How to Nurture Your Mental Health at Work

mental health; nurturing mental health for working lawyers

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 […]

Right On Time: A Theory Supporting the Momentary Nature of Perception

Our judgement process causes common events to be misinterpreted as being important. For example, let’s imagine that you recently had a fascinating conversation about traveling to Australia with a friend, and it gets stuck in your head (though you’ve never really considered it before). Over the next week, you repeatedly see ads for Australian tourism […]

How To Do a Mindfulness Body Scan

It sounds almost paradoxical, but maintaining a mindful state is heavily linked to the body as a whole. With this being said, many mindfulness practitioners say that the best place to start is with a mindfulness body scan, which I will walk you through it at the end of this article, but you don’t want […]

Next Level Mindfulness: Identifying the Self

This is a doozy, but worth it. We’ve arrived at a point in our discussions where it’s become necessary to address some potentially distressing concepts. Through the practice of mindfulness and gaining an understanding of the moment, it is inevitable that we question the true nature of our personal identity, or “self”. The topic is […]

The Quantum Mind

* This is a math-free zone, do not panic! * The word “quantum” gets a bad rap. It’s a great thing to bring into the conversation if you want to break up a party, and that’s a shame. What most people might not be aware of is that the term is just used as a […]

5 Ways to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Goals

“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” – Moliere Has this ever happened to you? You are rolling along, getting things done, perhaps working towards a goal, and Wham! Life puts a big roadblock in your way. Maybe it’s a setback in your health. Perhaps it’s a difficult situation at work that […]

Give Yourself Permission to Relax

We live in driven times. Everything is a push, a need to accomplish many things and do them well. There is a lot to be said for working hard and putting positive efforts into the important things in your life. When you have reached your goal, it shows that you have put in the effort […]

What does it TRULY mean to be present?

You may have noticed that “mindfulness” is everywhere these days. It seems like everyone is reading about it, talking about it, and doing it. At the same time, many people are very confused about what “being in the present moment” actually is, and how to stay mindful. With so much going on in the world, […]

What it Truly Means to Stay Positive

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.” Robert H. Schuller We’ve all heard the phrases, “stay positive” and “have a positive outlook on life.” Sounds great, right? What does that really mean? What does having a positive mindset look like, […]