Issues · Work Life Balance

De-Stressing & Self-Care in the times of Social Media

I consider myself super lucky in that when I started working as a full-time attorney there was a more open philosophy re: vicarious trauma and attorneys. While there’s still an old-school though that nothing we do should impact us emotionally, the truth is that many of us that work in various areas of the law… Continue reading De-Stressing & Self-Care in the times of Social Media

Legal Practice · Work Life Balance

Get It Together: Must-Have Items for your Law Office

I have been in my the same little office space for four years now, and have very slowly acquired some must-haves to make things more bearable at work. Don’t get me wrong, I love my job but it’s still a job, you know? I spend most of my time at my desk, in my office,… Continue reading Get It Together: Must-Have Items for your Law Office

Legal Practice · Work Life Balance

Love & Self Care

Self-care is such a difficult concept because it’s encouraged so much, but there’s such a stigma when attorneys actually state that they need a moment of rest.  I’ve cited a million times how attorneys have higher levels of depression and alcoholism than most other professions.  Couple that with the high rates of diabetes, heart disease,… Continue reading Love & Self Care

Law School · Legal Practice · Work Life Balance

Get Rid of Stress in Ten Minutes or Less

If you follow me on Snapchat (and you should!) you saw that this week I had a crappy morning—so bad that I went off my regular tea-only schedule and bought myself a latte to feel better.  I know that indulging in bad calories is probably not the greatest thing to do, but sometimes we just… Continue reading Get Rid of Stress in Ten Minutes or Less

Legal Practice · Work Life Balance

Finding a Work/Life Balance: Time Management

Women professionals are constantly bombarded with warnings of maintaining a healthy work/life balance, and I must admit that I’ve also pleaded for this on many occasions. However, for those of us who are the first in our families to enter professional careers, it can be difficult to determine what a healthy work/life balance even looks… Continue reading Finding a Work/Life Balance: Time Management