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Calming the Stressed Brain

Calming the Stressed Brain

Calming the Stressed Brain This week, I was preparing for a presentation which considered the impact of stress on our cognitive functioning.

Being a Successful Lawyer

Being a Successful Lawyer

BEING A SUCCESSFUL LAWYER Today, I have the pleasure of hosting an Assist booth at the LESA Real Estate Refresher in Kananaskis.

"Don't Worry, Be Grateful"

"Don't Worry, Be Grateful"

“Don’t Worry, Be Grateful” I wish that I could take credit for the title of today’s blog, but they aren’t my words (although I added the comma!).

A Stanford Duck out of Water

A Stanford Duck out of Water

A Stanford Duck Out of Water  The Stanford Duck metaphor in last week’s blog resonated with a lot of our readers.

Stanford Ducks, Imposters and Overachievers

Stanford Ducks, Imposters and Overachievers

Stanford Ducks, Imposters and Insecure Overachievers and the Risk of Burnout I learned a new term this week that applies to many law students, articling students and lawyers who are at...

Desiderata (Back by Popular Demand)

Desiderata (Back by Popular Demand)

This week, I am focusing on preparations for a family celebration of life this weekend, and getting our board meeting mailout complete by the end of Friday, and working on...

World Suicide Prevention Day 2023

World Suicide Prevention Day 2023

World Suicide Prevention Day 2023 This Sunday, September 10th, is World Suicide Prevention Day.   If you are fortunate, your life has not been touched by suicide.

Happy Labour Day Weekend!

Happy Labour Day Weekend!

Happy Labour Day Weekend!  As lawyers, most of us associate Labour Day with a great long weekend that wraps up summer with one last hurrah before school and structure—to the extent...

Fires, Fires, Everywhere

Fires, Fires, Everywhere

Fires, Fires, Everywhere The last few weeks have been tumultuous for many of us.