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Oh Canada, Our Home and Imperfect Land

Oh Canada, Our Home and Imperfect Land

Oh Canada, Our Home and Imperfect Land What does Canada Day mean to you?   Our history is not all sunshine and light, a group of pioneers pulling together to build a great...

On Being a Happy Lawyer

On Being a Happy Lawyer

On Being a Happy Lawyer Happiness and practicing law don’t always go together the way peanut butter and jam do.

Lawyers' Families, Workaholism and Well-Being

Lawyers' Families, Workaholism and Well-Being

Lawyers’ Families, Workaholism and Well-Being  We talked about perfectionism in this blog a few weeks ago, and I mentioned that I brought perfectionism to my role as a lawyer’s wife, as...

The Many Months of June

The Many Months of June

The Many Months of June June is a wonderful month. Many of us associate it with the end of the Canadian school year.

Closing the Gap - Reducing Stigma in Lawyer Mental Health

Closing the Gap - Reducing Stigma in Lawyer Mental Health

Closing the Gap—Reducing Stigma in Lawyer Mental Health Content Warning: this blog does not contain light-hearted anecdotes and attempts at humour, primarily because I can’t think of ways to talk about stigma...

Fighting Despair and Isolation

Fighting Despair and Isolation

Fighting Despair and Isolation We are on the cusp of the May long weekend, an annual spring rite of passage, regardless of whether we are heading out on a weekend adventure...

HALT in the Name of Law

HALT in the Name of Law

HALT in the Name of Law This week is Lawyer Well-Being Week at Assist, Mental Health Week in Canada, and Well-Being in Law Week in the United States.

Mental Health Week and Well-Being in Law Week

Mental Health Week and Well-Being in Law Week

Mental Health Week and Well-Being in Law Week  The COVID-19 pandemic and work from home orders, both of which arrived in Alberta in March of 2020, enhanced creative thinking.