Technology and Mental Health

How Lawyers Are Affected by Devices and Social Media and What to Do About It A few years ago, I was sitting in a partner’s office discussing what he described as the “good ole days.” He told me that without question the thing that made practicing...

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Life Never Stops

Life is good and life is full, but there are days when it is just hard to stay focused and days when it is hard to find appreciation for the richness that is my life.  And that is what it looks like to be on this journey following my divorce. But...

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Grow Your Gratitude

Because how you think about yourself and everything around you is more important to your happiness than your actual objective circumstances, increasing your attention to all the good things in your life can significantly enhance your happiness...

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Beating the Odds

I consider myself extremely lucky. I was born in Compton in the 1950s as one of five children. My father had several strokes – and a debilitating one when I was 4 years old. Despite the health risks involved, he worked on the railroad daily with...

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Asking for Help

The truth is that most of us are not good at asking for help. For one thing, the myth continues that asking for help makes a person appear weak. In fact, asking for help empowers the person because it allows them to face chronic problems head-on...

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