There are countless aphorisms about self-care, ranging from the pithy to the profound. Many of these boil down to insufficient available time with the result being that, when it comes to self-care, many of us can’t seem to find the time. It’s understandable; there are always other priorities, urgent matters, other people’s needs, etc. There are only so many hours in a day. And so it goes, each day … [Read more...]
Pro Bono: For the Public Good and Your Well-being
When I feel overwhelmed, I find a pro bono case.” Is this the opposite of what you might expect to hear? This lawyer said that the ability to step back and look at something new and different meant they provided better service to their paying clients. Who doesn’t want that? Pro Bono week is October 24-30, and the national theme is Moving Forward in a Post-Pandemic World. Minnesota initiatives … [Read more...]
March 5 is a Day of Unplugging – Why is This Good for Our Profession?
https://www.nationaldayofunplugging.com/ We all know technology in the practice of law has numerous benefits. It allows for prompt client communication, readily available research databases, video conferencing, and the flexibility to work nearly anywhere. Additionally, today’s marketing revolves around a healthy website and social media presence. The internet is one of the first places many … [Read more...]