LAP: "Overcoming Procrastination: Using Mindfulness to Bust Urgency Addiction"

Date & Time

  • August 21
  • 12:15 PM - 01:30 PM

Location

  • Vancouver, BC
  • LAP Office, 1080 Mainland St
  • Suite 415

OPTIONS FOR LAWYERS WORKGROUP

Overcoming Procrastination: Using Mindfulness to Bust Urgency Addiction

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 at 12:15-1:30pm

CPD Approved for 1.25 Hours

As individuals we all have choices about how we spend our time. Do you find that you are managing work and personal demands more chaotically? Do you find yourself shutting down? Are you heading for burnout? This experiential workshop will teach you techniques to self-manage in a way that helps you focus and be more effective in the courtroom, boardroom or living room. You will learn how to overcome procrastination and manage the mental exhaustion of competing demands by understanding the subtle internal signals going on beneath the surface of your attention. You will understand that by being guided by your deeper thought process and engaging in mindfulness techniques will help you work smarter.

Options for Lawyers is a networking, education and support group for lawyers making job or career transitions and for lawyers wishing to examine their options both personally and professionally. All LAP workshops are confidential and independent from the Law Society.

This group meets the third Wednesday of each month from 12:15PM to 1:30PM in Vancouver at the LAP office, 1080 Mainland Street, Suite 415.

For further information, please call the Lawyers Assistance Program at 604-685-2171 or just drop into a meeting.

This workshop will be facilitated by Susan Burak, J.D. M.A., R.C.C. Susan is an Associate Director and Counsellor for the Lawyers Assistance Program. Susan practised law for 25 years and has taught both locally and internationally and has helped many lawyers through difficult situations, career transitions, and deal with anxiety, depression and trauma.