How will your mental health and overall well-being be affected by your potential legal career? It is no secret that lawyers have been prone to stress, long hours, and high pressure work, followed by dreaded burn-out. But is the culture finally shifting?
With the awakening of a movement surrounding self-care and mindfulness, what will law firms do to propel purposeful change within their community? And how can initiatives like The Lawyer’s Depression Project play a role in that change?
Today, attorney and founder of The Lawyers Depression Project, Joe Milowic, is here to answer all our questions about tackling mental health while working a high pressure job in BigLaw.
Listen to learn:
- About one partner’s mental health journey which eventually led to the founding of The Lawyer’s Depression Project and a new lease on self-care
- How to tell the difference between needing to get help and needing to change jobs
- How to tackle burnout with job crafting and finding meaning in unexpected places
- Advice for law school hopefuls who struggle with depression
- How to align your work with your values, and discovering what you can control and what you cannot
- Why no case is as important as family and your overall well-being
Thanks to Joe Milowic for lending his time and expertise to The Legal Level!
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