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Wellness and Balance

Let it R.A.I.N. – a journey into mindfulness

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French philosopher Michel Eyquem de Montaigne said it well – “My life has been filled with terrible misfortune, most of which never happened.” When things are not going the way we want, we sometimes create the illusion that they are worse than they actually are. In her book “Self-Compassion,” Dr. Kristin Neff, Ph.D. suggests being… Read More »

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Are you stressed? Your Member Assistance Program (MAP) can help

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Do any of these sound familiar – competing deadlines, too many “top priorities”, billing hour targets, client demands, juggling the responsibilities of being an employee and parent, caring for elderly parent, or insufficient time to get everything done? Learning to manage stress effectively is important. To counter the negative effects of stress, consider the following… Read More »

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Reading the signs: Stepping in when a colleague needs help

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As adults in the workplace, we usually strive to respect our coworkers’ privacy and autonomy. But it’s important to understand the difference between being nosy and being responsive. The taboos that accompany mental illness, substance abuse and interpersonal problems can make it difficult for workers to seek help when they need it. By reacting sensitively… Read More »

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Take your health and well-being to the next level with your Member Assistance Program

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Are you ready to take your health and well-being to the next level? Homewood Health’s Member Assistance Program now offers The 12 Weeks to Wellness Program : a comprehensive, self-directed approach to support behaviour changes and includes access to life coaching, nutritional counselling, and a confidential health risk assessment over a 12-week period. You can… Read More »

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The 2016 LAWPRO Magazine student issue is out

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The 2016 Student Edition of LAWPRO Magazine (“Moving Into Practice”) is now online and will be arriving in Ontario law schools in the next few weeks. Its the fourth LAWPRO Magazine issue focused on providing students with resources to make the transition from student to lawyer. It also serves as an introduction to LAWPRO and… Read More »

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Help for lawyers on #BellLetsTalk Day

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Today is Bell’s Let’s Talk Day, which has brought publicity to the issue of mental health in Canada. Bell will donate 5¢ to mental health initiatives for every Tweet using #BellLetsTalk, as well as for certain texts and calls (full details at letstalk.bell.ca). LAWPRO understands the importance of mental health and wellness in the practice… Read More »

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Not feeling like yourself? Your Member Assistance Program can help

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We know that being involved in the legal profession can be intense, with high expectations and demands. Your Member Assistance Program (MAP) helps you take practical and effective steps to improve well-being. Confidential counselling Within a confidential environment, you can receive counselling for any challenge—whether it’s a first step in facing a possible addiction, or… Read More »

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