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Laughing Tactics To Manage Stress and Adversity
 
Date: 05/16/2014
 
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
 
Experience Level: Intermediate
 
MCLE Credit: 1.5 IL PR MCLE
 
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Laughter Really is the Best Medicine: Strategies and Tactics to Manage Stress and Adversity

The pressures and stress on practicing lawyers have always been high, but today’s economy and the business climate have increased the burdens and demands placed on attorneys. These demands can cause lawyers to have feelings of inadequacy, inferiority, anxiety, social alienation and isolation. However, there is hope, there are options, and there is help available when the blues hit hard.

This seminar will offer suggestions on how to reframe adversity and what to do if you or a colleague feels trapped, hopeless, anxious, agitated, or feel you have no further purpose in your life. The importance of humor and the impact of laughter on wellbeing will also be explored, with a humorous look at the legal profession. None of us are immune to adversity and feeling blue. You are not alone and it’s never too late to get help.

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