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 […]
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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?
Young lawyers can be discouraged to find out that hard work does not necessary result in a win. In this video, I discuss 3 ways that I learned how to cope with the fact that the results of cases are often outside of my control.
Last week was stressful. Nothing particularly went wrong. It was just a convergence of several deadlines at once in addition to other non-billable work that needed to get done. I felt like I literally dragged myself home last Friday. And then, something wonderful happened: the sun came out on Saturday and it was finally warm […]