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Infographic: Why the legal profession needs mindfulness

Derek Bolen
Columbus, OH

​There’s a reason why mindfulness is gaining traction in the legal sector, an industry in which depression and professional burnout were treated as taboo at best and as an acceptable byproduct of the profession at worst. Lawyers suffer some of the worst stress in any profession.We’ve collected some stats on the areas mindfulness seeks to address in the infographic below—as well as a light at the end of the tunnel. As long as the conversation around mental health and self-care continues, the legal profession only stands to improve.