7 Ways To Handle Stress and Avoid Attorney Burnout (Infographic)

There’s no getting around it: lawyers are among the most stressed-out people in the country. With long hours and the insane amounts of mental and physical stress that accompany them, it’s no wonder that attorneys may experience extreme job dissatisfaction, poor interpersonal relationships, and also poor health. Since the good folks at Rocket Matter are […]

7 Ways Lawyers Can Handle Stress and Avoid Attorney Burnout

Back in 1990, a study by Johns Hopkins found that lawyers were the most likely occupation to suffer from depression. Add to that some of the highest rates of suicide, alcohol abuse, and divorce (according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), and you’ve got yourself a group of individuals who lead less than […]

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10 Practical Meditation Takeaways From "The Anxious Lawyer"

Meditation relieves stress and anxiety, increases focus and productivity, and helps you let go of bad habits. There are other benefits, including the ultimate goal of transforming the way you see yourself and the world. But you already know that or some of it and you’ve yet to start a meditation practice. Is it because […]

Your Collective: Build Relationships at the Firm to Do Great Work

You need strong, thriving relationships in order to produce great work. Build your Collective! So says Todd Henry on an episode of the excellent podcast series, The Accidental Creative. He identified three kinds of relationships: mirrors, circles, and guides, that go into creating your collective. Here’s a summary along with some thoughts adapted to law […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility: How is Your Firm Giving Back?

“Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to a business practice that involves participating in initiatives that benefit society.” Whether big or small, law firms should consider devoting a portion of their time and resources to giving back and improving the lives of those around them. That doesn’t necessarily mean you have to donate large sums of […]

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Affordable Gifts For Legal Productivity Geeks – 2015 Edition

It’s that time of year again, and we have a bunch of awesome, affordable gift ideas for fun-loving lawyers, legal professionals and productivity geeks. We’ve spent more time (and fun, since as Maslow notes, Almost all creativity involves purposeful play) than we care to admit compiling this list. Hope you find something useful and fun […]

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[Webinar Wrap-Up] Attorney Wellness Workshop: Stress-Busting, Energy-Boosting Desk Moves

Here’s the slide deck from the latest episode in our Legal Productivity webinar series: Attorney Wellness Workshop: Stress-Busting, Energy-Boosting Desk Moves, with Lance Breger. ✓ Need to calm yourself for a big meeting with a client or opposing counsel? ✓ Want to quiet your mind before bed for a restful, rejuvenating sleep? ✓ Desire the […]

Attorney Wellness: Balancing Physiology – The Six Principles

The third in a 3-part Attorney Wellness series by Lance Breger, Executive Wellness Coach and Founder of the comprehensive corporate wellness company Infinity Wellness Partners, preparing legal professionals and firms for the most productive and healthy work-life. This series was created to provide a solid foundation of knowledge, skills and strategies on stress before my […]