Is your mind constantly going at 150 mph? Do you find yourself wasting precious time thinking about the past or worrying about the future? Do you struggle to keep your attention on a task? Are you always multitasking, unable to focus? Is stress or anxiety keeping you from doing your best work? Mindfulness and meditation practice is the key to increasing focus and productivity! In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn: the latest research on lawyer burnout, stress (including minority stress), anxiety, depression, and other issues lawyers face; effective tools for stress and anxiety management; understanding the stress response – distinguishing between good stress and bad stress; how mindfulness can decrease distractions and increase productivity; simple practices you can incorporate into your day to let go of stress and return to homeostasis; increasing awareness and noticing when you’re distracted; tips for increasing focus and productivity; using mindfulness and meditation to work with the inner-critic and let go of unproductive thought patterns; and the importance of self-care and caring for your well-being.
Speakers: Jeena Cho (JC Law Group PC); Noah Lewis (Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund); Laura Maechtlen (Seyfarth Shaw LLP)
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