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Email Overload and the Bencher Election

Email Overload and the Bencher Election

Email Overload and the Bencher Election Many of us feel overwhelmed by the volume of information impacting us—through email, social media, ads—and the information seems increasingly complex and urgent.

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...