Wellness

Find some ideas and tools that feed your mind and body to help you slow down, find balance, and take care of yourself and others.

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Don’t Ask Me to be Grateful

  • October 23, 2020
  • Yasmin Visram

As Thanksgiving approached, I found myself barraged with annoying platitudes about gratitude. But I am far from grateful these days. I see a world that is tired and scared and has been living on the edge too long.

When Implicit Bias Amplifies Impostor Syndrome

  • August 04, 2020
  • Yasmin Visram

When people ask me why I left private practice, I usually blame my husband. I explain that when we married, he was already a partner at the firm where I was an associate. It made sense that I would be the one to leave. The truth is a bit more complicated. I left because I felt that I was not good enough to stay.

Come Join Us “In the House with In-House”

  • May 07, 2020
  • Lynne Yryku

The CCCA’s new webinar series, "In the House with In-House," explores the key issues you are facing and how your colleagues are overcoming them. These short webinars share the real-life experiences of in-house counsel in various industries and sectors as they talk about the challenges created by the pandemic and look to the post-pandemic world.

The (Ongoing) Journey Toward Career Success

  • March 13, 2020
  • Alena Thouin

I have read a copious number of books, articles and websites on career success and satisfaction, and spoken to many about how they did it. Yet, in the end, the person I really had to talk to was myself.

Present-Proofing Your Future

  • March 13, 2020
  • Wendy Lund, RN, BScN, MSc in Mindfulness Studies

The notion of future-proofing your career is really a present-based practice of understanding where you are and how to remain relevant. Remaining grounded in the present will allow you to be more strategic and meet your goals.

Technology and Privacy: An Embodied Paradox

  • December 13, 2019
  • Wendy Lund, RN, BScN, MSc in Mindfulness Studies

Our thirst for technology to do more, be more and solve more is unquenchable. So too is our desire to have our privacy protected. Is it possible to have both exist in tandem?

Know Thyself

  • September 13, 2019
  • Jim Middlemiss

Knowing yourself intimately, from emotional intelligence to communication style and personality strengths and weaknesses, will help you relate to your colleagues and perform at a higher level. CliftonStrengths is one assessment tool gaining traction.

Flourish or Flounder: Aligning with Your Values

  • September 13, 2019
  • Wendy Lund, RN, BScN, MSc in Mindfulness Studies

Our values can help us in morally challenging moments if we are aware of them. Regularly taking stock helps us see whether we are in alignment with them or whether we need to adjust our course to perform at our best.