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Self-Care: A Holistic Approach to a Lawyer’s Well-Being—DO IT NOW

Lori Ann Buza, Esq. was not only appointed as Special Editor of the February 2024 issue of New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, “Lawyer Well Being Edition,” but also authored a Letter from the Editor and the article, “Self-Care: A Holistic Approach to a Lawyer’s Well Being—DO IT NOW.” The article discusses the importance of modeling healthy behaviors, details aspects of a holistic approach to health and well being, as well as discussing the importance of creating time for these behaviors and encouraging shareholders to engage in these healthy behaviors.  Additionally, Kirsten Scheurer Branigan, Beth P. Zoller, and Katie Ann Insignia discuss the mental health crisis in the legal profession in the same issue with the article “Tackling the Mental Health Crisis in the Legal Profession.”  For mental health resources, contact the New Jersey Lawyer’s Assistance Program. If you are a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, click here for additional resources.

These articles were originally published in the February 2024 issue of New Jersey Lawyer, a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and is reprinted with permission. This summary is for informational purposes only and is not intended to constitute legal advice. This information should not be reused without permission.