Unfortunately, workplace stress is not a rarity in any profession. However, when you work within a high-pressure environment, such as within the legal field, it can feel unavoidable. Whether you are dealing with a heavy caseload or worrying about finances, you must find a way to safely manage your stress. Failure to do so could mean that stress impacts your ability to do your job, as it could cause a significant drop in productivity, drive, and enthusiasm. Furthermore, studies show that prolonged stress can have a negative effect on both your physical and mental health.
As it’s stress awareness month, we wanted to put together a list of 5 tips for managing stress as a lawyer that you can use to make your daily life a little easier!