Procrastination can be caused by depression. These depressed feelings can cause a lawyer to try to be perfect, feeling like nothing is ever good enough. Between depression and perfection, they become paralyzed and unable to make any progress. Much has been written that lawyers are much more prone to perfectionism.
Lawyers are known for their relentless effort of their work. But behind the mirage, they push themselves beyond limitations through alcohol, drugs, coffee, painkillers, or being persistent on their smart devices.
Working as a lawyer has unique challenges
There are the social hours
Time spent working on caseloads
Research has shown that over a third of lawyers and judges are failing to get a good night’s sleep.
Data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), states that 32.9% of lawyers and judges are working on less than seven hours of slumber.
Attorneys are known for…
For some reason, lawyers who have one of the MOST DEMANDING careers feel like they should be able to handle it alone. But, there is something wrong with that thinking.
Interestingly, many lawyers will boast about taking a course in rainmaking. However, these same individuals notice that even though they…
The most successful lawyers are those who set goals and stick with them no matter what. However, we are all humans and have different strengths and weaknesses. Acknowledge where you are. The worst thing someone can do is compare yourself to others.
Once you decide what you want to accomplish…
Do you remember when growing up and they say the word that patience is a virtue,
This can come into play when running your law firm and your life
The question is, how do lawyers manage all these without getting impatient. Many lawyers are impatient and live intolerance as a…
Many lawyers' worst nightmare is to make a mistake. They live with the daily stress of perfectionism. This spoils their productivity.
What happens to lawyers who are perfectionists?
They become frozen or paralyzed for fear of making a mistake.
Their procrastination stops productivity.
Many times procrastination…
Have you ever heard that laughter is the best medicine? In modern society, fierce competition and socioeconomic interaction stress the quality of life, causing a negative influence on lawyers’ mental and physical health.
Laughter is a positive sensation and seems to be a useful and healthy way to overcome stress.