Lawyer Well-Being Week 2020: Weekly Resources

Miles Mediation & Arbitration is proud to celebrate Lawyer Well-being Week 2020. Here are some helpful resources provided by the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being as part of its the Lawyer Well-being Weekly Toolkit.

 

MONDAY

 

WATCH THIS: Dr. Matt Walker’s TED Talk: Sleep Is Your Superpower

READ THIS: Tony Schwartz & Catherine McCarthy’s Harvard Business Review article: Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time. “Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons.” – Ruth Ann Schabacker

DO THIS: Active Meeting Challenge. Today, do all of your meetings (or even just one!) while standing up or walking. Post on social media about your experience using the hashtag #LawyerWellbeingWeek. Have fun!

 

 

TUESDAY

 

WATCH THIS: Emily Esfahani Smith’s TED Talk: There’s More to Life Than Being Happy (Pursue Meaning Instead)

READ THIS: Anne Brafford & Robert Rebele’s Court Review article: Judges’ Well-Being And The Importance Of Meaningful

DO THIS: Complete the Values Challenge Activity Guide and post about your experience on social media using the hashtag #LawyerWellbeingWeek. Have fun!

 

WEDNESDAY

 

WATCH THIS: Shawn Achor’s TED Talk: The Happy Secret To Better Work Amy Wrzesniewski and colleagues’

READ THIS: Harvard Business Review article: Turn The Job You Have Into The Job You Want.

DO THIS: Complete the Peak Performance Through Character Strengths Activity Guide and post about your experience on social media using the hashtag #LawyerWellbeingWeek. Have fun!

 

THURSDAY

 

WATCH THIS: Adam Grant’s TED Talk: Are You a Giver or a Taker?

READ THIS: Rob Cross’s Harvard Business Review article: To Be Happier at Work, Invest More In Your Relationships.

DO THIS: Write a gratitude letter to someone you’ve been meaning to thank and read it out loud to them. Post about your experience on social media using the hashtag #LawyerWellbeingWeek. Have fun!

 

FRIDAY

WATCH THIS: Jon Krop’s Lawyer Well-Being Channel video: Anxiety Toolkit: Mindfulness Practices to Reduce Anxiety in Trying Times

READ THIS: Diana O’Brien and Jen Fisher’s Harvard Business Review article: 5 Ways Bosses Can Reduce The Stigma of Mental Health At Work

DO THIS: Complete the 2-Minute Stress Relief Activity Guide and post about your experience on social media using the hashtag #LawyerWellbeingWeek. Have fun!