972 ABA Journal Lawyer Wellness articles.
Jan 20, 2022 10:24 AM CST
Darryl Wilson, an in-house attorney at Tyson Foods in Springdale, Arkansas, has used cooking as a form of therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic. He launched his own Instagram account, where he regularly posts photos of his dishes, and taught two virtual cooking classes to members of the ABA Young Lawyers Division. “We always have to find things that make us happy and that are fulfilling or rewarding to us,” he says. “Mine just happens to be cooking.”
Jan 20, 2022 9:22 AM CST
Jan 11, 2022 11:49 AM CST
“I dread what returning to normal would mean for my work/life: less sleep, less exercise, fewer hobbies and more stress. What lies ahead for me is a tangled knot of issues.”
Jan 11, 2022 8:54 AM CSTNational Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being that the American Bar Association participated in will host its inaugural conference later this month.
Jan 7, 2022 11:23 AM CSTMembers Who Inspire series. In the past year, we featured many in the legal field who are encouraging and energizing others with their good work, including advocating for inmates on death row, mentoring prospective law students of African descent and fighting to stop bullying in the workplace.
Dec 17, 2021 9:34 AM CST
Check out these tips from David Yamada, a labor & employment expert and the subject of our Members Who Inspire column in our Dec. 2021-Jan. 2022 issue.
Dec 1, 2021 4:15 PM CST
The holidays are upon us, and one of the first questions any stressed out, anxious or close to burnt-out lawyers should be asking themselves is “How do I feel about…
Dec 1, 2021 9:12 AM CST
“We’re taught to be really good at manipulating language as lawyers, and language is the stock-in-trade of bullying and abuse,” Prof. David Yamada says. “Most of the time, it’s not about physical aggression. It’s about commissions and omissions, I guess you could say, in terms of how people treat one another.”
Dec 1, 2021 12:40 AM CST
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Nov 3, 2021 10:54 AM CDT
Nov 2, 2021 10:18 AM CDT
Since March 2020, most law firms and legal organizations have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic by allowing their employees to work remotely and transition to more flexible hours. For some lawyers with disabilities, teleworking has brought significant benefits, including increased access to their clients and colleagues and to more job opportunities.
Oct 26, 2021 10:45 AM CDT
Oct 20, 2021 11:21 AM CDT
Among the highly exhausted group, 41% showed signs of psychological distress; 68% were looking to leave their organization; and 61% frequently delayed, scoped down or killed projects in which they were involved.
Oct 11, 2021 9:10 AM CDT