Wow, even WordPress’ Dashboard is different now that I’m back attempting to blog… I am eating Trader Joe’s Thai Chili almonds over a 9 oz glass of Chardonnay at the Las Vegas Airport. Truth. So to speak 😉 It’s a far cry from where I was months ago when blogging about being an integrative lawContinue reading “First Post in Awhile… My Entre Into Legal Cannabis”
This post is in honor of my friend and mentor J. Kim Wright. Her thoughts have been posted in this blog before. Today though, I offer her words not just as inspiration, but as a complementary piece in the puzzle I am working on conveying through HolisticToolKit. This puzzle is the whole of our justiceContinue reading “Vision from J. Kim Wright”
Second little talk of mine about the relationship between mindfulness and justice. One leads to the other…
This post represents a departure for me. Most obviously, this is my first post since having officially graduated. But it is also the first of a series of “conversations” I am beginning to engage in with law professors (from across the U.S. & the world). Sometimes it will be presented in the form of actualContinue reading “So Why ARE You Taking the Bar Exam?”
See below to watch my presentation live or check out the powerpoint version below…
I am reminded of the lesson that stillness brings action for two reasons right now. The first has to do with exams. It has to do with allowing myself the rest I need to prepare mentally and emotionally for the roller coaster that is sitting in a windowless room for hours pouring every scrap ofContinue reading “Stillness Brings Action…”
Thanks to Babak Zarin for sharing his Elon Law Capstone from the spring of 2013 — it will give you a sense of what the research is on wellness (or lack of wellness) in law school AND an example of what YOU can DO about it!!
What we are talking about is a revolutionary thought: that creativity and individualism and diversity of learning styles and opportunities for expression are aspects of education that can bolster students’ performance on traditional types of exams, if they are given the support for these ways of approaching their learning.
I took all my tests. I listened to their lectures. And here’s what I’ve learned —
One of the things we explored at Omega’s holistic divorce workshop was the impact of our emotional intensity on decision-making. It’s interesting, right? The stereotype of a woman possessed by her emotions is that she’s hysterical, overcome by her feelings to the extent that all she can do is cry and scream and make waves.Continue reading “Emo-Decision Making as a Matter of Law”