Bonus Content: Recommended Listening

Bonus Content: Recommended Listening Professor Susan D. Carle and Professor Terry Davidson Professor Susan D. Carle, American University Washington College of Law Terry Davidson, Trone Family Eminent Scholar Chair in Neuroscience and Behavior, Department of Neuroscience, American University  The holiday season brings an opportunity to consider the impact of diet on the brain.  Professors Susan…

Beyond Self-Care: Applied Neuroscience Can Help You Reclaim Joy in Legal Practice

Beyond Self-Care: Applied Neuroscience Can Help You Reclaim Joy in Legal Practice By Kendra Brodin, Esq., MSW, Catherine Duncan MA, BCC., and Henry Emmons, MD Kendra Brodin, JD, MSW is Founder & CEO of EsquireWell, a legal well-being and professional development company providing speaking, consulting, coaching, and the online EsquireWell Academy. As a certified coach…

Reframing Burnout

Reframing Burnout Not only because it’s cited as one of the main causes of the Great Resignation, which may permanently reshape how we work, and not only because it’s widespread (can we ever use the metaphor of “epidemic” again?) across workplaces. We have to talk about burnout because we haven’t actually been talking about it this…

IWIL Executive Director Announcement

The Institute for Well-Being in Law is pleased to announce the hiring of our inaugural executive director, Jennifer DiSanza. Jennifer spent the last two decades working with law students as a student affairs administrator and financial educator. She has worked at three different ABA-approved law schools and is passionate about well-being in the legal profession.…

Workplace Well-Being and All I Know So Far

Workplace Well-Being and All I Know So Far By Loretta Oleksy, Mindful Life and Work Coach, Thought Kitchen LLC July 1, 2022 It’s heartening to see more people recognizing that workplace culture is tied to employee well-being, and that promoting employee well-being is not only the right thing to do but also positively correlated with…