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- WARNING: Being an Attorney May be Hazardous to Your (Mental) Health – Part II
- WARNING: Being an Attorney May be Hazardous to Your (Mental) Health
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- Losing My Religion
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- Valor: Find That Strength Inside You
- I Just Can’t “Get Over It”
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Author Archives: Rose Hickman Smith
Something devastating happened to you. Maybe it was yesterday. Maybe it was fifty years ago. You got through it…somehow, but it keeps haunting you. Small, everyday things can remind you of it, bringing back images, sensations, feelings, sounds, beliefs about … Continue reading
Feeling emotionally and physically drained? In my last post, I talked about the amazing pool of energy available to you by loving yourself. Giving yourself permission to care about your own needs and welfare is the first tool for getting … Continue reading
We all feel drained sometimes. Even on a beautiful, sunny day, our world can feel cold and overcast. It is tempting to look for something on the outside that might brighten things up – maybe a slice of cake, a … Continue reading
When our feelings flare up, we tend to communicate our feelings in the least effective way: we blame, criticize, manipulate, or demand. The problem feels like the OTHER person’s actions, which we view as “causing” our hurt or angry feelings. … Continue reading
Why Can’t My Partner Listen To Me?! How understanding your partner can be threatening – and what to do about it.
“I don’t get it,” says a 30-something woman in my office. “He doesn’t seem to hear what I am saying. I can tell him over and over again how I am feeling, and he just sits there or disagrees. It’s … Continue reading
The following are a few mindfulness breathing meditations* that can be practiced every day individually or in sequence. No need for yoga poses or bulk time – they can be done in a supermarket checkout line – but some quiet, … Continue reading
You used to be amazing together. You were open, supportive, understanding… passionate. Somehow, it changed. Maybe you have been drifting away from each other. Maybe you fight too often, or struggle with betrayal. You want to recreate that secure, close, … Continue reading
On this infamous day eleven years ago, we each experienced something shockingly terrible. Many of us vividly remember seeing the plane going into the towers, the towers crashing down, the people running through the streets of New York with clouds … Continue reading
Attorneys tend to far more depressed, anxious, unhappy, and even suicidal than most other professions. In Part I of this series, I listed some of the gruesome mental health statistics for attorneys, as well as the possible explanations. Now that … Continue reading