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The Mindful Mindset: Managing Anxiety the Mindful Way

"Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones." - Thich Nhat Hanh Mindfulness encourages us to pay attention intentionally to the present moment and non-judgmentally observe what is happening within and around us.  It is not uncommon to be living on autopilot where our responses become an automatic reaction…

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The Mindful Mindset: Starting Your Morning The Mindful Way

Mindfulness brings you into the present moment of your current experience rather than remembering the past or anticipating the future.  It teaches us that we can be aware of our thoughts without judging them as right or wrong, pleasant or unpleasant.  They are simply just thoughts.  To practice mindfulness, start by becoming aware of your thoughts, sensations, and feelings.  Eventually through repeated practice, you can access the quiet "observer" within you who is only noticing what is happening in your surrounding environment without getting swept away by thoughts and feelings. The morning is a great time to practice mindfulness as the morning can set the tone of your entire day.  It is easy…

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The Mindful Mindset: Handling Rejection the Mindful Way

"Success is a lousy teacher.  It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." - Bill Gates Let's face it, we all get rejected at some point.  For most of us, the emotional pain of being rejected can feel destabilizing and take us away from the path to success.  An unfortunate by-product of rejection is that it can create negative self-talk and criticism, which then cuts away at our confidence and perhaps even leads us to avoid situations where we think we could be rejected again.  This can send us away from opportunity, growth, and professional development.  Don't let yourself get…

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Career Advice? Live Your Own Dream and Do What You Love

The best piece of career advice I have received is really quite simple.  Live your own dream and do what you love.  When you do what you love, it won’t feel like work.  How then can you apply this to your career? First, keep an open mind and take ownership of your career.  There is no one-size-fits-all legal career.  Lawyers work in all kinds of settings.  Some focus on trying cases; others on closing deals.  Some are excellent writers, while others are have an uncanny ability to draw in clients.  Some lawyers choose not to practice at all and apply…

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