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The Mindful Lawyer

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The Mindful Lawyer Mindfulness practices can be helpful for working with a variety of mental health issues, and part of the reason for the legal profession’s interest in mindfulness is a significant body of research exploring the beneficial role it can play in relationship to depression and depression relapse. One of the most researched and...

The Mindful Lawyer

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The Mindful Lawyer Special to the News Mindfulness practice can be helpful for the cultivation of resilience — a capacity relevant to the everyday practice of law, and one that becomes especially tested during times of extreme uncertainty and distress. The events surrounding the anticipated arrival and consequences of Hurricane Irma upended many lives —...

The Mindful Lawyer

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The Mindful Lawyer Scott Rogers Special to the News An important skill that develops through mindfulness practice is learning to discern between thoughts that are useful and warrant our attention, and those that are unhelpful, yet absorb our attention. Teasing these apart is clearly important for our productivity and wellbeing—yet can be challenging, especially when...

The Mindful Lawyer

The Florida Bar News

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The Mindful Lawyer Special to the News Over the past 10 years, mindfulness has become increasingly popular across society and within the law. As more and more lawyers (perhaps you) have been introduced to mindfulness, questions emerge, such as: How is mindfulness different from deliberating on how best to solve a problem? How could mindfulness...

A Mindfulness Holiday Gift: The Present Moment Pivot

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The holiday season and the New Year offer lawyers opportunities to reflect and take stock, to grow and heal, and to make meaningful changes in our lives. Rarely though do such opportunities surface without confronting a few obstacles along the way. Some obstacles are practical considerations that may call for patience or some refiguring.  Other...

Stimulation hunger and its connection to the practice of mindfulness

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Have you ever held your breath and felt an overwhelming urge to take in air? In this month’s column, we’ll consider an interesting fact about the sensation referred to as “air hunger” and apply it to mind wandering and the discomfort or restlessness one might feel when practicing mindfulness. This discussion may make practicing mindfulness...

Perry Mason and the Present Moment

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This month’s column meanders like a river, flowing from television’s most popular trial attorney, to a largely forgotten courageous and mistreated state prosecutor, to the practice of mindful listening. A current running through this river is Native American Heritage Day, legislation signed into law by George Bush so designating the Friday following Thanksgiving. Televisions Most...

Mindfulness and Gratitude: Then and Now

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In today’s column you’ll learn a gratitude practice called “Then and Now” that can be a meaningful way to bring moments of heartfelt appreciation into your day. As this practice may be new to you, slowly ease into it and practice at specially carved out times. Importantly, it offers you the opportunity to relate to...

Mindful Walking: Transform everyday moments of walking into a beneficial mindfulness practice

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The New Year is offering many of us cool mornings, blue skies, and a bright sun that beckon us outdoors to take a walk. In previous columns we have explored the four primary mindfulness practices of focused attention, body scan, open monitoring, and connection that tend to be done sitting down. This month we consider...

The relevance of mindfulness to the work of legal professionals

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This month I’d like to reacquaint you with one of the world’s leading authorities on the science of mindfulness. Dr. Amishi Jha is a cognitive neuroscientist who, back in 2018 contributed to this column by responding to a reader’s question on the influence of mindfulness practices on the brain. Her just released book, “Peak Mind:...

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