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Welcome to: Lawyer Wellness: Identifying & Managing Stress and AnxietyHosted by the Newport News Bar Association
VJLAP’s Website: www.vjlap.orgContact VJLAP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Written materials are available @: https://vjlap.org/event/stresscle2020nnba/
This presentation has been approved for 1 hour of CLE Credit. The Certificate will be mailed to you shortly after the presentation by the NNBA.
Contact Presenters:Barbara Mardigian: Bmardigian@vjlap.org; 703.206.8027Janet Van Cuyk: Jvancuyk@vjlap.org; 757.775.0058
Remember to submit your questions or fact scenarios for Barbara's advice using the CHAT feature.
What stresses you out? What works for you? Is there someone about whom you are concerned and are wondering what to do?
Calm and Headspace are great apps for guided meditations
VJLAP has recorded a couple of meditations that are available on our website: https://vjlap.org/recordings/. I participate on a Monday lawyer wellness meditation through Mindful in Law Society (https://www.mindfulnessinlawsociety.org/)
In addition to calming and grounding skills, a skill that works for me is the acronym STOP:S: Stop. Whatever you're doing, just pause momentarily.T: Take a breath. Re-connect with your breath. The breath is an anchor to the present moment.O: Observe. Notice what is happening. What is happening inside you, and outside of you? ...P: Proceed. Continue doing what you were doing.
Yes, controlling breathing lowers heart rate and blood pressure