Why are lawyers always focused on the worst case scenario? Well, that’s what they were taught to do in law school and what they are required to do in practice. Unfortunately, lawyers have a difficult time turning that worst case scenario switch off which can lead to paralyzing fear and anxiety that can reduce your […]
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Can being mindful help you during especially tough times? In this week’s episode of Being Mindful with the Spiritual Litigator, I talk about how mindfulness helped me cope with the emotional stress caused by a car accident I had in January. I talk about how I worked through guilt, decided not to go for the […]
In this episode, I discuss how gratitude journaling can help lawyers be mindful of the present moment, focus more positively and increase productivity. Find information on the gratitude study I mention in the episode here. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and share it with a fellow attorney. Contact me at TheSpiritualLitigator@gmail.com If you are […]
In this episode, I discuss how meditation can help attorneys decompress after work, detach from the stresses of the day and reduce overall anxiety. I discuss how to meditate, the types of meditation that I typically practice, when to meditate and what to do if your mind wanders or if you get distracted during the […]
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Earlier today, I participated in a #Peri10K #Sharathon and did a Facebook Live Video about “How Your Mindset Affects the People Around You.” The first thing I thought about was the mindset of perfectionism and how it affects the people that lawyers typically interact with. A perfectionist is a person who refuses to […]
I am extremely excited to share that my article “Mindfulness: A Simpler Way to Alleviate Attorney Stress” was published in the American Bar Association’s GP Solo magazine this month. In this article, I openly discuss my challenges with stress and anxiety as a result of my legal practice and how using mindfulness techniques such as […]
One of the most exciting things about being a litigator is receiving a new file. I love pouring through all the documents, jotting down relevant dates and incidents on a timeline and formulating a story in my mind. Practicing law is like taking a big picture, transforming it into a puzzle, throwing all the puzzle […]
In this week’s video, I discuss how one of the best quotes from The Wire, “It’s all in the game,” can change a litigator’s perspective on situations and circumstances that can often be stressful and frustrating.
This week’s video discusses how busy litigators can learn from the characters in The Wire. Here, I discuss one of my favorite scenes in Season 3, where Lester Freamon and Jimmy Mcnulty face off about which is more important: the job or the life outside of the job?