It happens to everyone — sometimes life stinks (or at least seems to). Here’s some of my best advice for how to get yourself out of a funk — or at the very least, how to keep your spirits high if life.
Fun questions for today: have you tried different meditation apps or different forms of meditation? What are you liking right now? Have you found meditation and mindfulness to help with stress, focus, and productivity? There’s a lot of noise about the benefits of meditation these days — managing stress and anxiety! increased focus! neuroplasticity! closing your tabs! … Read More about The Best Meditation Apps (That Aren’t Headspace)
Here’s a question for you guys: how do YOU deal with overwhelm? Whether it’s that end of the day feeling of “gaaaah I have so much more to do,” that “looming doom” feeling that always preceded finals or other big career events, or other forms of overwhelm, what do you do to calm yourself and … Read More about How Do YOU Deal With Overwhelm?
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion about the benefits of meditation for business women, but you may also want to check out our recent discussions of the best meditation apps for working women, as well as how to deal with overwhelm. Ladies, do you meditate? I’ve never found the time to learn … Read More about The Benefits Of Meditation for Businesswomen
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion about the best ways to relax after a stressful day, but you may also want to check out our recent discussion of how do you deal with overwhelm. Here’s a fun topic: what are the best ways to relax after a stressful day? We had an … Read More about The Best Ways to Relax After A Stressful Day
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to stop overthinking and worrying about the future, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of how do you deal with overwhelm. What are your best tips to stop yourselves from overthinking, readers? How can you work through anxiety and … Read More about How to Stop Overthinking/Worrying About the Future
Drinking and drug use can be a problem for anyone, but there have been a number of stories lately about how it’s particularly a problem for lawyers. (We’ve also talked in the past about how there are many high-achieving women who drink too much, too, and there was a great Medium post by Kristi Coulter … Read More about Open Thread: On Drinking Too Much, Jobs That Encourage Drinking, and Drinking Because of Job-Related Stress
Something I’ve noticed a LOT of friends doing lately is backing away from social media. I’ve been doing a partial social media break, since as a blogger I can’t really take a total break — but I’ve definitely modified my consumption. So let’s talk about it: What are you doing with the extra time if … Read More about How to Take a Partial Social Media Break
A great roundup of posts to help you look more polished, appreciate more and stress less, organize, grow your career, socialize more, save more, pay down debt, learn about personal finance, eat better, and move more!
What kinds of hobbies do you like to take part in after work and on weekends? (We’re talking about offline activities here — no computers required/allowed!) This is the first in a series of occasional posts where we’ll take a look at how to pick up various hobbies. Today we’re talking about coloring books for adults, an activity that has exploded in … Read More about Hobby Wednesday: Coloring Books for Adults
Reader C has a great question about work/life balance — and keeping a standing therapy appointment without being perceived as lazy. I can’t wait to hear the readers’ tips on making time for therapy! Here’s her question: Hi! I’m a newer BigLaw associate. The stress of the job has caused my mental health to take … Read More about Making Time for Therapy
2017 Update: We still stand by this discussion of crying at work — you may also want to check out our recent discussion of how to get a poker face at work. OK, ladies and gents, let’s discuss: How do you keep from crying at work, whether due to personal reasons or as a reaction to … Read More about Crying at Work: How to Deal