Substance Abuse Statistics for Lawyers

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Believe it or not — lawyers are humans too. While mental health struggles are at an all-time high no thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, lawyers have been silently grappling with depression for eons. Long work hours, juggling daunting court cases, competing to be the best, and less time with family can really wear down one’s […]

7 Tips to Beat the Winter Blues and Avoid Getting SAD

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Let’s reflect on how ‘merry’ it is to have the winter season around. Sometimes it travels with powerful winter storms that shut down our communication systems. It covers our vehicles, so they aren’t visible to the eyes and leave us aching after a painful slip on the snow. (You know how excruciating the pain from […]

How to Nurture Your Mental Health at Work

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2020: the Year of the Lockdown. The Year of Mental Health Struggles. The year wherein most folks took their work home. Unless you’re an essential worker i.e. medical professionals or restaurant workers, chances are your business is now conducted out of your home office. If you’re still working from home, you may find that your […]

How to Maintain Mental Health in a Pandemic

Maintaining mental health during the pandemic.

2020 has been a trying year for mental health. There’s a raging global pandemic that doesn’t appear to be slowing down any time soon. Heightened divisiveness between political parties. An increase in wildfires, particularly on the west coast. Murder hornets! And, to top it all off, folks are still arrogant pricks on the internet. We’ve […]

Depression Quiz – Am I Depressed and How Depressed Am I?

If you need to chat with someone or want help, call me. You’re not alone and I’m here for you. 619-254-2868 or email: Did you know… In 2017, 47,173 Americans died by suicide 70% of individuals tell someone or give warning signs before taking their own life Suicide rates overall have increased by 24 […]