We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close
Focus On
NEW In-House Counsel | Insurance | Intellectual Property | Immigration | Natural Resources | Real Estate | Tax

Wellness: End of civil dialogue bad for legal profession and your health | Darryl Singer

Friday, August 17, 2018 @ 8:44 AM | By Darryl Singer

Lately, I find it absolutely necessary for my mental health to give myself a “news free” day. No Canadian or American news. No social media. I’m finding the polarization of political and social viewpoints to be energy depleting and soul sucking. Some commentators have even speculated that it may be a hybrid form of PTSD.

When I was an undergrad taking a general liberal arts program in the mid-’80s, I looked forward to the dialogue and debate of differing views and opinions. Our political science, sociology...