• Feeling Defensive

    As lawyers, it is our job to be right. To get the right answer, to find the right solution, to have the right words. In truth, you could say that about any profession,…

  • Relationships

    Our relationships with the people in our lives are at the root of every challenge in our lives. Our relationships with others play a significant role in our happiness. How do we improve…

  • Giving Away Our Power

    As a basic premise, we as humans have the right to determine how we spend our time, where our energy goes, who we have relationships with. We have complete autonomy over our lives.…

  • “I Wish…”

    I was thinking today about all the phrases we use in our daily lives that bog us down. Those little sentences and thoughts that seem so innocuous but also important: Whenever we chew…

  • Negative Feelings

    There will be bad days. One of the drawbacks of living in a society where everyone is so interconnected and everyone’s lives are constantly on display, is that it blurs the lines of…

  • Feeling Unfulfilled

    ā€œSuccess without fulfillment is the ultimate failure.ā€ Tony Robbins I rarely encounter a client that isn’t struggling in some manner to connect with her purpose. After so many years of working toward this…

  • The Mistake Spiral

    The most common thing I see among associate attorneys is the fear of making mistakes. As attorneys, we can become so paranoid about making a mistake that we put a tremendous amount of…

  • Sunday Mourning Blues

    We’ve all been there….You enjoy a blissful, care-free Saturday. Your email was silent (or ignored). No surprise projects, no random client demand. You relaxed and enjoyed a mental break from work. Then it’s…