A Mistake, the Torment, the Recovery – A Very Personal Experience

Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” – Leo Tolstoy The legal profession has earned the dubious title as the unhappiest one.  Why is that and is there a solution to it?  I’ve been practicing law for some thirty years now and have had my share of troubles—difficult clients, treacherous colleagus, abusive judges, nastyContinue reading “A Mistake, the Torment, the Recovery – A Very Personal Experience”

Understand Stress & Taking Control

Stress and the Nutshell Stress is a mental event. It is caused by thoughts  that arise in response to an external event.  For example, if you hear that there are massive layoffs at your company, you may feel stress—nothing has actually happened but the thought of being laid off is what causes the stress.   Survival & Stress StressContinue reading “Understand Stress & Taking Control”

Help A Lawyer Today in Just 5 Minutes!

Despite centuries of well established research, often by the greatest philosophers, psychologists and psychologists, humans only seem to be making things worse in their workplaces. Your own law office is indeed a likely incubator of its fair share of this debilitating process. There’s hope! You! Read on! When those impossible deadlines crowd out your positiveContinue reading “Help A Lawyer Today in Just 5 Minutes!”

The Greatest Failing – Silence

One profound observation of the industrial era is the development of stoicism within the workplace and every day life.Having grown up and been educated in my beloved Britain, the ‘stiff upper lip’ was always expected from every child that ever hit the gravel path from a speeding bicycle. To cry out in pain is oftenContinue reading “The Greatest Failing – Silence”