News: Health & Wellness

Three Motivating Reasons for Men to See a Therapist Besides “Talking about Feelings”

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By: Calle Mendenhall It’s no surprise that men are reluctant to go to therapy.  Weakness, denial, stubbornness, cost, time, judgment from others (or of himself), and fear are the most common reasons…

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Health and Wellness: It’s More Than a Month

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By Jeff Johnston The month of May is Health and Wellness month here at the Alabama State Bar. All of May, through articles and social media posts, the Quality of Life, Health…

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Attorney Wellness Month Plans and Resources

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The Quality of Life, Health & Wellness Committee has planned a full slate of events and offerings to recognize the month of May as ASB Wellness Month for Lawyers and Judges and…

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Health and Wellness: Attorney Nutrition and Mental Health

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by Erik Heninger, Heninger Garrison Davis LLC. I have a complex relationship with food. Let me rephrase that: I LOVE food. Fried food, salty food, sweet food. My mouth starts to water…

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Health and Wellness: The Month of Love and a Healthy Heart

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By: Ashley Roy, Esq. The month of February is commonly known as the month of love because we celebrate Valentine’s Day. February and those red hearts also have another meaning that’s very…

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Health and Wellness: Motherhood and the Law – A Wellness Check on our “Law Moms”

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by Effie Hawthorne, Associate General Counsel at the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners Children. Legal career. Burnout. Did those four words just resonate down to your bones? I speculate that you’re a mother, likely of…

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Health and Wellness: Giving Yourself Permission

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by Calle Mendenhall Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP The parties have been had.  The gifts unwrapped.  The in-laws (hopefully) out of your home.  Finally, time to take a deep breath, relax, and reconnect…

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Mind Full? Or Mindful? – ASB Task Force on Quality of Life, Health & Wellness

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By Lynn D. Hogewood Mindfulness – are you tired of hearing the word?  Is your mind full?  Or are you mindful?  What does any of this mean anyway?  The word mindfulness and the…

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Reducing Anxiety and Increasing Resilience as Attorneys

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by Lynn Hogewood We are settling into the fall semester at Cumberland with 160 first-year law students eager and anxious to achieve success.  Meanwhile, recent graduates are anxiously awaiting the July Bar…

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Lawyer Health and Wellness: Healthy Snacking

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By Erika McKay, General Counsel, Alabama Department of Commerce For many of us, the transition from working from home to returning to the office required a shift in eating habits. The ease of…

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