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Depression in Lawyers: Bad News and Good News
July 11, 2022

In a recent ALM Mental Health and Substance Abuse Survey, 31.2% of lawyers surveyed felt they were depressed — that is four times the depression rate of the general population.

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Why Lawyers Burn Out – A New Video
July 5, 2022

Gray Robinson discusses Why Lawyers Burn Out – and How to be Happy Healthy and Successful in this new video published by Family Lawyer Magazine.

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Confidence and the Family Lawyer
May 24, 2022

Confidence is ultimately more important than resilience, talent, or even intelligence for successful family lawyers. Here is why.

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9 Reasons Why Lawyers Quit Practicing Law
May 17, 2022

This article was named one of the top ten articles over the last 10 years in Family Law Magazine.

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The Enemy Within: Are Your Thoughts Sabotaging Your Success?
February 18, 2022

One of the most important steps in mental and emotional health is to be aware of your inner thoughts. 

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9 New Year’s Resolutions to Make for Resilience in 2022
January 18, 2022

Nine New Year’s resolutions to help divorce lawyers rise above the challenges of practicing law and thrive in 2022.

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Beating Burnout: Authority Magazine Interview on the 5 Things You Should Do If You Are Experiencing Work Burnout
December 3, 2021

Millions of Americans are returning back to work after being home during the pandemic. While this has been exciting for many, some are feeling burned out by their work. What do you do if you are feeling burned out by your work?

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How to Handle the Client from Hell
November 18, 2021

Four red flags and seven steps to preserve your practice and maintain your sanity when dealing with an impossibly difficult client.

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Attorneys and the art and science of persuasion
October 8, 2021

A great deal of practicing law is persuading someone to believe, act or agree with your client’s position, whether it is in a courtroom, a boardroom, a negotiation or at a dinner table.

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Preventing Compassion Fatigue: When Lawyers Care Too Much
August 13, 2021

Burnout and compassion fatigue are human responses to overwhelming emotional trauma and constant stress.

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