The aim of Well-Being Week in Law is to raise awareness about mental health and encourage action and innovation across the profession to improve well-being. We invite you to join us in being a champion of well-being in the legal community.
Monday, May 3
Yes, You Can! Busting Meditation Myths to Clear Your Path to Mindfulness
Practicing law is stressful in the best of circumstances, let alone in the midst of a crisis like we’ve all experienced recently. Meditation is an excellent tool for coping with the stress that comes with practicing law, however many people are under the misconception that tool isn’t available for them. In this program, Nevada attorney Glenn Meier discusses some of the myths behind that misconception and leads you through a short exercise to demonstrate that yes, you can meditate.
Tuesday, May 4
Looking Past COVID
In March, the bar surveyed Nevada attorneys about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and their outlook for the year ahead with an emphasis on how the pandemic affected well-being. More than 600 attorneys responded and included “pearls of wisdom” for getting through the pandemic.
—> Survey Report (PDF)
Wednesday, May 5
Above the Law: Elevating Your Mental Health
0.5 AAMH CLE Credit
During this CLE, mental health therapist and relationship expert, Bashea Williams will provide those in the legal field with awareness and tools to process and manage their mental health with healthy strategies.
—> Video presentation coming soon
Thursday, May 6
Discover opportunities to stay connected and become involved in the legal community with these special messages from affinity bar associations.
Friday, May 7
Preventing Business Burnout: A Panel Discussion
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
1.0 AAMH CLE Credit
Solo practitioners and managers of small law firms experience business burnout at a high rate. During this panel focused on proactively preventing business burnout, a variety of perspectives will be shared. Key takeaways will be advice on the importance of solo practice firm management and operations; community engagement; and mindfulness as tools for managing workload.
ADDITIONAL WELL-BEING RESOURCES
Watch: The Perfect Diet
Engage & Grow
Watch: Logic vs Emotion