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"For fast-acting relief, try slowing down."

—Lily Tomlin

Finding Happiness in the Midst of Crisis

Let’s be honest. The past year has been challenging. To one degree or another, we have all lost something: a job, loved ones, community, the list goes on. So, what can we do to be happy (or contented) and feel connected during these difficult times? This lawyer summarizes some tips learned from Shawn Achor, the New York Times best-selling author of The Happiness Advantage. Read More

Lessons on Wellness from the Angriest Lawyer in Town

Having represented the angriest lawyer in town in a discipline matter before the State Bar years ago, this attorney shares some life lessons learned along the way. Read More

Mindful Moment

Conscious periodic deep breathing not only decreases stress, it also lowers blood pressure, promotes clearer thinking, and increases feelings of well-being. Read more.

Podcast Alert: The Human Lawyer

The Human Lawyer podcast, recorded right here in NC, focuses on amplifying lawyer's human stories to explore how those stories inform people's work as lawyers. The Human Lawyer aims to explore a deeper understanding of how prioritizing that which makes us human leads lawyers to a more fulfilling career path. Check it out.

6 Strategies to Get a Perfectionistic Lawyer Off the Ledge

In one of life’s ironies, the very things that make a great lawyer may also make a lawyer miserable. Read more.

Your Brain is Not (Actually) for Thinking

In stressful times, this surprising lesson from neuroscience may help to lessen your anxieties. Read more.

Something to Consider

Mother Teresa diagnosed the world’s ills in this way: we’ve just “forgotten that we belong to each other.” Kinship is what happens to us when we refuse to let that happen. We may disagree about every single thing. And we can still be kind to one another.

Upcoming Events - LAP Related

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Upcoming Events - Community Based
(not LAP sponsored; a clearing house of information for recovery related events around the state)

Feb 12, 2021
Free 5-Hour CLE
Wake Forest Law Review
Symposium on Secondary Trauma

Renewal Center of the South
Current Retreat Schedule

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