Wellness Newsletter_squareNEW: The State Bar's Wellness Newsletter

The Attorney Wellness Committee is excited to present the first installment of the Lawyers Living Well quarterly newsletter, in which you will find news, resources and articles centered on wellness. You may opt in to receive the newsletter straight to your inbox once a quarter. 

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Lawyers Living Well is a production of the State Bar of Georgia's Attorney Wellness Committee and Lawyer Assistance Program. Lawyers Living Well is a resource for all things wellness, just for lawyers.

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Monthly "Touch" Wellness Events

  • October 28, 2020: Help Is Out There: Why Don't We Use It?: WATCH 
  • January 28, 2021: What Happens When You Call? Demystifying the LAP Hotline and #UseYour6: WATCH
  • February 25, 2021: Setting the Bar: A Vision Board Party for Lawyers: WATCH
  • March 24, 2021: How to Say No to Last-Minute Requests & Feel Good About It: WATCH
  • April 29, 2021: We Took the Pledge: Now What? Well-Being in Legal Practice: WATCH
  • May 26, 2021: Planting the Seeds of Well-Being: It Starts in Law School: WATCH

Georgia Bar Journal Wellness Articles

Read articles on a variety of wellness topics, published by members of the Attorney Wellness Committee in the bi-monthly Georgia Bar Journal magazine. 

August: "The Loneliness Crisis" by LaKeisha R. Randall
October: "A New Space for Wellness" by Amber Rikard
December: "My Story: Postpartum Issues, Resources and Recovery" by Amna R. Shirazi

February: "Mostly True: The Sam Skelton Story" by Sam Skelton
April: "Mindfulness Meditation to Combat Stress and Promote Civility in the Law" by Danielle "Dani" Berry
June: "The Benefits of Counseling" by Megan Murren Rittle
August: "Why Work-Life Balance is Impossible to Achieve and What We Can Do Instead" by Plamen Russev
October: "Help Is Out There" by Lynn Garson
December: "The Power of a Year in Review" by Tara Simkins

February: "Designing and Living an Integrated Life" by Plamen Russev
April: "Sober Curious" by Megan Murren Rittle
June: "Playing Music, the Brain and the Intellectual Dimension of Lawyer Well-Being" by Eric Ballinger
August: "The Power of Connection and Perspective" by Sam Skelton
October: "Are You OK?" by Candice D. McKinley
December: "A New Resolve on New Year's Resolutions" by Megan Murren Ritle

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Recommended Wellness Podcasts

"Metta" (Loving-kindness) Meditations

Dani Berry, Georgia attorney and founder of Wellworks Consulting, LLC, shares three "metta" (loving-kindness) meditations produced in partnership with Vista Yoga (a Lawyers Living Well resource). Listen below (7-10 minutes each).

Wellness Presentation Resources

Planning to inform friends and colleagues about the benefits of the Lawyers Living Well initiative at the State Bar of Georgia? Use the below presentation compiled by the Mental Well-Being Subcommittee.