Lawyers need leisure time. This post discusses the importance of the right kind of leisure time as an effective coping resource in dealing with professional demands and mental strain related to the workload, long hours, and demanding conditions of legal work.
Wellness and well-being scholars employed a well-established stress model which can predict psychological […]
Decisions. Decisions. To make them we must search for, locate, store, retrieve, and sift through information about alternative options, and then make choices about next steps. This process frequently occurs under stressful conditions. A person’s negative moods and emotions, i.e. affect, can also impact those cognitive components of the processes involved in decision-making. We […]
Lawyers frequently experience anxiety. Negative mood states including tension, depression, anger, and fatigue also create stressful situations for lawyers in their work. Lawyers need a quick way to recover from negative emotions and negative mood states and avoid negative well-being consequences. Studies show that people who have this ability of adaptive coping usually have […]
Lawyers, judges, and legal leaders, is the legal profession an “ethical sinkhole”? Applying the discussion offered below about far-reaching findings from a recent first of its kind empirical research study to the legal realm, the word “yes” easily answers the question.
Numerous legal publications, academic commentaries, and reports from lawyer assistance programs document that […]
Darkness has enveloped the connection between emotion and persuasion for a long time. But, thanks to a team of Dutch researchers, a new dawn now illuminates that connection in the world of social influence. Emotions have been used for centuries by lawyers and others interested in the art of persuasion and evoking certain emotions […]
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