For many, the joy of working in and around the law is sometimes lost among the intense dedication, long hours and heavy workloads necessary to achieve success. This does not have to be the case, however. In fact, there are myriad online resources and strategies that can help individuals find peace and balance between the demands of a career and those of personal fulfillment and a happier life.
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Many of these tools are targeted specifically toward legal professionals, and focus on what one can do within his or her life in the law to achieve personal and emotional—as well as professional—success.
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Cincinnati Bar Association Health and Well Being Committee
JD Bliss - Work-life Calculator
Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program
The Mindful Lawyer Conference - Resources
LawCare.org - Health Support and Advice for Lawyers
CBA Report: Dodging Second Darts
OLAP: Signs and symptoms of depression and addiction
Relaxation techniques from the Mayo Clinic
Stress Management for Lawyers (Michigan Bar Journal)
10-step action plan to start your day with exercise
How to recognize the signs and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome
Fitting fitness into your life
Yoga and meditation's benefits for lawyers
Boosting Health and Stamina
Stress: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Healthy Living for Lawyers
Time Management for Lawyers
The Happy Lawyer: Making a Good Life in the Law
Stress Management for Lawyers: How To Increase Personal & Professional Satisfaction In The Law
The Reflective Counselor: Daily Meditations for Lawyers
The Lawyer's Guide to Balancing Life and Work
Transforming Practices: Finding Joy and Satisfaction in the Legal Life
Stress Management for Lawyers (PDF, by Mark R. Siwik)
Making Better Decisions (PDF, by Roger Hall, Ph.D.)
Multitasking Gone Mad (PDF, by Irwin Karp)
Enhancing People Skills for Attorneys (PDF, by Cal Sutliff)