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Wellness: The healthy lawyer is not an oxymoron | Darryl Singer

Monday, April 10, 2017 @ 8:34 AM | By Darryl Singer

A lawyer friend of mine was asked by a supplier a curious question: “How do you cope with helping people with problems all day long and then go home at night to deal with your own?” My friend shrugged. “People pay me a lot of money per hour to fix their problems. My state of mind or my emotional health doesn’t enter the picture.”

Slough it off. Suck it up.

While the first part is true, the second part is frequently overlooked in the legal profession....