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Mental Health & Toxic People

Guarding our mental health in today’s challenging times is often easier said than done.  One mental health goal toward which we should all be striving, however, is a significant reduction of  time spent around toxic, negative, unpleasant, rude, bullying, thoughtless and/or chronically grouchy people.   That, unfortunately, is not always possible (think workplace and relatives!).  […]

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The Top 10 Things That Exhausted & Energized Me in 2009

Top ten Things that Exhausted Me in 2009: Having to carry that ol’ imaginary shovel around b/c of all the phoniness and BS in this ol’ world Folks who are always late and who apologize (again and again) for their tardiness without any intention of acting on their empty apologies Veneer people – no substance […]

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“Holiday Health Check”…How Are We Handling the Holidays So Far?

Now’s the time to take a deep breath and re-look at our holiday pace, our actions and as painful as it may be…our attitudes. (1)  How do we feel…happy, relaxed or totally overwhelmed, bleary eyed and sleep deprived, no time to think? (2)  Is part of this because we aren’t making the time for our […]

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Health-Related Procrastination Can Create Tougher Consequences

It’s good we don’t have crystal balls to see into the future because sometimes it would be too overwhelming.  2009 has ended up being a year when I’ve had to face some health and old horse-related injury matters needing overdue attention.  I won’t bore you with the details, but bottom line is I am just […]

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Law Office Mental Health Policies for Well Known & Our “Other” Addictions

Alcoholism, substance abuse and depression; these three afflictions usually receive the most attention at CLE programs and in legal publications. This makes sense in light of the continuing (and alarming) rise in the numbers of attorneys suffering with these impairments. What we don’t hear as much about, statistically or otherwise, are the more subtle impairments […]

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