Wellness

4 Tools for Maintaining Mental Wellness in the Legal Profession

By Jessica Riley What is a major health concern that experts cannot stop talking about, but individuals have trouble talking about? Mental health.  Though the stigma of mental health is…

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Fishing, Yoga and Crossword Puzzles: The Story of My Not So Glamorous Sabbatical

By Will Graebe In 2019, before the pandemic and the Great Resignation, I retired from Lawyers Mutual. I had been with the company for 20 years and loved my job.…

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Five Ways a Sabbatical Can Help You Assess Retirement

Often, when talking with lawyers about retirement, I’ve encouraged them to take a two-week “staycation.” Avoid the office and work for two weeks, but not while lounging on a Caribbean beach.…

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5 Organizational Skills for Lawyers

When you think of organizational skills for lawyers, you probably think first of the physical things: an uncluttered office, pristine case files, and the ability to find exactly what you’re…

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Ten Coaching Questions on the Path from Languishing to Flourishing

By Allison Wolf Languishing. Thanks to Adam Grant’s May 2020 article in the New York Times, we now have a word to describe this malaise many of us are experiencing:…

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Walden Pond Sabbatical

By Bruce L. Kaplan  Dreams are the touchstones of our character  Simplify simplify simplify  Live deliberately,  —Henry David Thoreau  WHY I have used secured leave and good timing to take…

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Stuck In a Canal

By Lisa Rosen March 26, 2021 Welcome to my random musings about the world, on a weekly-to-occasional basis. Where we are: Still hobbling around Hua Hin in my boot. Lee has…

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A Resilient Mindset: Take Stock of What You Lost and What You Gained to Move Forward

By Laura Mahr WHAT IS A RESILIENT MINDSET? I don’t know of a single person in our profession who has not dealt with a personal or professional setback. While most…

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The Modern New Year’s Resolution

While most people associate New Year’s resolutions with personal goals, there is no reason we shouldn’t be setting new aspirations for our professional selves as well. However, instead of resolutions,…

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