894 ABA Journal Lawyer Wellness articles.
Jan 2, 2020 9:40 AM CST
The Your Voice columns of 2019 that we found most impactful were the ones that dug deeper, got personal and exposed the human side of the profession, and justice, itself—and sometimes they included a little humor, too.
Dec 23, 2019 9:44 AM CST
Dec 20, 2019 12:38 PM CST
Dec 13, 2019 10:11 AM CST
Lawyer and author Jeena Cho writes in her latest On Well-being column that she discovered during a monthlong silent meditation retreat how addicted she was to her iPhone.
Nov 27, 2019 11:49 AM CST
From daily happiness levels at work to reframing how you think about competition, brand expert and lawyer Katy Goshtasbi offers ways for lawyers stay on top when it comes to business development—whether it’s their own brand or their firm’s brand.
Nov 21, 2019 6:30 AM CST
“We’ve become self-important takers who favored me over you, more over less, and shiny objects over personal connections,” writes lawyer Charles P. Edwards. He discusses why having good character is important for leaders in the legal field.
Nov 7, 2019 6:30 AM CST
Oct 3, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
As the first day of fall kicked off last week, it’s clear that there’s been a decrease in daylight.
According to the Cleveland Clinic, half a million Americans have…
Oct 2, 2019 3:27 PM CDT
Mental health is a concern and work-life balance a priority for many summer associates surveyed by the American Lawyer this year.
Forty-two percent said they are concerned about mental health…
Sep 23, 2019 1:13 PM CDT
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, affecting 40 million American adults age 18 and…
Sep 18, 2019 10:39 AM CDT
In the decade since the Great Recession, wages for private lawyers have risen, with the average salary now at $144,230. However, digging deeper into a collection of data released in the last year-and-a-half shows the wealth is not being shared equally across gender, region, client type and practice areas.
Sep 1, 2019 3:40 AM CDT
Should you choose a state that’s already home to tons of attorneys? Or one that costs very little to buy a home? Or maybe in a state that boasts a high concentration of legal jobs?
Sep 1, 2019 3:30 AM CDT
Jeena Cho says there are three strategies and lessons that she found invaluable in working with anxiety.
Sep 1, 2019 2:40 AM CDT
Lawyers have to be aware of how their philosophy—no matter what it is—affects their lives and the lives of others, says lawyer James Gray Robinson. The core of the mindfulness philosophy is the concept of awareness. It is critical to a well-lived life.
Aug 29, 2019 10:14 AM CDT