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The 12 Days of Social Media: The Importance of Considering Mental Health in the Social and Digital Landscape

Posted by Lynn Foley on Jan 21, 2021 5:20:35 PM

By Lynn Foley

On the final day, Lynn Foley, outgoing Social & Digital Media SIG co-chair and new co-chair of the Well-Being Committee, discusses the importance of surveying and recognizing the mental well-being of legal marketers, along with sharing what her hopes are for mental wellbeing programs in 2021.

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Topics: Social Media, Legal Marketing, best practices, mental health awareness, health and wellness, mental health, COVID-19, digital strategy, The 12 Days of Social Media

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

Research in Stress and Mental Health of Legal Marketers Brings Data to an Urgent Conversation

Posted by Lynn Foley on Nov 13, 2019 10:45:25 AM

By Lynn Foley

The stress that lawyers face has been well documented and, to their credit, many law firms have recognized the importance of mental well-being and taken steps to improve the situation. But marketing and business development professionals have largely been left out of discussions — despite dealing with many of the same pressures as their lawyer colleagues.

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Topics: Legal Marketing, mental health awareness, self care, mental health, stress management

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