we are present in those moments that we find ourselves reacting to things we would normally let roll off our backs, or, as I call it, “not being one’s best self.”

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