Discover a calmer, more positive you through the power of patience — a skill you can learn and practice daily.
Pandemic Weight Gain? It's a thing
If you’ve packed on pounds since March, know that you’re not alone. But there are things you can do to reverse the scale and feel better.
Struggling with Brain Fog?
A few lifestyle tweaks can help clear out mental clouds.
Tips for cultivating contentment
Are you tired of waiting around for happiness to find you? Stop waiting and start getting happy with these tips.
Best time to exercise?
Men with a high risk of diabetes lost more belly fat when they exercised in the afternoon.
Remember when you used to enjoy things?
This loss or decrease in ability to feel pleasure from things we once enjoyed has a name: anhedonia. But you can break through it.
Proven benefits of mindfulness
A growing number of law schools and firms are teaching mindfulness and meditation to improve focus and regulate emotions.
Quality sleep key to good mental health
A recent study found sleep quality was the strongest predictor of depressive symptoms and well-being, followed by sleep quantity and physical activity.
Micro yet mighty ways to practice self-care
Rather than putting too much pressure on yourself, consider taking on more bite-size, micro-challenges this year to foster wellness in every aspect of your life.
Is your lifestyle too sedentary?
Real Simple presents eight signs that you're not moving enough.
Say goodbye to tight muscles
Try this eight-minute stretching routine to unwind from head to toe.
HOW MUCH EXERCISE FOR BETTER HEART HEALTH?
According to a large new study, the more you do, the better, but even mild exercise produces benefits for cardiovascular health.
How to live a more full life
Here are five ways to foster meaningful work and boost lawyer well-being.
Keep the Best Habits of a Bad Year
Learn how to how to build on the healthy habits you learned during pandemic life.
Building Better Mental Health
Whether you’re looking to cope with a specific problem or simply to feel more positive, there are plenty of ways to take control of your mental health
Report details key drivers of judicial stress
The comprehensive ABA report is published in the 2020 Journal of The Professional Lawyer.
8 Simple ways to practice self-care
Sometimes, it's best to help yourself first. Here's how (because you deserve it!).
Achievable New Year's Resolutions
Yes, diets and workouts are on the list — but what about happiness and peace in your life?
Stress, depression and the holidays
Don't let the holidays become something you dread. Instead, take steps to prevent the stress and depression that can descend during the holidays.
How to maintain a healthy relationship with food
Trying to manage your relationship with food while working—and doing pretty much everything—from home? It's tough, but these tips can help you do it.
Try high-intensity interval training
Many inactive adults who tried a sampling of exercises preferred intense efforts to gentler workouts.
What mindfulness does to your brain
Practicing mindfulness consistently can change the way you think, feel, and act—because it can literally change your brain.
4 Benefits of Sunlight That Will Make You Want to Go Take a Walk Right Now
Here's what the experts say about the benefits of sunlight.
Gentle stretches for upper back, neck pain
Long days of sitting at a not-quite-ergonomically-sound work-from-home set-up can wreak havoc on the neck, shoulders, and upper back. Here are three stretches to ease the pain.
Can't meditate? Try intermittent silence
It may seem odd that doing nothing and being silent can have an impact on our brain function, but that’s exactly what’s happening.
Listen and Learn
Listen to the LegalFuel Podcast to learn about the Florida Lawyers Mental Health Helpline and what to expect when you call.
Really, really short workouts
Don't have time to exercise? A solitary minute of hard work buried in 10 minutes of activity can make a big difference.
It's probably time for a self check-in
Staying attuned to your emotions can help boost resilience, lower anxiety and point you toward activities that bring joy.
Strengthen your resilience muscle
Resilience is the ability to overcome adversity and carry on, despite it not being done beautifully or perfectly. Here’s how can you train yourself to be more resilient.
September Self Care Calendar
Follow these daily actions to help you be kinder to yourself (as well as others!)
Having weird dreams lately? Here's why
With everything happening in the world right now, anxiety dreams are on the rise. Experts weigh in on how to get a better night's sleep.
ERGONOMIC OFFICE CHAIRS RECOMMENDED BY EXPERTS
If you didn't already have a home office, chances are you’ve spent the past few months working from your couch or kitchen table. It’s a solid temporary fix, but it’s in your best interest to invest in an ergonomic setup.
Work the Body and Rest the Mind
Stress is ever present. Fortunately, we’ve got yoga, which is proven to help reduce stress and the health effects it causes. You don’t need any prior experience to benefit from the practice.
Practical Recommendations for Positive Change
There are at least three reasons why it’s important for employers to focus on Lawyer Well-Being: 1. It’s good for business, 2. It’s good for clients, and 3. It’s the right thing to do.
How exercise may bolster the brain
Exercise may help change exercisers’ brains in surprising ways, according to a new study of physical activity and brain health.
Is your workstation harming you?
If your workspace is dirty, disorganized and/or throwing your posture out of whack, learn how to create an ergonomic-friendly and clutter free workstation.
12 Science-Backed Ways to Feel Better Every Day
There are scientifically proven ways you can feel better every day.
Mental Health Benefits of Exercise
Mental health benefits of exercise
How to Start Meditating
Here are strategies to take just a few minutes every day to calm your mind.
The Science of Working From Home
The Florida Bar Podcast examines the legal profession’s shift to remote work during the pandemic.
How to Be Happy
Learn how to tame negative thoughts and approach every day with optimism.
Online Therapy is the New Normal
From Real Simple: Learn how therapists and patients can the most of all virtual counseling has to offer.
Science-Backed Tips to Help You Work from Home
If the COVID-19 lockdown forced you to work from home, here are some tips to stay happy, healthy and productive, including, getting dressed, keeping a routine and creating boundaries.
How to Maintain Motivation in a Pandemic
“Doing what’s meaningful — acting on what really matters to a person — is the antidote to burnout.”
7 Science-Based Strategies to Cope with Coronavirus Anxiety
The following suggestions, based on psychological science, can help you deal with coronavirus anxiety.
25 Stay-at-Home Self-Care Ideas During COVID-19
To reduce your anxiety, boost your mental outlook, and savor your free time, try one or more of these suggestions each day, recommended by Premier Healthy Living.
Florida Lawyers Helpline 833-FL1-WELL
Since May 1, members can call The Florida Bar’s Lawyer Helpline (1-833-FL1-WELL) and talk with a professional counselor 24/7.
Pandemic Life: Weekly Chats for Lawyers and the Legal Profession
This live Zoom chat series gives lawyers, judges, law students and other legal professionals an opportunity to share experiences, ideas, concerns, and stories about life and law during COVID-19.
How to Build Healthy Habits
Experts say the best way to form a new habit is to tie it to an existing one. Look for patterns in your day and think about how you can use existing habits to create new, positive ones.
Why look on the bright side?
Because it may be good for your health! Research shows optimists are more likely to exercise and eat better, and are less likely to smoke.
One Way to be a Better Lawyer: Exercise
There are simple, non-impact exercises that can profoundly improve your health, flexibility, well-being and attitude in less than 30 minutes a day.
The Science Behind the mental health crisis
The findings show firms that cultivate more support for their employees have better outcomes and greater profitability. Listen to this podcast to learn and earn free CLE credit.
Schedule a ``Walk and Talk``
Sitting too much? Read this Harvard Business Review article to learn how to turn a regularly scheduled meeting into a walking meeting.
It's Time to Make Sleep a Priority!
Seven to nine hours of sleep per night can reduce your stress level and your risk of depression. Read about the 10 Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep.
What Makes Lawyers Happy?
Use this self-assessment tool to reflect and take action to be fulfilled in your work as a lawyer.