You’re Overworked. Here’s What to Do About It.

The following is a guest blog post by Dina Lynch Eisenberg, Esq., who provides consulting services to help overworked lawyers transform their work and life.

The signs of overwork are subtle and insidious. They sneak up on you. Are you feeling tired, unfocused, dissatisfied, doubtful, annoyed, pain? If you answered yes to a few of these signals, you may want to stop and look for ways to refresh yourself with these methods. Continue reading

8 Things Lawyers Can Do to Address Burn Out

If you’re a lawyer, you probably know some burned out lawyers. In fact, you might be a burned out lawyer yourself. There are plenty of articles about how billable hour demands and student debt loads are crushing lawyers’ souls. Unfortunately, these issues are just the tip of the iceberg. Lawyers also can be dragged down by representing clients or causes they don’t agree with, the hierarchical nature of the profession, the publics’ negative perceptions of lawyers and the work we do, etc. What is a lawyer to do? Here are some suggestions. Continue reading