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Obstacles in the path are not obstacles, they ARE the path.
—Jane Lotter

Message from the Director

It is an honor to witness such a profound transformation in the lives of those with whom we work. Read More

Tapping Out: The Value of a Summer Sabbatical

After 28 years of law practice, this lawyer took a summer sabbatical to recharge and returned to practice with a fresh perspective. Encouraging other lawyers to consider a sabbatical of any length, he offers some practical advice on how to make it happen. It is all in the decision and planning and the actual unplugging. Read More

Living Joyfully After Losing It All

A series of poor choices lead this lawyer to lose everything he once held dear, but through the fire he emerged transformed in ways he never expected.  Read More

Practice Perspectives

This lawyer reports that writing this gratitude list about day-to-day law practice turned out to be a very necessary and freeing exercise. Read More

What's the State of Your Glass?

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Mindfulness Training Specific for Lawyers Takes Off in NC

“Mindfulness is no longer nice to have. It’s a must have.” – Harvard Business Review. There’s lots of talk about using mindfulness to boost positive thinking, build resilience, increase productivity, and foster better mental and physical health, but exactly how do we do it? Find out! The NCLAP is partnering with Conscious Legal Minds to offer this CLE training across the state. Read Article

Something to Consider

Our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.

M. Scott Peck

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